Joell Ortiz Bio
Joell Ortiz (Joell Christopher Ortiz) Is an American rapper and member of rap group “Slaughterhouse”. He was formerly signed to D.r Dre’s “Aftermath Entertainment” record label, He is now signed to eminem’s “Shady Records”.
He was featured in the Unsigned Hype column of the March 2004 issue of The Source Magazine and was also selected as Chairman’s Choice in XXL Magazine.
Joell Ortiz Age
Joell was born on July 6, 1980.
Joell Ortiz Height|Weight
Ortiz is 6 feet and 4 inches tall, Information on his weight will be updated soon.
Joell Ortiz Family|Early Life
Ortiz was born to Puerto Rican parents in Brooklyn, New York where he grew up in East Williamsburg.
Not much information regarding his family and early life is available as per now but will be updated soon.
Joell Ortiz Career
Ortiz came to recognition after releasing his first album “The Brick:Bodega Chronicles in 2007 via “Koch Records” even though he was still signed to “Aftermath Records”. The album included guest artists like Big Daddy Kane, Styles P, Big Noyd, Akon, Immortal Technique, Grafh, and Ras Kass.
Joe Budden reached out to Crooked I, Royce da 5’9″, Joell Ortiz, and Nino Bless for a track titled “Slaughterhouse” on his digital release, Halfway House. Based on the reception of the track, they decided to form a super-group, minus Nino Bless, and named it after the first song they made together. They released numerous songs throughout early 2009, building a buzz for their self-titled album which was released through E1 on August 11, 2009. The album features production from Alchemist, DJ Khalil and Mr. Porter, plus guest appearances from Pharoahe Monch, K-Young, and The New Royales. In January 2011, the group signed to Shady Records and left E1 Entertainment.
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Ortiz started to have problems with E1 Entertainment and after almost a year, He left the label on November 2010. In August 2010, Ortiz was in talks, about signing a deal with Steve Rifkind’s label SRC Records. However the deal was never finished.
In an interview ortiz discussed of his relationship with legendary rapper “Eminem” and the flood of record labels yearning for his signature for a record deal after he released his “Free Agent” album.
During Slaughterhouse 2012 tour, the group stopped in Las Vegas, Nevada at Bootleg Kev’s radio show, where they talked about their album Welcome to: Our House, and their work with Eminem. It was revealed that Ortiz signed with Shady Records as a solo act. In 2012, Joell as part of the group Slaughterhouse released their second album Welcome To Our House on August 28, 2012.
On September 16, 2014, Ortiz released his third studio album House Slippers. The album features guest appearances from, among others, B.o.B, Royce da 5’9″, Joe Budden, Crooked I, and Maino. The album was supported by the singles “House Slippers” and “Music Saved My Life”.
Joell Ortiz Net Worth
Joell has an estimated net worth of 1.5 million dollars as of 2019.
Joell Ortiz Personal Life
According to our sources Joell could possibly be single but this information will be updated soon.
Joell Ortiz Albums
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Certifications|
|The Brick: Bodega Chronicles||
|That’s Hip Hop||
Joell Ortiz EPs
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
Joell Ortiz Songs
|“Hip Hop”||2007||The Brick: Bodega Chronicles|
|“Call Me (She Said)”
(featuring Ana Yvette)
|“House Slippers”||2014||House Slippers|
|“Music Saved My Life”
(featuring B.o.B & Mally Stakz)
|“Almost Like Praying”||2017||Almost Like Praying|
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