(born Jason Phillips) became a member of the Ruff Ryders
in 1999. Five years earlier, he joined the LOX
(who started their saga as a group called the Warlocks) and has remained a member of both groups since. Jadakiss
released his debut solo album, Kiss tha Game Goodbye
, in August 2001 on the Ruff Ryders/Interscope label. Three years later, second album Kiss of Death
was released. Last Kiss arrived in 2009 with the mixtape I Love You (A Dedication to My Fans) following in 2011. In 2013 he dropped "Big Boy Dialogue" as the lead single from his fourth studio album, but Top Five Dead or Alive wasn't released until late in 2015.