What makes it sweeter is not only our collaboration, but the fact that we will perform it together when he joins my L.O.E tour in Cali," he said. Born in Long Beach, California, USA, Jerry Afemata is an R&B/reggae singer who performs under the name J Boog. I'd definitely go again! Please come back to Texas soon. While their first album was very much a chilled-out, Hawaiian reggae sound, their latest musical output has tapped into J Boog's Jamaican reggae influences, with songs like the radio-friendly 'Let's Do It Again', and covers of Bob Marley songs such as the immortal 'Turn Your Lights Down Low'. He was one of the guys we latched onto because he was Polynesian and we were Polynesian. The Samoa-born, California-raised J Boog (aka jerry Afernata) and his Hawaiian reggae band deliver some of the freshest, most ear-pleasing island vibes and singalong harmonies around today. Im so thrilled to have gone to another of his concerts and I'm hoping for many more. [It helped me] escape the grim reality of where I was for a little bit and that’s what I loved about it, and that’s what I’m trying to do with my music.”. Leading up to the release of his official new album, J Boog released the "J Boog EP" on June 14th 2011 via Wash House Hawaii/EMPIRE Distribution. His bright melodies and uplifting rhythms evoke emotions of elation and relaxation that can alleviate anyone’s anxieties. The tour performances will be in support of I-Octane's anticipated third full-length album titled Love and Life, which is set to to be released on March 30. pour suivre J Boog et être le premier averti quand l'artiste annonce un concert près de chez toi. They really got the crowd going. Although she was born in the Phillipines and raised in Italy, Hirie spent most of her of life in Oahu, Hawaii. I saw them in 2012 opening for Cali reggae superstars Rebelution at Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Texas, which was the perfect setting for such a positive, feelgood band. J BOOG was humble and had us laughing before the show. The results are apparent when listening to Boog's new music. It was the first time my brother-in-law saw them. The album has contributions from a mix of Jamaican and European producers such as Jr. More info at jboogmusic.com. Speaking on the song's inspiration, I-Octane explained: "I was in the studio talking with my brethren about how we see some beautiful women that never can keep a man, or who always change men. However, J Boog succeeds in mixing rap and hip hop with reggae flawlessly. Growing up in the rough streets of Compton, the strong sense of tradition and culture that J Boog absorbed from his family was instrumental in his path to stay off the streets and begin a successful music career. He was raised in a tight-knit Samoan community, where instead of gangster rap and hip-hop, his home radiated with the reggae of Bob Marley, as well as Polynesian music. How did your musical career begin? He blends both Hawaiian and Jamaican reggae to create his own tropical style. "I've had the pleasure of working with some great artistes, and now I can count him among those names. What a great show and J Boog performed close to 20 songs. Comment below! He was soon to discover music at an early age and it would change his life forever. “Sorry for cursing all the damn time,” he adds, laughing. We caught up with Inner Circle to chat about reggae’s popularity, their new Reggae Wave project, Circle Village Studios and much more. Congrats on your debut album! Helluva show. At the age of four, after hearing his older sister playing the piano, he developed an interest and started watching her and learning about music. J Boog & Fiji) “No Other Love” (American Reggae), Romain Virgo's Reggae Cover of Sam Smith's "Stay With Me", Sugar Black “Fly Like an Eagle” (Reggae Cover), 2014’s Most Requested Riddim: The Uptown Julie Riddim (FME Recordings), Cardiac Keys Riddim Mix [May 2013] Produced by CR203 Records. “It was easy to grasp onto it because it was Caribbean music, but it was like Islander music as well, so it made it easier to latch onto culturally. We give thanks," he said. Whether it’s R&B, reggae, dancehall or hip-hop, he injects his signature vocal style that is a combination of singing, rapping and deejaying. Jam out to J Boog on the regular, but "HIGHLY" recommend seeing him LIVE.....it's a must!!! Voir tous les concerts. By chance, Fiji himself, George Veikoso, discovered him through mutual friends and asked the young singer/producer to come to Hawaii to record with him. Today, as one of the most esteemed bands in the industry, Inner Circle continues to create music on a daily basis at their own Circle Village recording studio and have collaborated with Damian & Stephen Marley, members of Morgan Heritage , Slightly Stoopid and many others. Veux-tu voir J Boog en concert ? I was always like, hell yeah, this guy is it.“, After a five-year hiatus since his last album, J Boog will release Wash House Ting on Nov. 18. I can't imagine Jesse Royal continuing to tour.His band looked frustrated by his lack of artist discipline and random singing riffs. It's easy to see why J Boog has been winning over fans when you meet him. ❤. Although, he’s worked with many artists, Million Stylez maintains a strong solo career and has multiple albums under his belt. The singer of Samoan descent was born in Long Beach and raised in Compton, California. “The album is about the mood we were in when we wrote it,” he adds, speaking for himself and his band. J Boog's Wash House Ting is available everywhere on Friday, Nov. 18. Born in Long Beach, California, USA, Jerry Afemata is an R&B/reggae singer who performs under the name J Boog. He said that the idea to work with J Boog came from his manager. Great band. Watching J Boog live was one of the most chilled, happy musical experiences of my life. These days Boog is either in a studio, on a stage or catching a flight. What do you think of “No Other Love”? It’s hard to say! Etana was wonderful but lacked the intensity I have seen at other shows in Jamaica. J Boog is charismatic, great voice but it was a small venue and it was hard to hear him as the mix seemed heavy on the band. When you collaborate with famous artists like Tarrus Riley and Peetah Morgan (of Morgan Heritage), you know you’ve reached reggae super-stardom. After releasing his debut album "Hear Me Roar" in 2007, he joined the musical family Wash House Music Inc, a record label based in Hawaii and San Francisco. Achetez les Vinyles, CDs de J Boog, et plus encore sur la Marketplace Discogs. Or because he's gained a lot of weight. Blender, DJ Frost and Gramps Morgan. Trouve les infos sur les billets de tous les concerts prochains de J Boog en 2020-2021. J BOOG IS AMAZING. He signed everything me and my husband asked for. What is your favorite song on your album and why? Upon hearing his sister begin to play, something clicked inside J. He can be overheard saying how blessed he is on a daily basis. Soon, J was singing along to the notes & melodies he heard his sister play. Most people do not associate reggae music with Australia. J Boog, given name Jerry Afemata, was born in Long Beach but grew up in Compton. Her debut album is available now on iTunes! Beyoncé, Gentleman and J Boog are just a few names Swedish reggae star, Million Stylez, has collaborated with. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. ‘Let’s Do it Again’ was a particular stand out of the show, and it had most of the crowd singing along as Boog did his thing on stage, accompanied by a number of musicians. !It would have been great if it was Etana first, j boog to follow. Great crowd. We were the only ones there for the Greet and Meet so it was very special for us. His video, “For You”, has hit 50,000+ YouTube views, Listen to Joe Coffee’s latest hits “Why Would You Do That” & “No One”, Songs About You EP (2013) Now Available on iTunes, Common Kings [Photo Courtesy of Common Kings Official Facebook Page], [Photo Courtesy of Common Kings Official Facebook Page], “No Other Love” feat J Boog & Fiji [Photo Courtesy of iTunes], Fiji [Photo Courtesy of Fiji’s Official Facebook Page], Australia’s Rising Reggae Artist:  Our Interview With Eddie “Joe Coffee” Williams, Conscious Reasoning: Our Interview with Sweden’s Million Stylez, Hawaii’s Newest Pop-Reggae Artist: Our Interview with Hirie, “Big Tings a Gwaan”: Our Interview with Legendary Reggae Band Inner Circle, Common Kings (feat. Recently, we got a chance to speak with Hirie about her album, reggae’s popularity in Hawaii and much more! Copyright © 2017 The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited. A year later, in 2008, J Boog met Gramps Morgan of Morgan Heritage and there was an instant chemistry. First time at a live concert and I had a blast. "We were talking about him and his accomplishments in reggae on the international front, and she suggested him for the record. There was definitely a lot of weed in the air, but what is an island music concert with out the smoking bomb bud? “Gratitude to where we are and how our experiences from the beginning of our journey shaped us. The newest artist to make waves in the Polynesian scene is Eddie “Joe Coffee” Williams.

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