The American producer and rapper, Jon Connor, is famous for his exclusive rap style. Originally named Jon Kevin Freeman Junior, the impressive artist stepped in the professional rap world in 2005. He has given many outstanding musical hits to rap fans from all over the world. He garnered critical acclaim after the successful release of his mixtapes and studio albums. He rolled out his album titled ‘The Blue Album’ after getting inspired by Jay-Z. Jon also launched ‘The People’s Rapper LP’ after getting influenced by Eminem.
The rapper officially launched his debut studio album under title ‘Unconscious State’ on Jul 2, 2013, via his independent label All Varsity Music. It was no less than a beautiful gift by the American rapper. It included striking guest appearances from other popular celebrities such as Smoke DZA, Chris Webby, Royce da 5’9”, Danny Brown, Freddie Gibbs, Willie the Kid, and Chris Webby, to name a few. All the production work was handled by Jon Conner himself, Optiks, Brix, and Mr. Poter. Soon after the official release in USA, the album secured 35th position on the US Billboard Top Hip Hop Albums chart. The same album was peaked at 7th spot on the US Billboard Heat-seekers Albums Chart.
From 2013 to 19, Jon has been signed to Dr. Dre’s record label known as ‘Aftermath Entertainment’. Unfortunately, the rapper couldn’t launch even a single studio album while being part of the record house. Connor got featured on ‘Compton’ (Dr. Dre’s official album) and ‘The Documentary 2.5’ (The Game’s studio album). The American crush has performed associated acts with Willie the Kid, Chris Webby, and Dr. Dre at different times. He has worked under All Varsity Music, Interscope Records, and Aftermath Entertainment.
Who are Jon Connor's Parents?
Jon was born on Apr 13, 1985, in Flint, Michigan, USA. He is the much-loved son of Jon Freeman Senior and Mahley. Father of the young boy used to be a popular musician who later switched his career to become a Christian Minister. He played a key role in motivating Connor to pursue a career in the professional rap industry. He got all the initial singing training from his father. According to Jon, he spent early days of life listening to MC Breed, The Dayton Family, and Top Authority. The talented guy completed his graduation from the Flint Powers High School.
He was deeply involved in music while studying at school. He listened to all the hit artists at that time and tried to copy their style. The father of the young boy was literally impressed with his exceptional singing qualities. He encouraged Connor to polish his rap skills. So, Jon’s early life was highly influenced by music.
Connor was just 10 years of age when started writing songs. He began making profit by selling his own mixtapes out of his school backpack and car’s trunk. The amazing guy laid the foundation of his independent record label at the age of 14. His mother was a big support in making this possible. He was confident to flourish in the American music industry after the successful launch of his music label ‘All Varsity Music’. He worked day and night to make money. Finally, he produced an in-house studio to make his dream come true.
Jon received appreciation even from the critics just because of his gritty lyricism. Prominent names of the American entertainment industry such as Scarface, Rick Ross, Busta Rhymes, Big Sean, Nas, and The Game praised Jon’s efforts. From 2005 to 2010, he kept releasing mixtapes to impress the listeners. He kicked off the professional career with the launch of his debut mixtape ‘The Calling: The Prequel (part 1)’. It was well-received by most of the music enthusiasts. In 2006, he launched his 2nd mixtape titled ‘Everybody Hates Connor’. Two years later in 2008, the skillful artist rolled out his 3rd mixtape under the caption ‘The Calling: The 2nd Coming (Part 2)’. Again it turned out to be a good commercial success for the rising artist.
On Sep 29, 2010, Jon launched his 4th mixtape titled ‘Jon Connor as Vinnie Chase (Season 1)’. Generally, it was produced by Optiks and Connor himself. He launched his hit single ‘The Message’, which featured guest appearances from American rappers Consequence and Saigon. The multitalented artist launched a collaboration music album ‘Salvation’ in association with the producer named ‘Rob Reef Tewlow’. The latter has produced outstanding numbers for Bad Meets Evil and 50 Cent. The collaboration album met the high expectations of music lovers and gained positive feedback.
On Jul 2, 2013, Jon came up with his debut studio album ‘Unconscious State’ via his independent label ‘All Varsity Music’. It was rolled out in digital download and CD formats for the facilitation of fans. The album was ranked 35 on the US R&B and 24 on the US Rap charts. Producers who participated in the production work were Neo Tempus, Jon Connor himself, Optiks, K. Wills, Brix, and Mr. Poter. Furthermore, it included fabulous guest appearances from Talib Kweli, Danny Brown, Freddie Gibbs, and Chris Webby among others.
Does Jon Connor have a Girlfriend?
Jon is a handsome guy with good height and robust physique. He is 34-year old as of April 2019. He established himself as a successful singer, songwriter, producer, and rapper. He is living life as a single according to current information sources. However, critics believe that he must be in a secret relationship with an unknown woman. The rapper has not disclosed anything about his private life. He prefers keeping his love life hidden from the eyes of camera. No future plans available regarding engagement or marriage.
How much is Jon Connor's Net Worth?
Connor is one of those lucky rap artists who started their professional careers at a very young age. He was just 14 when laid down the foundation of an independent record label with the assistance of his beloved mother. The star has launched many successful singles and mixtapes throughout his singing career. His sole debut studio album received positive responses from all major markets. He makes money from music and no other income source has been reported thus far. Connor owns an estimated net worth of US $5 Million.