Jump Smokers

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Jump Smokers!
Also known as
  • Jumpsmokers
Origin Chicago, New York, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)
Instruments
Years active 2009-present
Labels
Website www.jumpsmokers.com
Members Roman, Flipside, Johnny Digital

Jump Smokers are an electronic dance music DJ duo from Chicago, United States. The band currently consists of members, Roman (vocals & lyrics), Flipside (production & DJ) and Johnny Digital.

Background[edit]

The two met in Chicago working for Chicago radio station B96 in 2003.[1] They formed the group in 2009 along with producer Reydon and digital media designer Johnny Digital. Their debut album, Kings of the Dancefloor!, was released July 27, 2010 on Ultra Records. In 2012, Reydon moved on from the group and Marquee joined the group for 2 years.

Career[edit]

In 2009, Jump Smokers featured on Honorebel's hit single "Now You See It (Shake That Ass)" alongside American rapper Pitbull.[2][3] They later released their debut single in November titled "Don't Be a Douchebag".[4] They released their debut studio album on 27 July 2010 via Ultra Records.[5]

Controversy[edit]

In 2009, they released a song criticizing Chris Brown for his altercation against Rihanna.[6] The song gained radio airplay in cities across the country.[6] A portion of the proceeds benefited various organizations for battered women.[6]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums
Title Album details
Kings of the Dancefloor!
  • Released: July 27, 2010
  • Label: Ultra Records
  • Format: CD, digital download

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays
Title Album details
The Whisper EP, Vol. One
  • Released: April 23, 2014
  • Label: JS Sound
  • Formats: Digital download
The Voice & The Beats (with Paula DeAnda)
  • Released: June 24, 2014
  • Label: JS Sound
  • Formats: Digital download

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US UK
"Don't Be a Douchebag" 2010 Kings of the Dancefloor!
"Dance Rock Shake Pop"
(featuring Alex Peace)
"Rebound"
(featuring Frankie J)
"Faded"
"Manila Anthem"
(featuring Audiobot)
2013 Non-album singles
"We Ready (Swish)" 2014
"Photobomb"
(featuring Baby Bash)
"Deserve Better"
(featuring Austin Mahone)
2016
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US

Digital

[7]

BEL

[8]

NL

[9]

UK

[10]

"Now You See It (Shake That Ass)"
(Honorebel featuring Pitbull and Jump Smokers)
2009 43 Club Scene
"Alone Again"
(Alyssa Reid featuring Jump Smokers)
2011 25 59 2 The Game
"Vegas Nights"
(Baby Bash featuring Jump Smokers)
Non-album single
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other charted songs[edit]

List of songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
AUT

[11]

"Superstar"
(featuring Pitbull and Qwote)
2010 41 Kings of the Dancefloor!
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Guest appearances[edit]

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"In Your Arms" 2011 Mia Martina, Belly Devotion

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schlein, Zach (7 January 2016). "Jump Smokers Learned Dance Music From Chicago, and Work Ethic from Pitbull". Miami New Times. Retrieved 2016-11-30. 
  2. ^ "Now You See It (feat. Pitbull & Jump Smokers) - Single by Honorebel on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-11-30. 
  3. ^ Charles, Laurie (2014-10-27). "Pitbull & Enrique Iglesias With J Balvin - American Airlines Arena, Miami". Miami New Times. Retrieved 2016-11-30. 
  4. ^ "Don't Be a Douchebag - Single by Jump Smokers on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-11-30. 
  5. ^ "Kings of the Dancefloor! (Bonus Track Version) by Jump Smokers on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-11-30. 
  6. ^ a b c "Anti-Chris Brown Song 'My Flow So Tight' Gaining Radio Airplay". MTV News. Retrieved 2016-11-30. 
  7. ^ "Honorebel - Chart history | Billboard". www.billboard.com. Retrieved 2016-11-06. 
  8. ^ "Alyssa Reid feat. Jump Smokers - Alone Again". ultratop.be. Retrieved 2016-11-06. 
  9. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Alyssa Reid feat. Jump Smokers - Alone Again". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2016-11-06. 
  10. ^ "ALYSSA REID FT JUMP SMOKERS | full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com. Retrieved 2016-11-06. 
  11. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Das österreichische Hitparaden- und Musik-Portal". www.austriancharts.at. Retrieved 2016-11-06.