Jerome “J-Roc Tha Ghost” Harmon is the hit-making producer behind a diversity of artists, such as Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, Jay Z, Chris Cornell, Chris Brown, Shakira and Ashlee Simpson, and a staggering number of other artists. J-Roc’s numerous Grammy and BMI awards demonstrate his status as an A-list producer, and hit maker, helping his artists sell over 11 million albums and 17 million singles in the United States.
There are five elements to understanding J-Roc’s hit-making success.He has produced authentic and commercially successful music for artists as diverse as Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, Jay Z, Chris Cornell, Chris Brown, Shakira and Ashlee Simpson. This is an element that many producers seek to attain and that J-Roc simply attributes to growing up in a household where all genres were played on the radio.
Beyoncé’s triple platinum single, “Drunk in Love” earned J-Roc his seventh Grammy-win serves as a testament to his skillset with R&B music. When country artist David Fanning paid tribute to, “Drink You Away” as originally recorded by Justin Timberlake we see how J-Roc’s music crosses genres. Months prior to working with Beyoncé – J-Roc helped Jay Z achieve his tenth Billboard Number One Album and a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for the double platinum single, “Holy Grail.”