J Rawls

Saturday | August 17, 2024 @ 4:00 pm | Plaza Stage

Jason Rawls, better known as J Rawls, is a music producer and DJ born and raised in Columbus, Ohio.

He’s worked with an impressive roster of hip-hop artists, including Talib Kweli and Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) in their work as Black Star.

He’s also turned his passion for hip-hop culture into a career in academia. He earned an Educational Doctorate from Ohio University and now teaches courses like “The Art and Politics of Hip-Hop” at The Ohio State University.

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