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Jonathan McCollum, better known by his stage name Rittz, is an American rapper from Gwinnett County, Georgia. He is currently signed to Tech N9ne's Strange Music label.
Born in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, Rittz was raised in a suburban household in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Rittz stated in a 2013 interview with HiphopDX that he came up working various "nine to five" jobs including restaurants during his life. Rittz also went on to say that he commonly told people he was a rapper, even when he was not active. Rittz's big breakthrough was on Yelawolf's 2010 album track "Box Chevy". Rittz has gone on to do many collaborations with Yelawolf since, and also toured in 2012 together on the Slumerican Tour. Rittz is also widely known for his 2011 mixtape "White Jesus". In 2012 he took his favorite songs from White Jesus and added a few new songs and re-released it as White Jesus: Revival. Rittz signed with Strange Music in 2012. Rittz and Tech N9ne immediately started working together and released the popular collaboration "Bloody Murda" shortly after Rittz joined Strange Music. He released his solo debut, 'The Life and Times of Jonny Valiant' on April 30, 2013.