Jermaine Dupri

Born Sep 23, 1972

Jermaine Dupri Mauldin, known as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American record producer, songwriter and rapper.

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1972 Birth Jermaine Dupri Mauldin was born on September 23, 1972, son of Tina (Mosley) and Michael Mauldin, a Columbia Records executive. … Read More
1982 9 Years Old His father, also a Atlanta manager Michael Mauldin, had coordinated a Diana Ross show in 1982; to the delight of concert-goers, Dupri managed to get on-stage and dance along with Ross. … Read More


1990 17 Years Old In 1990, he produced his first act- the female hip hop trio Silk Tymes Leather.
1991 18 Years Old He later formed the teen duo Kris Kross (Chris Kelly and Chris Smith) after meeting the boys at a local mall in 1991. … Read More


1993 20 Years Old He established his own record label called So So Def Recordings in 1993. … Read More
1995 22 Years Old In 1995, he collaborated with Mariah Carey for the first time on the number one hit single "Always Be My Baby."
1996 23 Years Old He contributed to Lil' Kim's 1996 album, Hard Core on the track "Not Tonight".
1997 24 Years Old In 1997 Jermaine Dupri co-wrote and produced several tracks Usher's second album, My Way. … Read More
1998 25 Years Old In 1998, Jermaine Dupri was involved in the release of Destiny's Child's eponymous debut album. … Read More
2002 29 Years Old The deal with Columbia was terminated in 2002 and in 2003 Dupri switched to Arista Records. … Read More


2004 31 Years Old In 2004 Dupri connected again with Usher contributing to Confessions co-writing and co-producing three consecutive singles Billboard Hot 100 number one songs "Burn", "Confessions Part II", and "My Boo". … Read More
2005 32 Years Old Dupri in 2005 worked with Mariah Carey on her The Emancipation Of Mimi with the smash hit "We Belong Together". … Read More
2006 33 Years Old In 2006, record producer Jermaine Dupri signed Dem Franchize Boyz to his label So So Def after transferring it from Arista Records to Virgin Records. … Read More
2007 34 Years Old In October 2007, he published his memoir, "Young, Rich and Dangerous: The Making of a Music Mogul" (Atria Books). … Read More


2013 40 Years Old On October 7, 2013, he replaced Randy Jackson as Carey's talent manager.
2014 41 Years Old He later parted ways with Carey in August 2014, though they still maintain a professional relationship, as he is producing for her next album.
2015 42 Years Old In 2015, Dupri and Queen Latifah created a reality television series, The Rap Game. … Read More
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