Not one to slow down, Jones is busy as ever. You’re as likely to hear a Dantana mixtape (new releases include Fall Takeover 2k9 and City to City: New York to Las Vegas Vol. 1, both with DJ Sane 720), as you are a Dantana artist or beat (he manages some 25 acts), a Dantana mixtape set at a nightclub or a Dantana promotion (he handles local marketing duties for the Academy Award-winning Memphis rap group Three 6 Mafia).
“I put out the mixtape that gave Mr. Finley the exposure to get signed,” Jones says of the Def Jam recruit, the first Vegas artist affiliated with the iconic New York hip-hop label. “Labels would fly me to New York for conventions and meetings. I got exclusive products. I’d get stuff before any deejay here. I’d remix music with my sound and rock those songs at parties, build