Featured hits were “Let’s Do It Again”, produced by legendary Don Corleon, and “Sunshine Girl”, produced by Gramps Morgan/Dada-son and featured Morgan Heritage front man, Peetah Morgan. Hits included: Let’s Do It Again produced by Don Corleon and Sunshine Girl produced by Gramps Morgan featuring Morgan Heritage front man Peetah Morgan. His eclectic blend of Reggae, R&B and Hip-Hop fused with "Polynesian Soul" and "street flare" will find its way into the hearts (and ears) of the most discerning listener and music enthusiast! Error: Error validating application. J Boog's Wash House Ting is available everywhere on Friday, Nov. 18. Image Source: jboogmusic.com, 2014, Image URL. His music is transparent and preaches that music is the only universal tongue. However, what stays with his listeners is his humility, his deeply engrained commitment to his family and to his proud culture. After being taken under the wing of Fiji in 2005, he moved out to Hawaii to pursue his music career and dropped his debut album, Hear Me Roar, in 2007 that instantly shot him into the top of the Hawaiian reggae scene. This variety of musical influence combined with Reggae’s feel good sound that was embraced by the whole Afemata family, J Boog was set on a path to creating his own unique reggae sound. Steeped in Samoan culture and as the son of a Samoan chief, J Boog’s large family has had a huge impact on his artistry. “Backyard Boogie” topped the US Billboard charts and iTunes charts in numerous countries. California-born, Hawaii-based reggae and R&B vocalist who scored with "Let Me Know," "Let's Do It Again," and "Sunshine Girl." In 2008 J Boog teamed up with Yami Bolo and a member of reggae’s royal family, Ambassador Gramps Morgan of Morgan Heritage. My Cart () | Questions? “Gratitude to where we are and how our experiences from the beginning of our journey shaped us. Jerry “J Boog” Afemata, a reggae singer of Samoan descent, was born in Long Beach and was raised in Compton, California. Stay tuned.... Born in Oahu Hawaii, Siaosi grew up with influences both in R&B such as Babyface, Jodeci, and New Edition, as well as heavy reggae influences with the likes of Gregory Isaac, Beres Hammond, and none other than the “King of Lover’s Rock”: Maxi Priest.
Growing up at that time, with my brothers, mother, father and sisters, it wasn’t too pretty outside of the walls of the house, and I gravitated to it because a lot reggae music talks about getting out of that negative mindset, and being positive. Steeped in Samoan culture and as the son of a Samoan chief, J Boog’s large family has had a huge impact on his artistry. He credits his sister with being one of his earliest musical influences. He is the first cousin of Marques Houston.. B2K. J Boog is keeping true to his namesake. It’s about our struggle to how we got to where we are.
She played piano and he began to sing along when she brought home a Bob Marley songbook. In 2008, J Boog joined Hawaii/San Francisco based recording & record label, Wash House Music Group Inc. Jerry “J Boog” Afemata, a reggae singer of Samoan descent, was born in Long Beach and was raised in Compton, California. “Sorry for cursing all the damn time,” he adds, laughing. It was his close collaboration with island music pioneer, George “Fiji” Veikoso, whom he met in 2005, that has helped spur the creation of J Boog’s unique sound, as well as pave the way for many other Polynesian artists.