J-Roc (record producer)

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Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon
Birth name Jerome Harmon
Origin Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Genres Hip hop, Rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk
Occupations Record producer, Musician
Years active 1993–present
Associated acts Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Chris Cornell, Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, Waymon Tisdale, Ashlee Simpson, Jamie Foxx, Fred Hammond, Nelly Furtado, Mario, The Royal Court
Website JeromeHarmonProductions.com

Jerome Harmon, better known as J-Roc, is a pop, R&B and hip hop producer from Fort Worth, Texas. He frequently collaborates with Timbaland. Jerome Harmon has produced for artists such as Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, Ashlee Simpson, Mario, Nelly Furtado, Jamie Foxx, and Chris Cornell.[1]

Early career[edit]

J-Roc spent years on the session circuit, where his first credits include playing organ and keyboard on early Kirk Franklin's albums including Kirk Franklin and the Family, Whatcha Lookin' 4, and Kirk Franklin & the Family Christmas.[1] In 1998, J-ROC co-produced five songs on Wayman Tisdale's critically acclaimed album Decisions.[2]

Commercial Breakthrough[edit]

J-Roc worked with Royal Court productions and then with Timbaland's production company in 2007, and contributed to Timbaland's solo album Shock Value as well as Bobby V's album Special Occasion, co-producing the single "Anonymous."[3]

Selected production discography[edit]

2014[edit]

Nas - TBA[edit]

Michael Jackson - Xscape[edit]

Missy Elliott - Block Party[edit]

2013[edit]

Beyoncé Knowles - BEYONCÉ[edit]

Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2[edit]

Justin Timberlake - The 20/20 Experience[edit]

Jay-Z - Magna Carta Holy Grail[edit]

Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines[edit]

  • Take It Easy on Me

Cher - Closer to the Truth[edit]

  • "I Don't Have To Sleep To Dream"

2011[edit]

Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.[edit]

Demi Lovato - Unbroken[edit]

Free Sol - No Rules[edit]

2010[edit]

Keri Hilson - No Boys Allowed[edit]

Michelle Branch - Getaway[edit]

2009[edit]

Chris Cornell - Scream[edit]

  • "Part of Me"
  • "Time"
  • "Sweet Revenge"
  • "Get Up"
  • "Ground Zero"
  • "Never Far Away"
  • "Take Me Alive" (featuring. Justin Timberlake)
  • "Long Gone" (featuring. Timbaland)
  • "Scream"
  • "Enemy"
  • "Other Side of Town"
  • "Cimbing Up The Walls"
  • "Watch Out"
  • "Two Drink Minimum" (included as a hidden track inside of "Watch Out")
  • "Ordinary Girl" (Deluxe Edition)
  • "Lost Cause" (UK Deluxe Edition)
  • "Do Me Wrong" (Japan Bonus Track)
  • "Stop Me" (Used for promotional services by Verizon Wireless, not included on album)
  • "Love Comes Down' (unreleased)
  • "Why Do You Follow Me?" (unreleased)

Ginuwine - A Man's Thoughts[edit]

Jay-Z - The Blueprint 3[edit]

Timbaland - Timbaland Presents Shock Value II[edit]

2008[edit]

Ashlee Simpson - Bittersweet World[edit]

  • "Outta My Head (Ay Ya Ya)"
  • "Rule Breaker"
  • "Ragdoll"
  • "Bittersweet World"
  • "What I've Become"
  • "Murder"
  • "Never Dream Alone"

Jamie Foxx - Intuition[edit]

2007[edit]

Bobby V - Special Occasion[edit]

Mario - Go![edit]

  • "No Definition"

Awards and Accolades[edit]

Composing for Film[edit]

References[edit]

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