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@JonConnorMusic - Take Off (Produced By Mr. Porter)

After getting named 1 of this years XXL Freshman, Jon Connor releases a new song produced by Mr.Porter

XXL Freshman Class 2014 Revealed

Shoutout all the Artist that have been announced for this years XXL Freshman Class.

XXL‘s Dirty Dozen: Chance the Rapper, Isaiah Rashad, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Vic Mensa, August Alsina, Troy Ave, Kevin Gates, Lil Bibby, Jon Connor, Lil Durk, and as voted by YOU, our 10 spot winner and the People’s Champ, Jarren Benton.

#MixtapeMonday Jon Connor - The Late Registration Of A College Dropout Who Had A Dark Twisted Fantasy Of 808s And Heartbreak

Ok, so I know I am a little late but this shit right hereeee!!

Jon Connor continues his #BestInTheWorldSeries over Kanye West. Peep here

Jon Connor- #ConnorSeason Begins (@JonConnorMusic)

#ConnorSeason is here. This is just the beginning.

Jon Connor Reportedly Signs To Aftermath

According to a report by Rap Radar, Connor announced his signing to the Aftermath label in his recent BET cypher.

As reported by HipHopDX yesterday (September 28), Flint, Michigan native emcee Jon Connor participated in BET’s annual Hip Hop Awards cypher alongside Wax, Rapsody, Emis Killa and Rittz at a taping that took place in Atlanta. Connor was grouped in the first of eight cyphers scheduled to air on BET on October 15 at 8 pm EST. Other cypher participants included Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Action Bronson and Kevin Hart amongst others.

According to a Tweet and consequent report by Rap Radar, Connor announced his being signed to Aftermath by Dr. Dre during the filming of the segment as a part of his cypher verse. The news was also confirmed by blogger Karen Civil who was also in attendance.

Jon Connor basically announced signing to Dr. Dre’s Aftermath in his cypha.

The news comes just months after pictures and reports of Connor and Dr. Dre together in the studio. In an interview with MLive, Connor admitted the pride he felt in Dre’s approval. “He was excited about the respect he had for my artistry,” he said. “Dre is a very particular person. He knows what he wants to hear,” Connor said. “…I made it through Dr. Dre’s chopping block of potential. Just to know he sees something in me, or that he respects what I do, or has an appreciation for what I bring to hip-hop, is something I put on my mantle.”

Connor’s meeting the West Coast legend was a product of a 2012 fall tour with Xzibit who eventually helped the two get in contact. Connor continued by describing the learning experience that has resulted out of working alongside the Beats headphone founder and CEO. “Any time I’m around him is constant growth for me,” he said. “He’s an inspirational person, he truly is. Anything and everything out his mouth is something to learn from.”

Connor has released a slew of mixtapes and music that included 2011’s Salvation and culminated in his retail debut this past July with Unconscious State. Unconscious State charted at number 35 on Billboard’s Top 200 the second week after its release.

Via Jay Balfour at hophopdx.com

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new jon connor freestyle

Jon Connor releases this freestyle over DMX’s “Where My Dawgs At” for his fans as a sample to go support his new album “Unconscious State” which is currently available on iTunes. Keep up with Jon Connor on Twitter @JonConnorMusic