Just Blaze: The Story of a Hacker Turned Hip Hop Producer. (Music, Technology)


Justin Smith AKA Just Blaze started out his hacking career by splicing battery packs into his mother’s cordless phone, then moved onto creating Notorious BIG “Who Shot Ya?” ring tones for Motorola pagers back in the day. Now he’s a big time hip hop player, having produced some of the most notable albums for people like Eminem, Drake and Jay-Z. Read more about him on wired. Above photo courtesy of Wired, Just Blaze pictured with photographer Ben Grieme.

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