Quincy Jones III

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Quincy Jones III
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Quincy Jones III in July 2008.
Background information
Birth name Quincy Delight Jones III
Also known as QDIII, QD3, Snoopy
Born (1968-12-23) December 23, 1968 (age 45)
Genres Hip hop
Occupations Record producer
Labels Qwest/Reprise/Warner Bros. Records
Website www.qd3.com

Quincy Delight Jones III (born (1968-12-23)December 23, 1968) (also known as QDIII, QD3 and Snoopy) is a composer, music producer, film producer, and author.

Family[edit]

Quincy Delight Jones III was born in Wimbledon, London, the son of Swedish supermodel Ulla Andersson and her American husband Quincy Jones, an American musician and music producer.[1] He grew up in Sweden with his older sister Martina after their parents legally separated.[2] The two have five American half-sisters by their father's two other marriages and relationships in the United States, including the actresses Kidada and Rashida Jones.

A Swedish citizen, Jones has two children, Quincy Renzo Delight Jones IV and Nea Jones.[according to whom?]

Business ventures[edit]

Quincy Jones III is the founder of QD3 Entertainment, which has produced a series of documentaries called Beef. These explore the violence and feuds within hip hop culture.[3] Jones is also a hip hop DJ; he released an album called Soundlab (1991).

On November 4, 2009, Chamillionaire launched the Global Innovation Tournament 2009 with Quincy Jones III at Stanford University as part of the Stanford Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar Series.

He is known for his The Carter (2009) documentary, about rapper Lil Wayne. The rapper filed a lawsuit to prevent distribution because he wanted control over the final cut, but the case was dismissed by the judge. A Huffington Post review ranked it as one of the top five movies about hip-hop.

Discography[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Q, The Autobiography Of Quincy Jones

Films and documentaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Public tax records (accessible by telephone) from the Swedish Tax Agency
  2. ^ Superiorpics.com: Quincy Jones, accessed 2010-07-08
  3. ^ [1] Beef: The Series at QD3.com
  4. ^ [2] Beef: The Series on IMDb
  5. ^ Beef: The Series at TV.com
  6. ^ Tupac: Thug Angel at QD3.com

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