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Jermaine Dupri Biography
Jermaine Dupri is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, actor, DJ and television producer. He became popular in April 1992 when “Jump,” a song he wrote and produced for Kris Kross, topped the Billboard Hot 100. Within one year he achieved his first hit. He is the founder of So So Def Recordings, an Atlanta-based label that launched and developed Xscape, Da Brat, and Jagged Edge.
Besides platinum releases with those acts, he was soon behind number one pop hits for Usher and Monica, along with material for several other R&B and rap artists. By the end of the ’90s, Dupri had a platinum album of his own, Life in 1472 (1998), supported by a Top Ten R&B/hip-hop hit with Jay-Z, “Money Ain’t a Thang.”
Dupri released another album, Instructions (2001), and added to his stack of pop number ones with four more smashes headlined by Usher, a pair by Mariah Carey — including the Grammy-winning “We Belong Together” and one by Nelly. During 2010s he was more in the background, though his presence was always felt, given that So So Def had always provided support in securing Atlanta’s ever-strengthening power in the music industry. His legacy was further assured toward the end of the 2010s when he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Some of the popular musicians he has worked with and produced for includes Kris Kross, Mariah Carey, Usher, Jay-Z, Nelly, Monica, Migos, Da Brat, Xscape, Janet Jackson, TLC, Aretha Franklin, Ludacris, Alicia Keys, and Bow Wow.
Jermaine Dupri Age | How Old Is Jermaine Dupri
Dupri was born on September 23, 1972 in Asheville, North Carolina. She is 46 years old as of year 2018.
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Jermaine Dupri Family | Jermaine Dupri Father
Jermaine Dupri was born in Asheville, North Carolina. He is the son of Tina (Mosley) and Michael Mauldin, a Columbia Records executive. Dupri’s musical career began before he was ten years old. His father, also an Atlanta talent manager, had coordinated a Diana Ross show in 1982; to the delight of concert-goers, Dupri managed to get on-stage and dance along with Ross.
Jermaine Dupri Artists
Dupri got started as a dancer for the hip hop group Whodini when he was twelve. He made an appearance in their music video for the song “Freaks Come Out At Night”. He began performing around the country, appearing with Herbie Hancock and Cameo before he opened the New York Fresh Festival, with Run-D.M.C., Whodini, and Grandmaster Flash.
Jermaine Dupri Daughter | Jermaine Dupri Kids
Dupri has a daughter know as Shaniah Mauldin who is 9 years old though her mother’s name is not yet revealed. Shaniah is an artist. She decided to forego the family business to be a student of model and biochemistry. She also appears on Growing Up Hip Hop.
“It was definitely hard to know that I don’t have any type of passion towards joining the music industry or wanting to be involved in it in any type of way,” said Mauldin. “That’s the main reason I chose to do a fashion line, as well, because I feel like that’s my tie-in, in a way.” During a recent trip to New York City, Shaniah stopped by the REVOLT TV offices to discuss walking in New York Fashion Week for the first time, her legendary dad, and breaking barriers.
Janet Jackson And Jermaine Dupri
From 2002 to 2009, Dupri was involved in a romantic relationship with singer Janet Jackson, which resulted in a brief musical connection.
Jermaine Dupri Net Worth | What Is Jermaine Dupri Net Worth
Jermaine Dupri is an American songwriter, rapper, and record producer who has a net worth of $2 million
Jermaine Dupri Songs
- 100% (Mariah Carey song)
- Almost Made Ya
- Alright (Kris Kross song)
- Always Be My Baby
- Basketball (song)
- Bounce with Me
- Bow Wow (That’s My Name)
- Burn (Usher song)
- Call on Me (Janet Jackson song)
- Can’t Hang/Do You Want To
- Confessions Part II
- Confessions Part III
- Control Myself
- Cruise Control (Mariah Carey song)
- Da Bomb (song)
- Dance with Me (Le Youth song)
- Dem Jeans
- Do It to Me (Usher song)
- Don’t (Bryson Tiller song)
- Don’t Forget About Us
- Everytime tha Beat Drop
- Fa All Y’all
- Feels So Good (Xscape song)
- The First Night
- Fresh Azimiz
- Funkdafied (song)
- Get None
- Get Your Number
- Ghetto Girls
- Ghetto Love (Da Brat song)
- Girlfriend (Alicia Keys song)
- Give It 2 You
- Good Good
- Good Ol’ Ghetto
- Here We Go Again (Aretha Franklin song)
- I Can’t Let U Go
- I Gotta Be
- I Missed the Bus
- I Think They Like Me
- I’m Throwed
- I’ve Got to Have It
- Imagination (Tamia song)
- It’s a Shame (Kris Kross song)
- It’s Like That (Mariah Carey song)
- Jump (Kris Kross song)
- Just Kickin’ It
- Keep On Keepin’ On (MC Lyte song)
- Kick Your Game
- Let Me Hold You
- Let’s Get Married (song)
- Like You (Bow Wow song)
- Lil’ L.O.V.E.
- Live and Die for Hip Hop
- Live the Life (Fundisha song)
- Love All Over Me
- Love on My Mind (Xscape song)
- Love Story (Mariah Carey song)
- Make It Look Good (Mariah Carey song)
- Money Ain’t a Thang
- Money Goes, Honey Stay (When the Money Goes Remix)
- My Baby (Bow Wow song)
- My Boo (Usher and Alicia Keys song)
- My Little Secret
Jermaine Dupri Music
- My Way (Usher song)
- New Millenium (What Cha Wanna Do)
- Nice & Slow
- Nothing (Janet Jackson song)
- Oh Santa!
- Outta My System
- The Party Continues
- Pop That Booty
- Por Favor (song)
- Promise (Jagged Edge song)
- Pullin’ Me Back
- Puppy Love (Bow Wow song)
- Put a Little Umph in It
- Rock with U
- Say You Do (Sigala song)
- Shake It Off (Mariah Carey song)
- Shawty Wus Up
- Shortie Like Mine
- Sittin’ on Top of the World (Da Brat song)
- So Excited
- So Many Ways (The Braxtons song)
- Stepped on My J’z
- Still (Tamia song)
- Straight Up (Chanté Moore song)
- Take Ya Home
- Tear It Up (On Our Worst Behavior)
- Thank You (Bow Wow song)
- This Time (JoJo song)
- Tonite’s tha Night
- Too Hood
- Triumphant (Get ‘Em)
- Tru Love (song)
- U Got It Bad
- U Should’ve Known Better
- U-Turn (song)
- Warm It Up
- We Belong Together
- We Just Wanna Party with You
- Weekend (Daz song)
- Welcome to Atlanta
- What’chu Like
- Where Did We Go Wrong (Dondria song)
- Where the Party At
- With Me (Destiny’s Child song)
- You Make Me Wanna…
- You’re the One (Dondria song)
Jermaine Dupri Rap Game | Jermaine Dupri Tv Show
He replaced Randy Jackson as Carey’s talent manager on October 7, 2013. Later he parted ways with Carey in August 2014, though they still maintain a professional relationship, as he was a producer on nearly all of her albums since Daydream (1995).
Dupri and Queen Latifah in 2015 they created a reality television series, The Rap Game. The eight-episode series was first performed on Lifetime on New Year’s Day, 2016. This followed five emerging artists, ages 11–16, who were immersed in the Atlanta hip-hop scene in a quest to become a rap star. Dupri was joined by guests including Usher, Ludacris, Da Brat, T.I. and Silentó; they gave the competitors advice on what it takes to be in the industry. Most competitors have released solo work, receiving guidance and instrumentation from Dupri.
He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018 .In the same year Jermaine Dupri his So So Def brand celebrated an exhibit at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, California called, Jermaine Dupri & So So Def, 25 Years Of Elevating Culture. The show gave fans an unprecedented look at the label’s musicality, creativity, and signature sound, and showcase Atlanta’s emergence as a cultural and creative powerhouse. To highlight So So Def’s iconic role in elevating the sound of Atlanta to a world class level, the exhibit featured never-before-seen artifacts, interactive experiences, and unprecedented behind-the-scenes videotapes featuring So So Def artists.
Jermaine Dupri House
After years spent fighting to keep his Atlanta mansion, Jermaine lost his palatial home to foreclosure.
Dupri, bought the six-bedroom, 7-bath 9,441-square-foot estate in 2005 for $3.2million.
The real estate site Zillow estimates that the sprawling mansion sitting on 1.73 acres of land is currently worth just under $5million.
According to Fulton County legal notices, Dupri, who over the years has worked with such A-list acts as Kriss Kros, Usher, Mariah Carey and TLC, has fallen behind on his monthly payments.
Jermaine Dupri Albums
- Life in 1472 (1998)
- Instructions (2001)
How Tall Is Jermaine Dupri
Dupri stands at a height of 1.61 m.
Mariah Carey Jermaine Dupri | Mariah Carey And Jermaine Dupri
In early 2005 Dupri worked with Mariah Carey on her The Emancipation Of Mimi with the smash hit “We Belong Together”. For fourteen non-consecutive weeks it stayed at number one , becoming the second longest running number one song in US chart history, behind Carey’s 1996 collaboration with Boyz II Men on “One Sweet Day”. We Belong Together” won Grammy’s for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song. During the same year he worked on Wanted with Bow Wow, he co-produced and co-wrote “Let Me Hold You”. Later in December, Dupri produced and co-wrote Nelly’s single “Grillz”, which struck atop the Billboard charts yet again.
Jermaine Dupri Instructions
In October 2001 he released his sophomore studio album Instructions. This is the second studio album by American producer and rapper Dupri, released on October 30, 2001 by So So Def Recordings and Columbia Records . It reached #15 on the Billboard charts on November 17, 2001.
Jermaine Dupri Sweetheart
He renewed the focus on his own music career, which proved successful with release of the singles “Sweetheart” featuring Mariah Carey (U.S.#126), “The Party Continues” featuring Da Brat and Usher (U.S. #26), and “Money Ain’t a Thang” featuring Jay-Z (U.S. #56), the lead singles from his debut studio album Life In 1472.