Mr. J. Medeiros is an emcee based in Los Angeles, and a founding member of the former hip-hop group The Procussions. With The Procussions, Medeiros released three albums. As Iron Sharpens Iron and Up All Night were both released independently, while the trio’s sophomore album, 5 Sparrows for 2 Cents, was the first release on the revamped Rawkus Records. Medeiros started his solo career on Rawkus in 2007 with his debut album Of Gods and Girls, which received widespread critical acclaim and took aim at numerous issues such as human trafficking and internet pornography. In 2009 he released The Art of Broken Glass EP. Medeiros owns and runs his own label, De Medeiros LLC.