In Hip Hop History Today “Madlib was born” October 24, 1973
Otis Jackson Jr. was born October 24, 1973, known professionally as Madlib. He is a DJ, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, and music producer. He is one of the most prolific and critically acclaimed hip hop producers of the 2000s and has collaborated with different hip hop artists under a variety of pseudonyms, including MF DOOM (as Madvillain), as well as the late J Dilla (as Jaylib). Madlib has described himself as a “DJ first, producer second, and MC last and he has done several projects as a DJ, mixer, or remixer. Listen to Shades Of Blue: Madlib Invades Blue Note above.