Jason C. Medeiros better known as Mr. J. Medeiros, is an American M.C., record producer, and songwriter. He is responsible for forming the Hip Hop group The Procussions, the IAmConstance campaign, and his own label De Medeiros. He is of Portuguese and Scottish descent.
Mr. J. has released 3 albums with his group The Procussions; “As Iron Sharpens Iron” and “Up All Night” both independently released and “5 Sparrows for 2 Cents” which was Rawkus Records first release following their reemergence in 2006. The Procussions shared the stage with many Hip Hop acts including The Roots, De La Soul, Lupe Fiasco, Mos Def, and were one of two acts on the Tribe Called Quest first reunion tour. The Procussions are currently recording their new record.
Mr.J. has written and produced music with such artists as, Talib Kweli Ahmad Jones, Shad, Marty James, 20Syl and French hip hop group Hocus Pocus.
Mr. J. Medeiros started his solo career in 2007 and put out his first album “Of gods and girls” on Rawkus Records that year. He then released “Friends Enemies Apples Apples” in 2009 followed by an EP titled "The Art of Broken Glass, both on his own label De Medeiros LLC. Mr. J. Medeiros released his third full length album "Saudade" in 2011, a project funded by his fans through the crowd sourcing site indiegogo. The music video for the single "Neon SIgns" won the MTVU Freshman video contest which in turn put the video into rotation. "Saudade" introduced "The Stare" a production team including Mr. J. Medeiros, Stro the 89th Key, and Luke Atencio. In 2012 Mr. J. Medeiros released the "Pale Blue Dot" EP which featured Canadian rapper SHAD.
Mr.J.Medeiros social activism includes his service with AmeriCorps NCCC, his volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity, and assisting in various community outreach organizations for persons with developmental disabilities. He also ran a campaign against sexual abuse and human trafficking called iamconstance.org and humantrafficking.org to raise awareness about such issues. The iamconstance.org was prompted by his anti-human trafficking song/video “Constance” released on Mr.J’s album “Of gods and girls” which became popular in the non-profit community landing itself a spot in an expose on CBS Evening News. The video “Constance” is still being used today in aid to groups and organizations concerned with this social issue. Mr.J.Medeiros appeared on Miami Ink in support of "Constance" and his song "American Fado".