Scram Jones

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Scram Jones
Birth nameMarc Shemer
Also known asSCRZA
Born (1977-11-05) November 5, 1977 (age 42)
Origin New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, R&B
Occupation(s) DJ, Producer, Rapper
Instruments Sampler, Keyboards, Turntable
LabelsBeast Music (current)
Associated acts Raekwon, Styles P, Saigon, N.O.R.E., Tragedy Khadafi, Eminem
Website Official website

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. [1]

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Career

Working as a DJ

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.

Working as a record producer

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.

Working as an MC

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.

Discography (as lead artist)

Mixtapes

Singles

Production discography

2003

Mareko - White Sunday

Tragedy Khadafi - Still Reportin'...

2004

Lloyd Banks - The Hunger For More

X-Ecutioners - Revolutions

Terror Squad - True Story

2005

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

2006

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)

2007

Smitty - The Voice Of The Ghetto

Jae Millz - The Time Is Now

Tony Touch - ReggaeTony 2

Ghostface Killah - The Big Doe Rehab

2008

Immortal Technique - The 3rd World

Scarface - Emeritus

2009

Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx II

2010

Method Man, Raekwon & Ghostface Killah - Wu-Massacre

Canibus - C of Tranquility

Ghostface Killah - Apollo Kids

Fat Joe - The Darkside Vol. 1

2011

Raekwon - Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang

CF - Storm Mode

2013

Raekwon - Lost Jewlry

Styles P - Float

Raekwon & Scram Jones - The Chef vs The Beast

Troy Ave - New York City: The Album

2014

Sammy Adams - WIZZY

Dave East - "Straight Outta Harlem"

2015

Raekwon - "F.I.L.A. (Fly International Luxurious Art)"

Jadakiss - "Top 5 Dead or Alive"

Capone-N-Noreaga - "Lessons"

2016

Termanology - Cameo King III

2017

Eminem - Revival

2020

The Lox - Living Off Xperience

Unknown

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