Joe Budden is an American rap and hip-hop artist. His first single “Pump It Up” became a commercial hit and got him a recording contract with Def Jam. After leaving the label he started self-releasing his music. His first two albums, “Joe Budden” and “No Love Lost” both hit no. 1 on the US Rap charts, and his last album, “Rage & the Machine” hit no. 1 on the US R&B charts. He has worked with artist like Kendrick Lamar, Kelly Rowland, and Omarion. Apart from his work as an artist, Budden is also a broadcaster and was the host of Complex’s ‘Everyday Struggle’. He now has his own podcast which is released through Spotify. Budden has also been on television series, “Love & Hip Hop: New York”, “Couples Therapy”, and “State of the Culture”, which is the host, creator, and executive producer of..