In the Carolinas, there is an explosion of talent that’s emerging. A lot of emphasis has been put on the North Carolina rappers, who are definitely blowing up. But, please don’t sleep on South of the Border, as what’s going on in South Carolina is something special, too.The growing South Carolina rap scene is seeing Just Rich Gates become a huge focal point.Early life Just Rich Gates lived in Gwinnett County GA, later moved to St. Stephens Sc then ultimately moves to Sumter Sc aka merk city going to private school at St Jude Catholic School then attended Pocalla Springs Elementary, Manchester Elementary School, Furman Middle School, graduated Lakewood High School and played basketball for Grace Cathedral Ministries as an teenager. After being influenced by Camron Rap Group Dip Set Just Rich Gates wanted to create an rap career. His first song attempt was Polo Button Ups featuring J-Kwon known for his 2004 rap single “Tipsy,” which rose to number 2 in 2004.He went on to brushed shoulders with Meek Mill, Reed Dollaz creating an Philadelphia buzz.
As Rich Gates music got more popular he decided make a group/label name JCE.The JCE movement was started by Just Rich Gates,his younger brother SirWalter Johnson aka Sirwalt Da Great, his 2 best friends Jalil Johnson aka Jae Bucks and Joseph Johnson aka King Prez who are the 4 original creators since 1999.As of today Jce Records is owned by Just Rich Gates(Ceo) and his father James Johnson (Co-Ceo)Waka Flocka gave Just Rich Gates his first big exposure on his single Dey Be Choosing Featuring Gucci Mane on the hook that quickly became a street classic and landed a placement on Waka Flocka Salute Me Or Shoot Me 2 Mixtape. After Waka Flocka introduced Just Rich Gates to his best friend Slim Dunkin they would collab together on countless music hits like Playing Defense, Patron Cranberry and Drop It Girl which was a stand out banger on Waka Flocka and Slim Dunkin mixtape Twin Towers 2.
Unfortunately Slim Dunkin passed away December 16, 2011, Atlanta, GA from gun violence which made Just Rich Gates hopeless losing focus to chase his goals and dreams they had together. Just Rich Gates took a break from rap but was quickly motivated by his fans, team and family to return to his music career. With business still coming in he was left with no choice but to push into the rap game with Dirt Gang BSM members Derez Deshon, Dae Dae, Chaz Gotti, J Mike, Lil Italy Puncho, DG Kannon, and Diego Landlord. Just Rich Gates introduces the world to his new project Tony Richtana 2.5 Hosted by Dj Red Skull via livemixtapes with his “Welcome to Richtana World” video as the visual.
Stand out off the tape would have to be “Rip Young Dolph” paying homage to the great memphis legend in a freestyle and Look Like A Plug produced by Golden Gramz Co-Sign by Adam22 No Jumper, Big Bank Black and Dj Scream. In South Carolina, Gates has been putting in major work for years, now. Building his momentum, Gates has worked alongside many of the biggest names in hip hop from Waka Flocka, Gucci Mane, Young Scooter, Rx Peso, Jose Guapo, Johnny Cinco, 808 Mafia, Tm88, Spiiker, Project Pat, Crunchy Black, La Chat, Lil B Based God, Metro Boomin, BMF, A Mafia, Prospect Penz,Bad Azz Becky, Travis Porter, Skippa Da Flippa Migos, Doe Boy Freebandz, Frenchie BSM, Jus Joose, Wooh Da Kid, Derez De’Shon, Dae Dae and whole lot more.
Now, Gates finds himself leading one of the most-popular movements in the music industry with his new group Slime Set alongside with Skeezy Scott, Big Kyle 2100, Jizzle Kruger and Miss 22. As an independent artist, Just Rich Gates has done more than most could imagine. Neither independent, nor major, stars have seen what this man has seen. Recently Just Rich Gates signed an distribution deal with Livemixtapes @Pesh22 December 2021, Just Rich Gates release Tony Richtana 2.5 Hosted by Dj Red Skull, Dj Asap Co Starring JCE Tony Bands to start off the 2022 New Year.
Video Link: https://youtu.be/Q8yBBQRONHY
mixtape link: Just Rich Gates Tony Richtana 2.5
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