N.O. Joe

N.O. Joe

N.O. Joe

Biography

Joseph Johnson, known by his stage name N.O. Joe, is a musician, multi platinum Grammy Nominated producer, songwriter, and artist. N.O. Joe was a pioneer of the Southern Hip Hop sound during the 1990s. He operates a production company named Gumbo Funk, which is also a name given to his melange of musical styles.

Johnson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. While in high school (in New Orleans), he began providing beats to local performers. He was later encouraged to move to New York, where he began an affiliation with Universal Music Group as a producer.

N.O. Joe has also contributed to labels such as Rap-A-Lot as an independent production entity. N.O. Joe has worked on several platinum songs and albums, including a number 1 single "Pushin Weight", to Ice Cube’s album War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc) and LL Cool J’s Grammy-nominated The DEFinition.

Production

DMG - Rigormortiz
  • You Don't Hear Me Doe

DMG - Rigormortiz

Rap-A-Lot Records 1993
Too Much Trouble - Player's Choice

Too Much Trouble - Player's Choice

Rap-A-Lot Records 1993
Scarface - The World Is Yours
  • Lettin' Em Know

Scarface - The World Is Yours

Rap-A-Lot Records 1993
5th Ward Boyz - Ghetto Dope
  • Thanks For The Blessing

5th Ward Boyz - Ghetto Dope

Rap-A-Lot Records, Underground Records 1993
Geto Boys - Till Death Do Us Part

Geto Boys - Till Death Do Us Part

Rap-A-Lot Records, Priority Records 1993
2 Low - Funky Lil Brotha
  • Throw Ya Hands In The Air

2 Low - Funky Lil Brotha

Rap-A-Lot Records 1993
Ice Cube - Bootlegs & B-Sides
  • Lil Ass Gee (Eerie Gumbo Remix)

Ice Cube - Bootlegs & B-Sides

Priority Records 1994
Scarface - The Diary
  • I Seen A Man Die

Scarface - The Diary

Rap-A-Lot Records 1994
Odd Squad - Fadanuf Fa Erybody!!
  • Da Squad

Odd Squad - Fadanuf Fa Erybody!!

Rap-A-Lot Records 1994
5th Ward Boyz - Gangsta Funk
  • Underground G's

5th Ward Boyz - Gangsta Funk

Rap-A-Lot Records, Underground Records 1994
Big Mike - Somethin' Serious
  • World Of Mine

Big Mike - Somethin' Serious

Rap-A-Lot Records 1994
Friday (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  • Friday Night

Various - Friday (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Priority Records 1995
Menace Clan - Da Hood
  • Cold World

Menace Clan - Da Hood

Rap-A-Lot Records 1995
5th Ward Juvenilez - Deadly Groundz

5th Ward Juvenilez - Deadly Groundz

Rap-A-Lot Records 1995
Jason's Lyric - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  • Jesse James

Various - Jason's Lyric - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Mercury 1995
Luniz - Operation Stackola
  • Pimps, Playas & Hustlas

Luniz - Operation Stackola

Noo Trybe Records, C-Note Records 1995
AZ - Doe Or Die
  • Doe Or Die

AZ - Doe Or Die

EMI America 1995
COZ - King Of Kali
  • Keep My Soul

COZ - King Of Kali

EastWest Records America 1995
Tales From The Hood (The Soundtrack)
  • Face Mob

Various - Tales From The Hood (The Soundtrack)

MCA Soundtracks 1995
Poppa LQ - Your Entertainment, My Reality
  • Why Hate Me

Poppa LQ - Your Entertainment, My Reality

Rap-A-Lot Records 1995
Geto Boys - The Resurrection
  • The World Is A Ghetto

Geto Boys - The Resurrection

Rap-A-Lot Records 1996
UGK - Ridin' Dirty
  • Hi Life

UGK - Ridin' Dirty

Jive 1996
Bahamadia - Kollage
  • I Confess

Bahamadia - Kollage

Chrysalis 1996
Original Gangstas (The Soundtrack)
  • X.O.

Various - Original Gangstas (The Soundtrack)

Noo Trybe Records, Virgin 1996
Facemob - The Other Side Of The Law
  • Tales From Tha Hood

Facemob - The Other Side Of The Law

Interface, Rap-A-Lot Records, Noo Trybe Records 1996
3-2 - The Wicked Buddah Baby
  • Welcome To The Slab

3-2 - The Wicked Buddah Baby

Rap-A-Lot Records, Noo Trybe Records 1996
Ganksta NIP - Psychotic Genius
  • Hollograms

Ganksta NIP - Psychotic Genius

Rap-A-Lot Records, Noo Trybe Records 1996
COZ - View To A Kill
  • Keep My Soul II

COZ - View To A Kill

Str8 Game Records, GhettoGroove Records 1996
Big Mike - Still Serious
  • Still Serious

Big Mike - Still Serious

Rap-A-Lot Records, Noo Trybe Records 1997
3X Krazy - Stackin Chips
  • Rollin 100's

3X Krazy - Stackin Chips

Noo Trybe Records 1997
Scarface - The Untouchable
  • Sunshine

Scarface - The Untouchable

Rap-A-Lot Records 1997
Scarface - My Homies
  • The Geto

Scarface - My Homies

Rap-A-Lot Records, Interface 1998
Geto Boys - Da Good Da Bad & Da Ugly
  • Livin' 4 The Moment

Geto Boys - Da Good Da Bad & Da Ugly

Rap-A-Lot Records 1998
Devin - The Dude
  • I Can't Quit

Devin - The Dude

Rap-A-Lot Records, Interface 1998
I Got The Hook-Up! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  • Bump And Grill

Various - I Got The Hook-Up! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

No Limit Records, Priority Records 1998
Ice Cube - War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc)
  • Pushin' Weight

Ice Cube - War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc)

Priority Records 1998
Scarface - The Last Of A Dying Breed
  • Look Me In My Eyes

Scarface - The Last Of A Dying Breed

Rap-A-Lot Records 2000
The Best Of 3X Krazy: 3 x 4 Life
  • Rollin' 100's

3X Krazy - The Best Of 3X Krazy: 3 x 4 Life

Not On Label 2000
Mr. Short Khop - Da Khop Shop
  • Short Khop & The Brain

Mr. Short Khop - Da Khop Shop

TVT Records 2001
Ice Cube - Greatest Hits
  • Pushin' Weight

Ice Cube - Greatest Hits

Priority Records 2001
UGK - Dirty Money
  • Choppin' Blades

UGK - Dirty Money

Jive 2001
State Property
  • No Glory

Various - State Property

Roc-A-Fella Records 2002
Devin The Dude - Just Tryin' Ta Live
  • Fa Sho

Devin The Dude - Just Tryin' Ta Live

Rap-A-Lot Records 2002
Scarface - Greatest Hits
  • Goin' Down

Scarface - Greatest Hits

Rap-A-Lot Records 2002
54th Platoon - All Or Nothin'
  • You Don't Wanna

54th Platoon - All Or Nothin'

Fubu Records 2003
UGK - Best Of...
  • Choppin' Blades

UGK - Best Of

Jive 2003
Scarface - Balls And My Word
  • Invincible

Scarface - Balls And My Word

Rap-A-Lot Records 2003
5th Ward Boyz - Word Is Bond

5th Ward Boyz - Word Is Bond

Underground Records 2003
LL Cool J - The Definition
  • Move Somethin'

LL Cool J - The Definition

Def Jam Recordings 2004
UGK - Chopped & Screwed
  • Choppin' Blades

UGK - Chopped & Screwed

Jive 2004
Do Or Die - D.O.D
  • Right Here

Do Or Die - D.O.D

Atlantic 2005
Pimp C - The Sweet James Jones Stories
  • I'sa Playa

Pimp C - The Sweet James Jones Stories

Rap-A-Lot 4 Life, Rap-A-Lot Records 2005
Scarface - My Homies, Part 2
  • Definition Of Real

Scarface - My Homies, Part 2

Rap-A-Lot Records 2006
Scarface - Made
  • Boy Meets Girl

Scarface - Made

Rap-A-Lot 4 Life 2007
UGK - Underground Kingz
  • Heaven

UGK - Underground Kingz

Jive 2007
Scarface - Emeritus
  • High Powered

Scarface - Emeritus

Rap-A-Lot 4 Life, J. Prince Entertainment 2008