Jerold Dwight Ellis, III, (born October 18, 1974 in Oakland, California) better known by his stage names Yukmouth, is a Grammy-nominated rapper from East Oakland, California. He is the founder of The Regime, Smoke-A-Lot Records and Godzilla Entertainment. Yukmouth is known in the rap industry for both his remarkable history of collaborations and his ruthless diss tracks.
Yukmouth was a member of the platinum-selling rap duo Luniz along with Numskull. Luniz recorded the successful weed anthem, "I Got 5 On It". Yukmouth went on to sign a solo record deal at J-Prince's Rap-A-Lot Records, releasing four albums. His double album debut on the label, entitled Thugged Out: The Albulation went gold. Under his own label, Smoke-a-Lot Records, Yukmouth has released numerous DVD's and compilation albums, such as the United Ghettos Of America series.