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Sid Johnson (also known as Sid 'Uncle Jamz' Johnson), is a songwriter.producer and personal manager.

He co-wrote Midnight Star's early eighties ballad "Slow Jam", and The Deele's "Two Occasions" (for which he received a BMI award) with Babyface. He received another BMI award for Field Mob's "Sick of Being Lonely". He was also credited as a co-writer of Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together," which took elements from "Two Occasions." He has co-written, produced or executive produced Billboard charting singles for Manchild, The Boys, Shalamar, The Mac Band, Dynasty, Renaizzance, Next, Field Mob and Suthern Klick, plus album tracks for Babyface, Midnight Star, Ron Banks of The Dramatics, Usher and Monica, The Whispers and Field Mob, plus the SOUL FOOD Soundtrack. His works have appeared on seven RIAA gold albums, five platinum albums and four multi-platinum albums.

On August 30, 2006, at the BMI Urban Music Awards in the Roseland Ballroom, New York City, Johnson received four awards as a writer and publisher on Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together". Long-time friend and collaborator Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds also received recognition.

Johnson now heads M.E.C.A.P., an entertainment company that handles songwriting, record production, entertainment consultation and management consultation. He manages: r&b vocal group Endure, rappers Skypp, Twelve and KB Da Monsta; r&b songstress Sasé, smooth jazz group Rodney Stepp & The Steppin' Out Band featuring Steve Cooper; and singer/acoustic guitarist Damon Karl and r&b crooner Joon Walker. He also does entertainment consultation for pop-hop artist Mo Childs and several other acts. Additionally he partners with music producers DJGuyWes, E-Bo and D.Hittz. M.E.C.A.P. has new music releases this Fall and Winter.

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