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 Records1993
Too Much Trouble - Player's Choice

Too Much Trouble - Player's Choice

Rap-A-Lot Records1993
Scarface - The World Is Yours
  • Lettin' Em Know

Scarface - The World Is Yours

Rap-A-Lot Records1993
5th Ward Boyz - Ghetto Dope
  • Thanks For The Blessing

5th Ward Boyz - Ghetto Dope

Rap-A-Lot Records, Underground Records1993
Geto Boys - Till Death Do Us Part

Geto Boys - Till Death Do Us Part

Rap-A-Lot Records, Priority Records1993
2 Low - Funky Lil Brotha
  • Throw Ya Hands In The Air

2 Low - Funky Lil Brotha

Rap-A-Lot Records1993
Ice Cube - Bootlegs & B-Sides
  • Lil Ass Gee (Eerie Gumbo Remix)

Ice Cube - Bootlegs & B-Sides

Priority Records1994
Scarface - The Diary
  • I Seen A Man Die

Scarface - The Diary

Rap-A-Lot Records1994
Odd Squad - Fadanuf Fa Erybody!!
  • Da Squad

Odd Squad - Fadanuf Fa Erybody!!

Rap-A-Lot Records1994
5th Ward Boyz - Gangsta Funk
  • Underground G's

5th Ward Boyz - Gangsta Funk

Rap-A-Lot Records, Underground Records1994
Big Mike - Somethin' Serious
  • World Of Mine

Big Mike - Somethin' Serious

Rap-A-Lot Records1994
Friday (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  • Friday Night

Various - Friday (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Priority Records1995
Menace Clan - Da Hood
  • Cold World

Menace Clan - Da Hood

Rap-A-Lot Records1995
5th Ward Juvenilez - Deadly Groundz

5th Ward Juvenilez - Deadly Groundz

Rap-A-Lot Records1995
Jason's Lyric - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  • Jesse James

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

Mercury1995
Luniz - Operation Stackola
  • Pimps, Playas & Hustlas

Luniz - Operation Stackola

Noo Trybe Records, C-Note Records1995
AZ - Doe Or Die
  • Doe Or Die

AZ - Doe Or Die

EMI America1995
COZ - King Of Kali
  • Keep My Soul

COZ - King Of Kali

EastWest Records America1995
Tales From The Hood (The Soundtrack)
  • Face Mob

Various - Tales From The Hood (The Soundtrack)

MCA Soundtracks1995
Poppa LQ - Your Entertainment, My Reality
  • Why Hate Me

Poppa LQ - Your Entertainment, My Reality

Rap-A-Lot Records1995
Geto Boys - The Resurrection
  • The World Is A Ghetto

Geto Boys - The Resurrection

Rap-A-Lot Records1996
UGK - Ridin' Dirty
  • Hi Life

UGK - Ridin' Dirty

Jive1996
Bahamadia - Kollage
  • I Confess

Bahamadia - Kollage

Chrysalis1996
Original Gangstas (The Soundtrack)
  • X.O.

Various - Original Gangstas (The Soundtrack)

Noo Trybe Records, Virgin1996
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 Records1996
3-2 - The Wicked Buddah Baby
  • Welcome To The Slab

3-2 - The Wicked Buddah Baby

Rap-A-Lot Records, Noo Trybe Records1996
Ganksta NIP - Psychotic Genius
  • Hollograms

Ganksta NIP - Psychotic Genius

Rap-A-Lot Records, Noo Trybe Records1996
COZ - View To A Kill
  • Keep My Soul II

COZ - View To A Kill

Str8 Game Records, GhettoGroove Records1996
Big Mike - Still Serious
  • Still Serious

Big Mike - Still Serious

Rap-A-Lot Records, Noo Trybe Records1997
3X Krazy - Stackin Chips
  • Rollin 100's

3X Krazy - Stackin Chips

Noo Trybe Records1997
Scarface - The Untouchable
  • Sunshine

Scarface - The Untouchable

Rap-A-Lot Records1997
Scarface - My Homies
  • The Geto

Scarface - My Homies

Rap-A-Lot Records, Interface1998
Geto Boys - Da Good Da Bad & Da Ugly
  • Livin' 4 The Moment

Geto Boys - Da Good Da Bad & Da Ugly

Rap-A-Lot Records1998
Devin - The Dude
  • I Can't Quit

Devin - The Dude

Rap-A-Lot Records, Interface1998
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 Records1998
Ice Cube - War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc)
  • Pushin' Weight

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

Priority Records1998
Scarface - The Last Of A Dying Breed
  • Look Me In My Eyes

Scarface - The Last Of A Dying Breed

Rap-A-Lot Records2000
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 Label2000
Mr. Short Khop - Da Khop Shop
  • Short Khop & The Brain

Mr. Short Khop - Da Khop Shop

TVT Records2001
Ice Cube - Greatest Hits
  • Pushin' Weight

Ice Cube - Greatest Hits

Priority Records2001
UGK - Dirty Money
  • Choppin' Blades

UGK - Dirty Money

Jive2001
State Property
  • No Glory

Various - State Property

Roc-A-Fella Records2002
Devin The Dude - Just Tryin' Ta Live
  • Fa Sho

Devin The Dude - Just Tryin' Ta Live

Rap-A-Lot Records2002
Scarface - Greatest Hits
  • Goin' Down

Scarface - Greatest Hits

Rap-A-Lot Records2002
54th Platoon - All Or Nothin'
  • You Don't Wanna

54th Platoon - All Or Nothin'

Fubu Records2003
UGK - Best Of...
  • Choppin' Blades

UGK - Best Of

Jive2003
Scarface - Balls And My Word
  • Invincible

Scarface - Balls And My Word

Rap-A-Lot Records2003
5th Ward Boyz - Word Is Bond

5th Ward Boyz - Word Is Bond

Underground Records2003
LL Cool J - The Definition
  • Move Somethin'

LL Cool J - The Definition

Def Jam Recordings2004
UGK - Chopped & Screwed
  • Choppin' Blades

UGK - Chopped & Screwed

Jive2004
Do Or Die - D.O.D
  • Right Here

Do Or Die - D.O.D

Atlantic2005
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 Records2005
Scarface - My Homies, Part 2
  • Definition Of Real

Scarface - My Homies, Part 2

Rap-A-Lot Records2006
Scarface - Made
  • Boy Meets Girl

Scarface - Made

Rap-A-Lot 4 Life2007
UGK - Underground Kingz
  • Heaven

UGK - Underground Kingz

Jive2007
Scarface - Emeritus
  • High Powered

Scarface - Emeritus

Rap-A-Lot 4 Life, J. Prince Entertainment2008