The two contributed to the songs "Success" and "Fallin". by Jermaine Dupri | 1998. [3][4] He was born in Asheville, North Carolina and was raised in Atlanta. Full name. They have been referenced on the albums or songs of Eminem, Dr. Dre, 2Pac, Method Man, and many more. In 1997, Dupri co-wrote and produced several tracks on Usher's second album, My Way. My Way is the second studio album by American singer Usher. It stayed at number one for fourteen non-consecutive weeks, 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". On October 7, 2013, he replaced Randy Jackson as Carey's talent manager. https://www.discogs.com/Jermaine-Dupri-Life-In-1472/release/1843259 Billboard charts, with the album receiving the triple platinum certification and universal acclaim. He returned for her ninth album, Discipline in 2008, producing the single "Rock With U". FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. [16] It has since been certified six times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over six million copies in the United States. In October 2007, he published his memoir, "Young, Rich and Dangerous: The Making of a Music Mogul" (Atria Books). In 1990, he produced his first act, the female hip hop trio Silk Tymes Leather. In 2004 Dupri connected again with Usher contributing to Confessions co-writing and co-producing three consecutive singles Billboard Hot 100 number one songs "Burn", "Confessions Part II", and "My Boo". The following list is a discography of production by Jermaine Dupri, a record producer and recording artist. by DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown and Future feat. Jay-Z. 52. [8][9] 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.[6]. The young girl’s death marked the 155th homicide in the city, making this year Atlanta’s deadliest year since 1998. Sweetheart Lyrics: Tuesday, 7:56 P.M / What's up, Jermaine? [15] Dupri was joined by guests including Usher, Ludacris, Da Brat, T.I. In 1995, he collaborated with Mariah Carey for the first time on the number one hit single "Always Be My Baby." In a contemporary review, The Source magazine said with My Way, "Usher proves that he's aiming to become more than just R&B music's best kept secret". JERMAINE DUPRI. The eight-episode series premiered on Lifetime on New Year's Day, 2016. Jermaine Dupri Presents Life in 1472 By David Browne Updated July 31, 1998 at 04:00 AM EDT The group's first album, Totally Krossed Out, was released in 1992 and went multi-platinum due to their singles "Jump" and "Warm It Up", both written and produced by Dupri. Confessions has been certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and, as of 2012, has sold 10 million copies in the US and over 20 million copies worldwide.[12]. Shortly after, he discovered female R&B group Xscapeat a festival in Atlanta and signed them to th… 93: 01: 00: Buy Listen. "[9] In a negative review for Rolling Stone, David Fricke felt that the album has too many downtempo songs, and criticised the writing and production quality. Janet Damita Jo Jackson. [4] Keith Harris, writing in The Rolling Stone Album Guide (2004), gave it three-and-a-half stars and said that, although Dupri's combination of hi-hat hits, acoustic-guitar arpeggios, and occasional guest raps from him and Lil Kim can inhibit the album, My Way was the work of a significant, enterprising artist. Singer & Recording Artist. A featured guest on the album, Monica, would also later become a protegé of Dupri, with her second album, The Boy Is Mine, dropping in July of that year. The latter's album, So So Gangsta, was released in September of that year, while the former's label debut was released the following year with the album On Top of Our Game which topped the US Top Rap Albums with the hit songs "I Think They Like Me" and "Lean wit It, Rock wit It." From 2002 to 2009, Dupri was involved in a romantic relationship with singer Janet Jackson, which resulted in a brief musical connection. [2] He gave My Way a one-star honorable mention,[8] indicating "a worthy effort consumers attuned to its overriding aesthetic or individual vision may well like. Kris Kross was an American hip hop duo that consisted of Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly and Chris "Daddy Mac" Smith.. Kris Kross were the youngest hip-hop duo to gain success, with gold and platinum albums, at 12 and 13 years old. All three singles have been certified Platinum by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Jermaine Dupri had a relationship with Janet Jackson. [6] Dupri got his start as a dancer for the hip hop group Whodini when he was twelve. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Reddit; Email; View … [7] Robert Christgau, writing in The Village Voice, cited "Just Like Me" and "You Make We Wanna..." as highlights, and quipped that Usher was "the sweetest nonvirgin a mama could ask". Monday 16 May 1966. Later in December, Dupri produced and co-wrote Nelly's single "Grillz", which struck atop the Billboard charts yet again. Producer Jermaine Dupri focuses his distinctive urban groove on the music of the holidays for 12 Soulful Nights of Christmas, a lively if erratic 14-track collection featuring performances by Brian McKnight ("Because of His Love"), Kenny Lattimore ("This Time of Year"), Xscape ("Christmas Without You"), and K-Ci & Jo-Jo ("In Love at Christmas"). In 2015, Dupri and Queen Latifah created a reality television series, The Rap Game. Dupri is vegan and promoted the lifestyle through a PETA ad, encouraging fans to "Feel the beets. The album eventually topped the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for 3 weeks and it also peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 and became a commercial success. [18], He has a daughter, Shaniah Mauldin, with Pam Sweat, who appeared on reality TV show Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta.[19][20]. His zodiac sign is Virgo. MTV Raps he met Da Brat through Kris Kross, signed her to his label So So Def Recordings, and released her debut Funkdafied (1994) which went platinum. Get it as soon as Wed, Nov 18. Jermaine Dupri is a 48 year old American Music Producer. [17], Credits are adapted from Allmusic and album's liner notes. The group's first album, Totally Krossed Out, was released in 1992 and went multi-platinum due to their singles "Jump" and "Warm It Up", both written and produced by Dupri. He established his own record label called So So Def in 1993. Jermaine Dupri was born on September 23, 1972 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Jermaine Dupri Maudin. Gary, Indiana, USA. [13] He later parted ways with Carey in August 2014,[14] though they still maintain a professional relationship, as he was a producer on nearly all of her albums since Daydream (1995). Lose the meats. The two would later part ways after only 2 albums, but continued to frequently collaborate on later projects. He contributed to Lil' Kim's 1996 album, Hard Core on the track "Not Tonight". https://www.discogs.com/Jermaine-Dupri-Life-In-1472/release/1673841 The follow up single "Nice & Slow" went to number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart, and the last single, "My Way" peaked at number-two on Billboard Hot 100. [5] Dupri's promising musical career began before he was even ten years old. Gender. [19][20], *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone, Recording Industry Association of America, List of number-one R&B albums in the United States, "Got Charts? 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