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This article is about the rapper and actor. For the reggae singer, see J Boog.
Birth name Jarell Damonte Houston
Also known as J-BooG, BooG, BooGiE, Rell
Born (1985-08-11) August 11, 1985 (age 30)
Compton, California, United States
Origin Corona, California, United States
Genres R&B, Hip Hop, Rap, Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actor
Years active 1998–present
Labels The Capitalist Entertainment, Popular Entertainment
Associated acts B2K, Omarion, Lil' Fizz, Raz-B, Marques Houston P Diddy, Jhene Aiko

Jarell Damonte Houston Sr. (born August 11, 1985), known as J-Boog, is an American R&B singer, rapper, and actor. He was an member of R&B group B2K.

Early life[edit]

J-Boog was born and raised in Compton, California, and has been rapping, singing, dancing since the age of eight.


J-Boog was a member of the boy group B2K, along with Lil' Fizz, Raz-B, and Omarion.

He starred in You Got Served, the hit dance movie, with his B2K band mates, along with Marques Houston and Young Rome. He played the character Rico, the peacemaker of the group. Despite the film receiving mostly negative reviews, his performance in the movie was praised by many critics.

Personal life[edit]

J-Boog has one daughter (born 2005) and two sons (born 2006 and 2009).[citation needed] He is the first cousin of Marques Houston.[1]


  • Night Life - EP (2009) (Fizz & Boog)




See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gil Kaufman (July 30, 2007). B2K's J-Boog, Lil Fizz, Raz-B Finally Get Solo Careers Off The Ground, In Where Ya Been? MTV. Accessed July 11, 2008.

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