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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

Jermaine Jackson -- I Don't Want My Childhood Home to Be a Tourist Trap!! (VIDEO)

Jermaine Jackson
My Childhood Home Shouldn't Be a Tourist Trap!

Michael Jackson fans hoping to visit his legendary family home in Encino, CA might not get their wish ... if Jermaine Jackson has his way. Jermaine told our photog he's dead set against the idea… READ MORE >

Jermaine Jackson -- If Paris Is In Love ... I'm Down with Marriage!!! (VIDEO)

Jermaine Jackson
If Paris is in Love I'm Down with Marriage!!!

Jermaine Jackson has a laissez-faire attitude when it comes to his niece Paris Jackson, because he's down with her getting hitched at 17 if she's truly in love. Paris and BF Chet Castellaw were… READ MORE >

- 146 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- That Hair Is Tight ... Soooo Tight

Jermaine Jackson
That Hair Is Tight ... Soooo Tight

Jermaine Jackson's hair is keeping a secret ... and it has to do with The Jackson Five.We ran into Jermaine in Calabasas Thursday ... and what he told us is mind-bending. Look at his hair today,… READ MORE >

- 373 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- The Hair You Save

Jermaine Jackson
The Hair You Save

Jermaine Jackson's hair is ... well, unexplainable.Feel free to try making sense of this in the comments. READ MORE >

- 378 days ago
Jermaine Jackson to NFL -- GET OVER NIPPLEGATE ... Janet Ban Is 'Crazy'

Jermaine Jackson to NFL:
GET OVER NIPPLEGATE Janet Jackson Ban Is 'Crazy'

How does Jermaine Jackson feel about the NFL blacklisting his sister from performing at the Super Bowl halftime show? Simple -- "That sucks."Jermaine was out in L.A. when we broke the news to… READ MORE >

- 416 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Michael Jackson Would've Set Justin Bieber Straight

Jermaine Jackson
MJ Would Have Set Bieber Straight

Michael Jackson and Justin Bieber would've been tight ... so says Jermaine Jackson ... but he also thinks MJ would have put the Biebs in his place.Our photog spotted Jermaine at LAX yesterday, and… READ MORE >

- 485 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Using His 84-Year Old Mother to Pimp Water Company

Jermaine Jackson
Using His 84-Year Old Mother To Pimp Water Company

Jermaine Jackson doesn't need a hot bikini model to promote his new water company -- 'cause the Jackson 5 singer has his 84-year old mother to do the job.Jermaine's company, Vita Water had a media… READ MORE >

- 510 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Posthumous Michael Jackson Music Is Just Wrong ... WITHOUT ME

Jermaine Jackson
Posthumous MJ Music Is Just Wrong ... WITHOUT ME

Jermaine Jackson does not like the idea of new Michael Jackson music being released, but says it would have been cool if the Jackson 5 had worked on it.JJ went from guarded to bitter when we asked… READ MORE >

- 517 days ago
Tito Jackson -- Jermaine Didn't Mean Michael Jackson Would Be NOTHING Without Jackson 5

Tito Jackson
Jermaine Didn't Mean Michael Would Be Nothing Without Jackson 5

Tito Jackson calmly and coolly defended his brother Jermaine, who told TMZ earlier in the week, "If it wasn't for the Jackson 5, there would be no Michael Jackson."Tito told our photog in… READ MORE >

- 540 days ago
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 >

- 543 days ago

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