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|Birth name||Marc Shemer|
|Also known as||SCRZA|
|Born||November 5, 1977|
|Origin||New Rochelle, New York, U.S.|
|Genres||Hip hop, R&B|
|Occupation(s)||DJ, Producer, Rapper|
|Instruments||Sampler, Keyboards, Turntable|
|Labels||Beast Music (current)|
|Associated acts||Raekwon, Styles P, Saigon, N.O.R.E., Tragedy Khadafi, Eminem|
Marc Shemer, (born November 5, 1977), better known by his stage name Scram Jones, is a producer, DJ and emcee from New Rochelle, New York. He has produced music for the Wu-Tang Clan, Mariah Carey, Jae Millz, Saigon, and Lloyd Banks. As an emcee he has been featured alongside Nas, Saigon, Styles P, Kool G Rap and Immortal Technique. He has also been featured in The Source magazine's "Unsigned Hype" column. Scram Jones is jewish.
After teaching himself how to scratch, mix, and blend, Scram Jones won second place in the 2003 East Coast Finals of Guitar Center's DJ Battles. Scram then went on to receive three consecutive nominations for Best Mixtape Producer at the respected Justo Mixtape Awards. He also hosted his own weekly radio show called "The Chop Shop" for 4 years on the WICB radio station in New York. Scram has since been DJing for Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan, Kool G Rap, N.O.R.E., and Saigon. He has also performed in various clubs around the world and in New York.
Scram's first break as a producer came with rapper Tragedy Khadafi. He served as A&R director for Tragedy's album Still Reporting and produced 4 tracks on the project, two featuring Havoc from Mobb Deep. He then went on to produce Jae Millz's first single "No, No, No" and its remix with rappers Cam'Ron and T.I., the Terror Squad single "Yeah, Yeah, Yeah" and Black Rob's single "Ready". He also produced Remy Ma's buzz single "Lights, Camera, Action". Other notable tracks include: Lloyd Banks' song "Work Magic" featuring Young Buck and The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Just a Memory" featuring Clipse. Scram Jones was nominated for a Grammy award for his production on the song "Your Girl" from Mariah Carey's multi-platinum album The Emancipation of Mimi.
As an emcee, Scram released his first record "Liquid Heat" which gained underground buzz in 1999. In 2000, he helped start the first weekly open-mic show in NYC: "End of the Weak", where he performed on stage as both an MC and DJ. In 2001, Scram won first place in Tommy Hilfiger's National Demo Contest. Hilfiger launched a national campaign featuring Scram Jones, providing a platform to promote his music. In 2002, Scram was featured in The Source magazine's "Unsigned Hype". Scram Jones has appeared in various hip-hop magazines, such as XXL, Vibe, and Scratch Magazine. Additionally, he has worked with Pharrell on Latin artist Sergio Veneno's project. Scram is currently managing Veneno and has helped to earn him a deal with Star Trak and Interscope. Scram has also performed and collaborated with the multi-platinum Latin group Aventura.
Mareko - White Sunday
Tragedy Khadafi - Still Reportin'...
Lloyd Banks - The Hunger For More
X-Ecutioners - Revolutions
Terror Squad - True Story
Mariah Carey - The Emancipation of Mimi
Dipset - More Than Music, Vol. 1
Ras Kass - Institutionalized
Black Rob - The Black Rob Report
The Notorious B.I.G. - Duets: The Final Chapter
Remy Ma - There's Something About Remy
Capone - Menace 2 Society
Dipset - The Movement Moves On
N.O.R.E. - Norminacal - The Underbelly Mixtape
Saigon - Warning Shots
Scram Jones - Loose Cannons (The Mixtape)
Smitty - The Voice Of The Ghetto
Jae Millz - The Time Is Now
Tony Touch - ReggaeTony 2
Ghostface Killah - The Big Doe Rehab
Immortal Technique - The 3rd World
Scarface - Emeritus
Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II
Method Man, Raekwon & Ghostface Killah - Wu-Massacre
Canibus - C of Tranquility
Ghostface Killah - Apollo Kids
Fat Joe - The Darkside Vol. 1
Raekwon - Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang
CF - Storm Mode
Raekwon - Lost Jewlry
Styles P - Float
Raekwon & Scram Jones - The Chef vs The Beast
Troy Ave - New York City: The Album
Sammy Adams - WIZZY
Dave East - "Straight Outta Harlem"
Raekwon - "F.I.L.A. (Fly International Luxurious Art)"
Jadakiss - "Top 5 Dead or Alive"
Capone-N-Noreaga - "Lessons"
Termanology - Cameo King III
Eminem - Revival
The Lox - Living Off Xperience
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