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J.R. Writer
J.R. Writer
Juan Rusty Brito
Born (1984-05-28) May 28, 1984 (age 34)
OriginHarlem, Manhattan, New York City, NY, U.S.
GenresHip hop
Rapper, songwriter
LabelsWriter's Block, Diplomats, Koch, Babygrande/ Sony Music
The Diplomats, Cassidy, Vado

Juan Rusty Brito (born May 28, 1984) better known by his stage name J.R. Writer, is a Dominican American rapper and freestyle champion. He is from Harlem, New York. He was also a member of East Coast hip hop group The Diplomats. On March 18, 2014, J.R. Writer began a prison sentence at Ulster Correctional Facility, in New York State.


J.R. Writer has released one studio album and fifteen mixtapes since 2003, having collaborated with Cassidy, Fred Money, Lloyd Banks, Tito Green, Ransom, Drag-On, Sen City, Paul Wall, T.W.O., Duke Da God, A-Money, Vado, Jae Millz, AraabMuzik and more.[1] He released his debut album History in the Making in 2006, through Koch and Diplomat Records. The album peaked at number 25 on the Billboard 200 and at number 2 on both the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums, held from the top spot of both charts by Pimp C's Pimpalation.[2]

On February 23, 2014, Writer released a 13-track mixtape titled The Return Of Greatness, which includes guest appearances from Styles P, Fat Trel, Vado, Hell Rell and Fred Money as well as production from Track Officialz, SpecX2, Butter Beats DBK, Razah, Myes William, Stat Five Ave, Stoopid On The Beat and Automatik Beatz.[3][4][5]


Studio albums

List of studio albums with album details and selected chart positions
Album Peak chart positions
U.S. U.S. R&B U.S. Rap
History in the Making 25 2 2


List of mixtapes and album details
Title Album details
Fresh Prince Of Harlem Vol. 1
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: i.m.s. S.p.a
  • Format: Digital download
Writer's Block 4
  • Released: February 13, 2007
  • Label: Diplomatic Man
  • Format: Digital download
Block Work
  • Released: September 25, 2007
  • Label: Writer's Block Records
  • Format: Digital download
Writer's Block 5
My Past Is Your Future
  • Released: March 13, 2008
  • Label: Diplomatic Man
  • Format: Digital download
Politics And Bullshit
  • Released: June 10, 2008
  • Label: Babygrande Records
  • Format: Digital download
Ghost Writer
Cinecrack 1.5
  • Released: March 31, 2009
  • Label: Babygrande Records
  • Format: Digital download
Still Standing
  • Released: April 29, 2010
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download
The Return Of Greatness
  • Released: February 23, 2014
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download
Meet Zeus
  • Released: September 9, 2016
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: Digital download

Guest appearances

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Artist(s) Album
"Craaaazzzyy"[6] 2007 DJ Absolut, Papoose, Styles P, Hell Rell, Rick Ross A Case of Supply & Demand
"Back to Back"[7] 2014 DJ Kay Slay, Hell Rell, Oun P, William Young, L The Rise of a City
"MMM (Remix)"[8] 2015 Cassidy, Fred Money, Vado, Red Café, Papoose, Maino, Uncle Murda, Fat Trel, Fred the Godson, Chubby Jag, Drag-On, Dave East, Compton Menace N/A


  1. ^ "JR Writer". Hotnewhiphop.com. 1984-05-28. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Histort in the Making chart history at Billboard.com". Billboard.com. 2011-07-10.
  3. ^ Baker, Soren (2014-02-23). "J.R. Writer "The Return Of Greatness" Release Date, Cover Art, Tracklist, Download & Mixtape Stream". HipHop DX. Retrieved .
  4. ^ Augustin, Camille (2014-03-18). "Hot 97 Interviews JR Writer Before He Turns Himself Into Jail". Vibe.com. Retrieved .
  5. ^ Cole, Sally. "Exclusive: JR Writer's Last Interview Before Going To Prison". Thesource.com. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "A Case Of Supply & Demand - DJ Absolut". Livemixtapes.com. Retrieved .
  7. ^ Goddard, Kevin (2014-01-23). "DJ Kay Slay - The Rise Of A City | Download & Listen [New Mixtape]". Hotnewhiphop.com. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "New Music: Cassidy Ft. Fred Money, Vado, JR Writer, Red Cafe, Papoose, Maino, Uncle Murda, Fat Trel, Fred The Godson, Chubby Jag, Drag-On, Dave East & Compton Menace "MMM (Remix)"". Rap Radar. 2015-06-18. Retrieved .

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