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Philadelphia, United States (1996 – present)

Jedi Mind Tricks (JMT) is a hip hop group formed in 1996 with two members from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and one from Camden, New Jersey. The group was founded by two high school friends rapper Vinnie Paz (Vincenzo Luvineri) and producer / DJ Stoupe the Enemy of Mankind (Kevin Baldwin). In 1999 the New Jersey rapper Jus Allah (James Bostick) joined the group to record the 2nd studio album by JMT, Violent by Design but left shortly after for reasons that remain unexplained. The track “The Rebuilding” (2006) marked his unofficial return to JMT since the split, but made a full fledged return aside Vinnie Paz for the 6th studio album, A History of Violence (2008).

DJ Kwestion is also a part of the group, mainly scratching choruses on the turntable. Kwestion (or Kwes) is also a part of the group Skratch Makaniks. Kwestion was a replacement for JMT’s previous tour DJ, Drew Dollars, who is no longer affiliated with the group.

JMT has collaborations with both regional MCs and rap veterans, including GZA, Kool G Rap, 7L & Esoteric, Sean Price, Ras Kass, Canibus, Percee P, Killah Priest, Louis Logic, R.A. the Rugged Man, Tragedy Khadafi, and Ill Bill. The group has sold 250,000 albums in the United States and 300,000 albums worldwide, all of which were released independently.


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  • BloodOnLeaves

    Albums without Stoupe are boring as hell, new one is solid as fuck. Sick beats.

    1 minute ago Reply
  • BloodOnLeaves

    Shoutouts to everyone who down-voted all of the classic pics of Vinnie, Jus and Stoupe for some reason and left us with a bunch of wack pictures of DJ Kwestion [2]

    1 Aug 5:46pm Reply
  • Edgecrvsher

    Violent By Design and Servants In Heaven, Kings In Hell are unfuckable. But with saying that, you can't go wrong with any Jedi Mind Tricks album. It goes without saying, but The Thief And The Fallen KILLS.

    25 Jul 11:52pm Reply
  • Hour_of_Chaos

    Best Release since Legacy of Blood imo

    8 Jul 5:36pm Reply
  • Dnlphnv

    Джедаи вернулись! Новый альбом довольно неплох, будем слушать еще.

    7 Jun 10:04am Reply

    The album is solid, but even if it would be horrible I wouldn't care, because I'm so happy to hear Stoupe on the production.

    4 Jun 11:49am Reply
  • AndrewCG

    heavy shit

    17 May 4:14pm Reply
  • Texas_Carnifex

    обосрался с джедайского аватара, такой-то АУТворлд :)

    15 May 8:34am Reply
  • illmatic96

    New album leaks 3 weeks ahead of time and Vinny on Twitter bitching to mad people! HAHAHAHAHAHA THAT FAT FAKE MUSLIM

    14 May 5:32pm Reply
  • JakIsDead

    Shoutouts to everyone who down-voted all of the classic pics of Vinnie, Jus and Stoupe for some reason and left us with a bunch of wack pictures of DJ Kwestion

    14 May 10:52am Reply
  • lastochka_56

    Оправдал ожидания. Вах-вах, наконец-то никаких пищалок, свистелок, залупы от того же стубангаса. Все гладенько и приятно.

    14 May 8:41am Reply
  • Nafister

    Solid new album.

    13 May 7:49pm Reply
  • Strohlu

    i want to have the shirt with the new cover on it. But i cant order it from Germany... Is there a way to get it?

    10 May 4:14pm Reply
  • Jekku666

    Great hip hop-artist. A History of Violence is my favorite from their disco

    16 Jan 5:35pm Reply
  • derangement_bg

    Nafister, huge if true! Stoupe is a very important part of JMT, no doubt about it. Some of the sickest beats out there. Although I actually enjoyed Violence Begets Violence a lot to be quite honest.

    15 Jan 6:40pm Reply
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  • bloody72

    pozdrowienia ze Śląska dla fanów Jedi Mind Tricks

    12 Dec 2014 Reply
  • Nafister

    Vinnie Paz and Stoupe return as Jedi Mind Tricks in 2015. Hell yeah !!!

    20 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Caltra

    Servants in Heaven, Kings in Hell is one of the greatest Hip Hop albums of all time.

    2 Nov 2014 Reply
  • afropunk90

    violent by design changed my life

    31 Oct 2014 Reply
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