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Jason Derulo

This is a music biography presentation about Jason Derulo.
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Nick Caliwliw

on 19 May 2010

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Jason Derülo Fast Facts Biography
Birth Name – Jason Desrouleaux
Birth Date – September 21st, 1989 (Age - 21)
Birth Place – Miami, Florida, USA
Genres – R&B, Dance
Years Active – Since 2007 (3 years)
Occupations – Singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actor
Labels – Beluga Heights, Warner Bros.
Ethnic Background – Haitian
Early Life
Jason was born in Miami, Florida on the 21st of September in 1989. His real name is Jason Desrouleaux but as he became a rising star in the music industry he changed it to Jason Derülo to make his last name easier to pronounce. Ever since the age of five he has been inspired by the art of music. At age eight he wrote his first song “Crush on You”. He was intrigued by the musical talent of Michael Jackson, Usher and Justin Timberlake. Not only was he fascinated with the musical abilities of these talented artists he was also amazed by their choreographic dance moves. Jason studied them, watched them and copied them, which is probably the main reason he's such a skilled dancer. He continued his studies in opera, theater and ballet throughout his childhood. Interesting facts
He wrote his first song "crush on you" when he was eight years old

In Jason derulo's debu
t album (Jason Derulo) he recorded over 300 songs, then narrowed it down to 9

Derulo has been attending performing arts schools since the age of eight

He met his agent at age 12 while playing basketball

Other than the performing arts world Jason has always wanted to learn how to cook



Music Career
Jason Derulo began his professional music career at the age of 16. Since then he has been writing hit songs for artists including Diddy, Danity Kane, Donny Klang, Sean Kingston, Cassie and Lil Mama. Derülo's official solo music career began in 2007 when he was discovered by music producer J. R. Rotem, who him to his record label Beluga Heights Records and Warner Bros. Records. Jason Derulo was featured in his career debut single with Birdman in “Bossy” (which he wrote). His debut single (produced by J.R. Rotem) was released on the 4th of August in 2009, “Whatcha Say”. The song debuted on Billboard Hot 100, then on November 1st it hit #1. The song currently has over 60 million views on Youtube, thousands of “Likes” on Facebook, has been featured as one of the top ten songs in 9 different countries, and has been purchased over 4 million times on iTunes. After the single became extremely popular Derulo began working on an album which is now entitled “Jason Derulo”. Derulo recorded more than 300 songs that he narrowed down to the nine that appear on the album. The album also features some of his other hits such as “In my Head” and “Ridin' Solo”. “In my head” has reached the #5 spot on Billboard Top 100 and “Ridin' Solo” has reached 33rd . Jason Derulo's career has just begun, he shown no sign of slowing down, and hes already a rising star in the making.
I believe that Jason has a really big impact on clothing style as he brings a modern-classy style to the music industry. His lne of clothing features new creative styles and has caught on to other famous artists such as Chris Brown, Taio Cruz, Usher and many more. Jason derulo has truly showed the fashion world a new theme of presenting yourself in style. Before music artists similar to jason would be seen in baggy clothing, chains, back-ward caps and so on. But now his fresh new style of fancier clothing is catching on. Not only has he affected clothing, but also he has affected his fans. Jason Derulo is a very positive role model for all of his fans. He sends out a constructive and motivational message for his supporters especially through his songs. Jason is a philanthrophist and contributes heavily charitably-wise. Throughout his clothing, message and lifestyle Jason affects in so many ways today's fashion, attitude and lifestyle. Jason Derulo is a very talented young man.
Nick Caliwliw and Quinton o'brien Present
Impacts
DJ Booth: If you could, in, let’s say, a few sentences, sum up what you believe to be your impact on this industry.

Jason Derulo: When it’s all said and done, I really want… to be considered a legend is amazing. I wanna be the person who changed the world, I wanna be someone who changed the way people look at music and the way people hear music, and I really wanna make a stamp and make an impact charitably – I’m a huge philanthropist. Music is really the gateway to a lot of things, and I really wanna utilize music to make a difference in other ways.




2006 “Showtime at the Apollo” season finale Grand championship winner

Graduated from the prestigious musical theater conservatory AMDA (The American Musical and Dramatic Academy)

State Champion and national finalist in the nationally televised NAACP ACT-so competition (vocalist)

Repeat first place winner of the Florida state best vocalist championship

Attended performing Arts School’s since the age of 8

Winner of all 17 talent shows entered into across the country

Professional hip-hop dancer with The Pfuzion Dance Company Inc

Selected as one of AMDA’s top five tap dancers, to perform at the renowned “Main Stage Theater”
Played lead role of Coalhouse in “Ragtime” at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Played lead role of Ken in “ Smokey Joe’s Cafe”

Played Luigi Gauldi in “Lucky Stiff” at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Only student chosen to represent AMDA in school’s international commercial

Won The University center’s Drama scholarship award



Music Highlights Acting Highlights a prezi on Thank you Jason Derulo - Whatcha Say Jason derulo - In My Head Jason Derulo - Ridin' Solo
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