Yukmouth (born Jerold Dwight Ellis, II October 18, 1974 in Oakland, California), is a rapper from East Oakland, California. He is a member of the platinum-selling rap duo Luniz along with Numskull. The Luniz recorded the successful weed anthem, 'I Got 5 on It' which helped propel their album to platinum certification. He went on to sign a solo record deal at J-Prince's Rap-A-Lot Records, releasing three albums, each selling at least 200,000 copies with little airplay. Under his own label, Smoke-A-Lot Records, he has released the DVDs, and their soundtracks, United Ghettos of America, Vols. 1 and 2. He is also a member of the groups Thug Lordz, with C-Bo and The Regime. Yukmouth has long been a staple in Oakland rap and has worked with numerous artists including Tech N9ne, Mac Dre, Lil' Flip, E-40, Dru Down, Juelz Santana, Shock G, Kurupt, Ray J and Bun B among countless others.