|Yung Joc Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||April 2, 1983|
Yung Joc is an American hip hop recording artist whose real name is Josiel Amon Robinson. Yung is known for his hit single “It’s Goin’ Down” and for appearing in films like Norbit (2007) Step Up (2006), Fish Tank (2009), and Step Up Revolution (2012). His first studio album was New Joc City. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 1 million followers on Instagram and more than 400k followers on Twitter.
Jasiel Amon Robinson
ATL’s Most Wanted, Mr. Robinson
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
- Father – Stanley Tucker (Entrepreneur)
He is represented by –
- Jeff Epstein, Talent Agent, Universal Attractions
- Kylie MacKenzie, Talent Agent Commercial, Artistic Talent, Valley Village, California, U.S.
Bad Boy South, Atlantic, J Records, Block Entertainment, RCA, Polo Grounds
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Yung has dated –
- Fatimah Jester (1999-2001) – Yung dated Fatimah for around 2 years before breaking up in 2001. They have a son, Amoni, out of this relationship.
- Alexandria Robinson (2001-2014) – Jasiel married his high school sweetheart Alexandria Robinson in 2002 after dating for a year. They have 3 children together with a daughter named Ja’Kori, and two sons Amir and Chase. The couple got divorced in 2014 after Alexandria accused Yung of infidelity.
- Carla Daniels (2012-2013) – Carla and Yung dated for over a year. They have two children together – twins Cadence and Camora. But, they eventually separated in October 2013.
- Sina Bina (2013-2014) – The duo started dating in 2013 but eventually parted ways in 2014. They have two children, Eden and Allon, from this relationship.
- Karlie Redd (2014-2015, 2017) – Yung started going out with the reality TV contestant Karlie Redd in 2014. Their relationship dissolved within a year. There were speculations that they started dating again during the year 2017 but their hot and cold relationship again went downhill and they got separated.
- Tommie Lee – Yung Joc dated the reality TV contestant Tommie Lee. Nothing much is known about their relationship but it is rumored that the relationship either coincided or overlapped with Yung’s second shot at his relationship with Karlie Redd somewhere around 2017. Lee later admitted in a teaser clip of an episode of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta that she used Joc as an act of getting back at Karlie.
Race / Ethnicity
- Prominent nose
- Ear piercing
Best Known For
- Appearing in films like Norbit (2007), Step Up (2006), Fish Tank (2009), Step Up Revolution (2012)
- His popular hip-hop song, It’s Goin’ Down
Yung released his first studio album New Joc City on June 6, 2006, via Bad Boy South, Block Entertainment and Atlantic Records.
He made his theatrical film debut in the drama film Video Girl in 2011.
First TV Show
Yung Joc made his first TV show appearance in the musical TV series The New Show in 2006.
Yung Joc Facts
- Yung and his friend Chino Dollar established a record label called Mastermind Music. He is the president of the label.
- He learned how to run his own business from his father.
- Yung has appeared in Danity Kane’s song Show Stopper.
- He once revealed that some of his inspiration came from listening to Atlanta, Georgia native T.I.‘s music.
- Joc created a new record label called Swagg Team Entertainment through Jive Records in 2010.
- Back in 2007, when Joc was at the height of his popularity, his hectic schedule started to catch up to him and he fell asleep during an interview.
- Yung Joc told MTV Cribs that he loves Jamaican food so ginger beer is always found in his fridge.
- In December 2011, Joc’s recording studio for his label Swagg Team was robbed of $70,000 worth of studio equipment and a hard drive containing the unreleased music for Joc’s third studio album.
- Joc and label Block Entertainment & Bad Boy Entertainment were sued by local Atlanta record label Master Mind Music on January 18, 2012, for copyright infringement.
Featured image by Rafael Figueroa Medina-U.S. Navy / DefenseImagery.mil / Public Domain