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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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Jackson Brothers -- Grief-Stricken on Death Anniversary ... 'We Miss Him Every Day'

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Grief-Stricken on Death Anniversary 'We Miss Him Every Day'

Michael Jackson's death anniversary is a particularly hard day for members of his family, especially his brothers, who tell TMZ ... he is still loved and missed everyday. Jackie, Marlon, Tito and… READ MORE >

Jermaine Jackson -- Come To My Jackson Resort!

Jermaine Jackson
Come to My Jackson Resort!

Move over Dollywood ... Jermaine Jackson has his eye on a Jackson-family themed resort -- but it's not so much an homage to Michael as it is to the Jackson with the best name -- Jermaine's… READ MORE >

- 574 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- SHOCKED Over Nephew Taj's Molestation Claims

Jermaine Jackson
SHOCKED Over Nephew's Molestation Claims

Jermaine Jackson couldn't BELIEVE it when he heard his nephew Taj's claims that a family member had molested him as a child -- telling TMZ, "I've never heard that. I've never ever heard that."As… READ MORE >

- 591 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Wade Robson Is 'Full of S**t'

Jermaine Jackson
Wade Robson Is 'Full of S**t'

Jermaine Jackson didn't mince words when we asked him about the recent molestation allegations made against his brother Michael by choreographer Wade Robson ... saying simply, "He's full of… READ MORE >

- 594 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Deadbeat Dad AGAIN ... Allegedly

Jermaine Jackson
Deadbeat Dad ... AGAIN (Allegedly)

Just beat it ... deadbeat it ... Jermaine Jackson is downright refusing to pay his child support bills -- so says his baby mama Alejandra Jackson, who's accusing him of falling behind on payments… READ MORE >

- 609 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Defies MJ's Policy ... Kids Need Their Mom

Jermaine Jackson
Defies MJ's Policy Kids Need Their Mom

Michael Jackson is rolling in his grave -- because brother Jermaine Jackson is now encouraging MJ's daughter to spend time with her birth mom.MJ famously never wanted his kids Prince and Paris to… READ MORE >

- 614 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- Name Change Complete ... I'm Officially a JACKSUN

Jermaine Jackson
Name Change Complete ... Officially a JACKSUN

Call him Jermaine Jacksun ... with a "U" ... because as of this afternoon, that's legally his name.We've learned ... an L.A. County Superior Court judge approved the singer's petition for the name… READ MORE >

- 674 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- I'm CHANGING My Last Name

Jermaine Jackson
I'm CHANGING My Last Name

Jermaine Jackson has filed a request to legally CHANGE his last name ... trading out "Jackson" for "Jacksun" ... TMZ has learned. Jermaine filed a petition for a change of name with L.A.… READ MORE >

- 780 days ago
Jermaine Jackson -- MJ's Deathday Overshadows His Birthday

Jermaine Jackson
MJ's Deathday Overshadows His Bday

Jermaine Jackson says he celebrated Michael Jackson's birthday by spending time with his family and watching sentimental home videos ... but JJ explained it's also a day marked with great sadness.… READ MORE >

- 850 days ago
Jermaine Jackson FLIP-FLOPS -- I'm Backing Off the Estate

Jermaine Jackson
FLIP-FLOPS I'm Backing Off the Estate

Jermaine Jackson -- a major ringleader in the Jackson family rebellion against the MJ Estate -- has officially defected from a family letter criticizing the Estate ... but still has "deep… READ MORE >

- 879 days ago

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