Quincy D. Jones III

September 10, 2013

Before starting Feel Rich, Quincy D. Jones III began producing records at the age of 13 -- spinning his talents into a gold-selling record by the time he was 16 years old. He went on to make his mark as a forty-time platinum-selling music producer, recording and remixing tracks for Prince, Tupac, Ice Cube, L.L. Cool J. and Lionel Ritchie, among others. Jones scored the original soundtracks for the films “Menace II Society”, “Jason’s Lyric” and “Gang Related”, as well as featured songs on the “Training Day” and “Office Space” soundtracks. He extended his talents to the small screen and earned an ASCAP Composer’s Award for his work scoring episodes of “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” He received an Emmy nomination for the Eddie Murphy cartoon “The PJs.”

Jones would then form QD3 Entertainment, a production company that created the acclaimed “The Carter”, “Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel” and “BEEF” documentaries, the later of which was created into a television series that aired on the BET cable television network. Additional film and television projects have been licensed to MTV, VH1, Showtime, Nickleodeon and other national and international media outlets.

Jones also received a Thought Leader Award from Stanford Technology Ventures Program in November 2009 and was invited to speak at the White House and The World Congress of Healthcare. A father of two, Jones lives in Los Angeles.

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