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BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " JASON JOEL DESROULEAUX " IS A SINGER SONG WRITER AND DANCER - A TOP STAR WITH TALENT : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "

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Jason Joel Desrouleaux  born September 21, 1989 in Miami, Florida, better known by his stage name Jason Derulo (pronunciation respelling of surname), is an American singer-songwriter and dancer. Derulo started his career writing songs for many artists, including Lil Wayne, Pitbull,Pleasure P and Cassie. He also wrote "Bossy" for rapper Birdman, and made a guest appearance on the song, which highlighted his ability as a vocalist.
After producing records for several artists and writing songs for Cash Money Records co-founder Bird man, Young Money Entertainment owner Lil Wayne and rapper Diddy, Derulo signed to minor recording label Beluga Heights. After Beluga Heights became part of the Warner Music Group, Derulo released his debut single "Whatcha Say" in May 2009. It sold over five million digital downloads, gaining an RIAA certification of triple platinum, and reaching number 1 in the U.S. and New Zealand. Derulo released his second single, "In My Head", in December 2009. His debut album, Jason Derulo, was released on March 2, 2010. He released his second studio album, Future History, on September 16, 2011, the album was preceded by the release of the UK number-one single "Don't Wanna Go Home". Derulo's third album, Tattoos, was released on September 24, 2012

Early life

Jason Joel Desrouleaux was born on September 21, 1989 in Miami, Florida to Haitian parents.

Career

2006–2010: Beginnings and Jason Derulo

Jason Derulo has been writing songs for artists including Diddy, Grant Gaon, Danity Kane, Donnie Klang, Sean Kingston, Cassie, Lil Wayne since he was 16, intent on becoming a solo performer. After attending performing arts schools and honing his talents as a singer and dancer, as well as acting in theatre productions like Ragtime and Smokey Joe's Cafe, Derulo won the grand prize on the 2006 season finale of the TV show Showtime at the Apollo Derulo was discovered by music producer J. R. Rotem, who signed him to his record label Beluga Heights Records and Warner Bros. Records.
In a Hit Quarters interview, Rotem highlighted Derulo's dedication to his art by saying, "Jason Derulo has one of the most impressive work ethics I've ever come across – he just keeps knocking out songs in the studio. That's an amazing quality."[9]
On August 4, 2009, Jason released his debut single, "Whatcha Say". It was produced by J. R. Rotem with additional production by Fuego. The track heavily samples the Imogen Heap song "Hide and Seek".[10] In late August 2009, the song debuted at number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100[11] and hit number 1 in November 2009.[12] The single's music video was released in September 2009; after the single became successful, Derulo began work on his debut album. He released the second single from his album, "In My Head", on December 8, 2009. It debuted at number 63 on theBillboard Hot 100, and reached number five.[13]
Derulo's debut album, Jason Derulo, stylised with an umlaut as Jason DerĂ¼lo, was released on March 2, 2010. Jason Derulo first charted within the top ten of the UK and Irish Albums Charts in early March 2010. He spent six weeks promoting the album in his appearances as one of the opening acts for Lady Gaga's 2009–2010 The Monster Ball Tour. The third single of the album is "Ridin' Solo," which was released worldwide on April 26, 2010. By July, the single had reached number nine in the Billboard Hot 100.[13] Derulo has also been featured in a song by new artist Will Roush called "Turn it Up," which also features Stat Quo and Young Buck. He also collaborated with UK singer Pixie Lott on a song titled "Coming Home" from the re-released edition of her albumTurn It Up.

2011–2012: Future History and other ventures[edit]

In 2011, Derulo recorded a track with Demi Lovato titled "Together" for her album Unbroken. His second studio album, Future History, was released on September 27, 2011. Derulo is currently detailing his journey recording the album via a series of webisodes that are posted on his official website every Friday. Its lead single, "Don't Wanna Go Home", was released on May 20, 2011. It landed the number-one spot in the UK and in the top five in Australia. Derulo planned to embark on an eight-date UK tour in support of the album in February 2012, including a show at Wembley Arena on March 1. However, on January 3, 2012, while Derulo was rehearsing for his Future History Tour, he broke one of his vertebrae. As a result, he canceled all of his tour dates.
On March 28, 2012, Derulo appeared on American Idol to announce he would allow fans to help him finish the lyrics for a new song entitled "Undefeated", as part of a partnership with American Idol and Coca Cola.[18] Fans were given the opportunity to submit their own lyrics to complete the song, and fans were then given the chance to vote on which lyrics they liked the most. On May 5, 2012, Derulo announced that his first post-neck injury television performance would be on the eleventh season finale of American Idol, on May 22, 2012. In August 2012, Derulo became a dance master alongside Kelly Rowland, for the first season of the Australian dance talent show Everybody Dance Now. The show was cancelled shortly after its fourth episode aired due to poor ratings.
On July 9, 2012, Derulo announced that he had signed Australian singer-songwriter Arlene Zelina to his record label Future History (owned with his manager Frank Harris)  after he attended one of her performances at Whisky A Go Go in 2011 before she returned to Melbourne, Australia. On July 10, 2012 Derulo confirmed this on his Twitter.

2013–present: Tattoos

On April 16, 2013, Derulo released his single, "The Other Side", impacting radio stations on April 23, 2013. As of July 4, 2013 "The Other Side" peaked at #18 on the Billboard Hot 100. Derulo announced via Twitter that his third album will be called Tattoos. The album was released on September 24, 2013. The album's second single, "Talk Dirty", was released to International markets on July 27, 2013 digitally while the physical single is scheduled to be released in the UK on September 16, 2013. It features American hip hop recording artist 2 Chainz, becoming Derulo's first single to contain a feature. The tracks accompanying music video has already been shot released in early August. On July 22, 2013, it was announced that Derulo would be featured on Jordin Sparks' lead single, "Before It Breaks", off of her third album. The single is set to be released on August 1, 2013. "Marry Me" will make its US radio premiere on On Air with Ryan Sea crest on August 26, 2013. It is scheduled to be released to all digital retailers as the second single to the U.S. market, third overall, on the same day. On Wednesday 11 December 2013, he was the headline act for Radio City Live in the Echo Arena, Liverpool. He performed Ridin' Solo, Talk Dirty amongst other songs.