Who is J Boog?
J Boog, born Jerry Afemata, is a reggae music artist from Hawaii. He is 36 years old and is known for bringing island vibes and social awareness to the world through his music. His career began in 2004 when he was 15 years old and released his first album under a different stage name. After that, he released several other albums and singles that continue to be popular today.
J Boog has released several albums throughout his career, such as “Backyard Boogie” in 2011 and “Rose Petals” in 2014. He has also featured on numerous songs with other artists such as Peetah Morgan, Jah Maoli, Tarrus Riley, Kabaka Pyramid, and Fortunate Youth. Some of his most popular singles are “Let’s Do It Again” and “Sunshine Girl”.
J Boog's music is heavily influenced by reggae, dancehall, and hip hop. He often incorporates social commentary into his lyrics which has made him a respected artist in the reggae community. His signature sound is a combination of acoustic guitar, steel drums, and Jamaican-style horns. He also often collaborates with other reggae artists such as Anthony B and Protoje.
J Boog’s discography includes:
- Backyard Boogie (2011)
- Rose Petals (2014)
- Wash House Ting (2015)
- Live Up! (2018)
In 2018, J Boog won Best Reggae Album at the Grammy Awards for his album “Live Up!”. He has also been nominated for several other awards throughout his career including Best Reggae Album at the Billboard Music Awards in 2019.
J Boog is a talented reggae music artist from Hawaii who has brought island vibes and social awareness to the world through his music. His signature sound is a combination of acoustic guitar, steel drums, and Jamaican-style horns which makes him stand out from other reggae artists. He has also been awarded several awards throughout his career including a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 2018.