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Jesse West

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Birth name  Jesse Williams III
Website  [1]
Record label  NONE
Labels  None
Genres  Hip hop music

Years active  1989 – present
Role  Rapper
Origin  Bronx, New York
Name  Jesse West
Music group  Hit Squad
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Also known as  “3rd Eye”, “Dirty Apple Slim”, "Dirty Traxx"
Born  December 4, 1967 (age 48) (1967-12-04)
Albums  Blood From A Stone, Planets, Stick With the Ital, No Prisoners
Similar People  Nine, Lord Finesse, KRS‑One, Paula Perry, Redman

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Jesse West, a.k.a. 3rd Eye (born December 4, 1967 in the South Bronx, New York) is a producer/rapper. Jesse grew up in the Bronx River Projects, where the Master/Teacher DJ Afrika Bambaataa founded the Universal Zulu Nation.


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Born Jesse Williams III, he was one of the first rappers signed to Motown Records and in 1989, released the album "No Prisoners". He then went on to produce hit songs with many artists including GZA, Xzibit, Heavy D and KRS-One among others. One of Bad Boy Records' original "Hitmen", West recorded Biggie Smalls first demo as well as produced remixes for songs on Mary J. Blige's album, What's the 411?.

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As rapper 3rd Eye, it has been argued that Jesse West was the first rapper to use the term "bling" on Super Cat's 1993 hit "Dolly My Baby (Remix)" - a song that West produced, and also featured Puff Daddy and a young Biggie Smalls in his record debut.

Jesse West continues to create tracks and produce music for artists.


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