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Def Jef

voc, *1966 US, Harlem
Composer / Producer of Hip-Hop/Rap
A.k.a. Jeffrey Andrew Fortson Jeffrey Fortson

Rapper and producer, born 27 September 1966 in New York City. Def Jef didn't get his break until he moved to California and signed with Delicious Vinyl. Released a few solo albums before retreating behind the boards to do production for the likes of 2Pac, Boss and Tha Eastsidaz.

  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Dance
  • Reggae
  • Electronic
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
We're All In The Same Gang on West Coast Livin', Volume Three by Various Artists
Believe In Love - Phat Phili Mix on Morning Soul by Various Artists
Do It Baby on Just a Poet With Soul by Def Jef
Droppin' Rhymes On Drums on Just a Poet With Soul by Def Jef
On The Real Tip on Just a Poet With Soul by Def Jef
Give It Here on Just A Poet With Soul by Def Jef
Soul Provider on Soul Food by Def Jef
Cali's All That on Soul Food by Def Jef
Poet With Soul on Just A Poet With Soul by Def Jef
Black To The Future on Just a Poet With Soul by Def Jef

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
It's Your MoveRam-Z Featuring Def Jef1996Album
Cali's All ThatDef Jef1992Album
Here We Go AgainDef Jef1991Single
Set Adrift On Memory Bliss / Here We Go AgainP.M. Dawn / Def Jef1991Single
Soul FoodDef Jef1991Album
VictoryDef Jef And Erick Vaan Featuring U.S. National Soccer Team1990Single
Black To The FutureDef Jef1990Album
Poet With SoulDef Jef1990Album
Just A Poet With SoulDef Jef1989Album
Droppin' Rhymes On DrumsDef Jef Featuring Etta James1989Single
Give It HereDef Jef1988Album
On The Real TipDef Jef1988Single
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