Johnny Reed McKinzie, Jr., better known by his stage name Jay Rock, is an American rapper. He was named one of the top 13 most street artists by XXL. Rock is a member of hip hop supergroup Black Hippy along with fellow West Coast rappers and label mates Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and Ab-Soul. In 2010 Rock signed to Strange Music and released his debut studio album Follow Me Home on July 26, 2011. He has since signed to Interscope Records which will handle the distribution on his future albums.