J57, is an American rapper and record producer. He recorded his first recordings with his crew in 2007. In 2012, he released two solo EPs titled 2057 and The Ports EP which did well to gain him grounds and further led him to being ranked #20 in AllHipHop's list of "Top 50 in Underground Hip-Hop".
He is a member of the Brown Bag AllStars, a group of emcees he joined while working at Fat Beats in 2004, as well as Jamo Gang, a hip-hop group which consists of himself, Ras Kass and El Gant. In mid-2015, he produced "The Purple Tape" (one of the lead singles from Method Man's fifth studio album "The Meth Lab")
which went on to peak at #57 on the US Billboard 200 , closely followed by his well recieved first solo album "I'm the J57" - awarded 8/10 by Hypefresh Magazine.
The brains behind FiveSe7en Collective and "hardest working man in Hip-Hop" is currently completing solo projects including a collaborative EP with Homeboy Sandman a full length Jamo Gang album and his eagerly anticipated sophomore solo LP.