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Frankie J

Singer
Male
Born Dec 7, 1977

Francisco Javier Bautista, Jr., better known by his stage name Frankie J, is a Mexican singer and former member of the musical group Kumbia Kings. Born in Tijuana, he grew up in San Diego and became a freestyle artist under the stage name Frankie Boy in the late 1990s. After his debut freestyle album was shelved, he joined Kumbia Kings. Frankie J's solo debut album, What's a Man to Do, was released in 2003, followed by some more English and Spanish language albums.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1975 Birth Born on December 7, 1975.

TWENTIES

1999 23 Years Old In 1999 he became a member of the Kumbia Kings created by A.B. Quintanilla, brother of Selena. … Read More
2003 27 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Frankie J's solo debut album, What's a Man to Do, was released in 2003, followed by some more English and Spanish language albums. … Read More
2005 29 Years Old His second album The One was released on March 22, 2005. … Read More

THIRTIES

2006 30 Years Old 1 More Event
His second Spanish-language album Un Nuevo Dia was released on June 13, 2006 and featured the single "Pensado En Ti."
2008 32 Years Old Following his departure from Columbia Records, Frankie J released a few singles ("Pictures", "If You Were My Girlfriend", "Crush") between 2008 and 2011, as well as starting his own label, Soulsick Records. … Read More
He released his fourth English-language studio album Courage on December 7, 2011. … Read More
2012 36 Years Old He released two digital singles ("Ay, Ay, Ay" and "Tienes Que Creer En Mi"/"Take a Chance on Me") in late 2012.
2013 37 Years Old In 2013, he released his new album, Faith, Hope y Amor on May 28, 2013. … Read More
2015 39 Years Old In 2015, he premiered a new single "Breakin'" on November 26th with a music video (in English and Spanglish) premiering on December 14th. … Read More
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