“I’m really, really, really, really conservative with money. I got to give myself a lot of excuses to spend money, because I come from nothin’.”
“Hip-hop definitely saved my life. Being able to write about the things I was doing, the things I was seein’ and all that stuff, putting that on paper and coming into my own as Joell Ortiz. That’s why I don’t have a stage name, because I chose to talk about everything under the sun that happened to me or next to me in my music.”
Joell Ortiz (born in Brooklyn, New York on July 6 1980) is an American rapper and a member of the group Slaughterhouse. Joell released his street album called “The Brick: Bodega Chronicles” in 2007. Slaughterhouse released their second studio album, Welcome to: Our House, in August 2012.
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Joell Ortiz is best known for being one quarter of the rap group Slaughterhouse.
Joell Ortiz grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Joell is in a relationship with a woman who he will not reveal. He lives in New Jersey. Following a dangerous car accident, he chooses not to drive.