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Jermaine Jackson

Jermaine LaJuane Jackson (also known as Mohammad Abdul Aziz) (born December 11, 1954) is an American singer, bassist, composer, a member of The Jackson 5 and occasional film director. He also produced and recorded duets with American singer Whitney Houston in her early years as a recording artist and was also a producer for Bobby DeBarge's band Switch. Jackson is the fourth child of Joseph and Katherine Jackson, born in Gary, Indiana after his brother Tito Jackson. His brothers and sisters are Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, La Toya, Marlon, Michael, Randy and Janet. He was raised as a Jehovah's Witness by his devout mother (though he later converted to Islam in 1989 after a trip to Bahrain). Jermaine was the original lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Jackson Brothers—an earlier incarnation of The Jackson Five—until 1968, when younger brother Michael began assisting with lead vocals. He remained the lead vocalist with Michael for many years. Jackson graduated from Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California in 1973. Jermaine and his brothers signed with Motown Records in 1968. As the co-lead singer of The Jackson 5 after his brother Michael, Jermaine sang notable parts

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Michael Jackson -- Owes All His Fame to the Jackson 5 ... Says Jermaine Jackson

Michael Jackson
Owes His Brothers for All His Fame ... Says Bro Jermaine

No "Thriller" ... no "Beat It" ... no King of Pop -- Michael Jackson would have missed out on all of that ... and so would the world if the Jackson 5 didn't make MJ such a star.  At least… READ MORE >

Jermaine Jackson -- Debbie Rowe is Crazy ... Michael Jackson Woulda Been NOBODY Without the Jackson 5

Jermaine Jackson
Debbie Rowe is CRAZY MJ Would Be NOBODY Without the Jackson 5

Jermaine Jackson is reeling over Debbie Rowe's comment that Michael Jackson told her his brothers were talentless .... saying Michael owes his fame to his older siblings.Jermaine was blunt in… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
Debbie Rowe -- Michael Jackson's Brothers are Greedy Slackers

Debbie Rowe
Michael's Brothers are Greedy Slackers

Debbie Rowe is scoffing at members of the Jackson family who claim she abandoned her children for Michael Jackson's money ... saying it's a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black.Sources… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
Michael Jackson Impersonator Joined The Jacksons ... Well, For A Minute

Michael Jackson Look-alike
I Joined The Jacksons ... Well, For A Minute

It looked like a Jackson 5 reunion ... when a Michael Jackson impersonator got together with 4 Jackson brothers Saturday at their concert in Vegas -- but it cost him a pretty penny.Carlo Riley --… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
 Michael Jackson DNA Test -- Lab Says NO MJ DNA!

Michael Jackson
MJ's Dental Mold NO DNA!

The man behind the Michael Jackson DNA test initially went to an L.A. lab ... and TMZ has learned the lab results showed NO DNA on Michael Jackson's dental mold.A manager at DNA Truth 4 U lab… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
Jermaine Jackson 'Disgusted' By Conrad Murray's Release

Jermaine Jackson
'Disgusted' By Murray's Release

Jermaine Jackson isn't just furious that Conrad Murray is a free man -- just 2 years after Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter -- Jermaine is "disgusted."Michael's bro expressed his… READ MORE >

- 173 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Pay Child Support, Or Go Directly To Jail

Jermaine Jackson
Pay Child Support Or Go Directly to Jail

Jermaine Jackson could be playing to 5,000 people soon ... the inmates at a L.A. County Jail ... a place he may be calling home soon if he doesn't ante up back child support.Jermaine is falling… READ MORE >

- 179 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Conrad Murray's Walking Free and My Family's Pissed

Jermaine Jackson
Conrad Murray's Walking Free And My Family is PISSED

Michael Jackson's family is suffering its second crushing blow this month -- Conrad Murray is about to be a free man ... and Jermaine Jackson says it's almost too much for them to handle.Jermaine… READ MORE >

- 188 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Proud Ferrari Owner Has Wages Garnished for Child Support

Jermaine Jackson
Proud Ferrari Owner Wages Garnished for Child Support

The very day Jermaine Jackson became the owner of a $160,000, 2009 Ferrari California ... he had his wages garnished because he was behind on his child support ... TMZ has learned.According to… READ MORE >

- 193 days ago
Katherine Jackson -- PISSED That Jermaine Bought Ferrari

Katherine Jackson
PISSED Jermaine Bought that Ferrari!

Katherine Jackson feels like SHE'S been taken for a ride ... by her debt-plagued son Jermaine, who plunked down a huge amount of cash on a Ferrari ... sources close to the Jacksons tell TMZ.As we… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago

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