Joseph Guillermo is the celebrity son of Jim Jones, a well-known hip-hop musician. Jim first introduced Joseph to the world as Purdie in 2013 on the reality T.V. show Chrissy & Mr. Jones. The show followed the life of Jim and his partner Chrissy. Jim is an original member of the hip-hop collective the Diplomats or Dipset alongside his longtime friend Cam’ron. As a rapper, he has had a successful career thanks to his hit singles like We Fly High and Pop Champagne.
This article will give you more details about 19-year-old Joseph Guillermo and his famed father, Jim Jones.
Joseph Guillermo Jones III Early Life
Joseph was born on 20 May 2003 to Jim Jones. Details about her mother aren’t known to the public. His father introduced Joseph to the world on the reality show that featured his life with his lover back in 2013. Jim called his son Purdie, a nickname that has stuck. Joseph is the only child of rapper Jim James. The two seem to have a good bond as they spend much time together.
Purdie is an outstanding football player at his high school, his father being his biggest supporter and encouraging him on matters of school and profession. The proud father also teaches his son about the importance of physical fitness. The two seem to have a very close relationship.
Joseph Guillermo Jones III Father
Born Joseph Guillermo II on 15 July 1976, He is better known by his stage name Jim Jones, formerly Jimmy Jones. Jones is the son of a Puerto Rican father and Aruban mother but was mainly raised by his maternal grandmother in Harlem.
Jones is a rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, music manager, record executive, and music video director; his main career highlight is as a rapper. He released his debut album, On My Way to Church, in 2004. The album had two hit singles that charted on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs; Certified Gangstas featuring Cam’ron, The Game, and Bezel, and Crunk Muzic featuring Cam’ron and Juelz Santana.
Jones’ second alburn Harlem: Diary of a Summer topped the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Independent Albums chart and reached number five on the Billboard 200. Three of the album’s singles made it on the Billboard R&B chart: Baby Girl, Summer Wit’ Miami, and What You Been Drinkin’ on?
Jone’s third album was Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) which spawned his biggest single to date; We Fly High. He released a collaborative album with his rap group ByrdGang titled M.O.B.: The Album. His other albums include Pray IV Reign, Capo, and El Capo.
As an entrepreneur, Jones co-owns Vampire Life Clothing.
As an actor, he debuted in the film State Property 2. He also appeared on the show Crash: The Series. He appeared in seasons 1 and 2 of Love & Hip Hop: New York, which follows events in his personal life and his fiancée, Chrissy Lampkin. Jones and Chrissy have had a long-standing relationship but have not pursued marriage.
Jones has had beef with several people and houses like G.U.C.C.I., Tru Life, Jay z, ASAP Mob, and Azealia Banks.
To Wrap Up
Jones has managed to keep his son’s personal life away from the spotlight even though he feeds his fans with enough information to keep them up to date about the time they spend together. Whether Joseph follows his dad’s footsteps in a musical career or pursues sports remains to be seen.