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Ray J

William Ray Norwood Jr. (born January 17, 1981), better known by his stage name Ray J, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. William Ray Norwood Jr. was born in McComb, Mississippi to Willie Norwood and Sonja Bates-Norwood. His older sister Brandy is an award-winning, multi-platinum recording artist. His first cousin, Snoop Dogg, is a multi-platinum recording rapper. Early in Ray J's career, he was known for wearing a Pacers headband. Elektra Records in 1995 and recorded his debut album Everything You Want the next year. "Let It Go" appeared on the Set It Off soundtrack. It peaked number 25 in the U.S. and number 11 in New Zealand. The second single peaked at number 54 on the U.S. R&B chart. In 1997, he was dropped from the label. He produced, putting together the music for several commercials and a few of the demos for his second record. Ray J recorded "Another Day in Paradise" with Brandy, which was a Top Ten success in Austria, UK, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, Norway, Ireland, the Netherlands and number 11 in Australia and France. The song was the lead single of the R&B/Hip Hop tribute Urban Renewal, in which he co-produced and performed songs.

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Ray J -- Big Pimpin' ... Orders Super-Sized Stripper For Hollywood Hillbilly

Ray J
Big Pimpin' ... Orders Super-Sized Stripper For Hollywood Hillbilly

The epic bachelor bash Ray J threw for "Hollywood Hillbillies" star Paul "Tha Pimp" Conolon was so big and beautiful ... it apparently got him banned from Paul's future in-laws' home. We're told… READ MORE >

Ray J on 'Love & Hip Hop' -- Intense Give and Hate Negotiations ... But He's Coming Back

Ray J on 'Love & Hip Hop'
Intense Give & Hate Negotiations ... But He's Coming Back

Ray J wants more love ... "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" producers want more drama -- but they still hammered out a deal to keep him on the show, save his relationship, and line his pockets… READ MORE >

- 32 days ago
Ray J Quits 'Love & Hip Hop' ... I Choose Princess Love Over Money

Ray J
Quits 'Love & Hip Hop' I Choose Princess Love Over Money

The producers of "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" have gone into crisis mode ... because we've learned Ray J has just quit. According to our sources, Ray J feels the negativity and conflict… READ MORE >

- 34 days ago
Ray J -- I'm Cooking Up A New Show ... With Knife-Wielding Chef

Ray J
I'm Cooking Up a New Show ... With Knife-Wielding Chef

Ray J is pitching a new cooking show starring a guy who knows how to handle a knife ... sometimes against his own customers. The "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" star believes Amy's Baking… READ MORE >

- 38 days ago
Ray J -- My $250k Ferrari Wasn't Good Enough, So I Tricked It Out!

Ray J
My $250k Ferrari Wasn't Good Enough So I Tricked it Out!

Ray J has made way too much money off his Kim K sex tape and other stuff, because he just blew a quarter-of-a-million bucks on a car and then spent another fortune tricking it out even more. Ray J… READ MORE >

- 45 days ago
Amber Rose Attacks Kim Kardashian ... What a Nut!!!

Amber Rose
Attacks Kim K What a Nut!!!

Amber Rose just answered Kayne West by zeroing in on the climactic scene in Kim Kardashian's sex tape, saying "Wait 30 Showers? But Kim let RayJnut on her .... Never Mind." In case you're not up… READ MORE >

- 66 days ago
Ray J -- GF Princess Love Arrested in Big Easy ... She Hit Me Like a Hurricane

Ray J
GF Princess Love Arrested in Big Easy She Hit Me Like a Hurricane

Ray J's GF Princess Love was arrested in New Orleans for allegedly beating him to a bloody pulp. Law enforcement tells us, it happened last Wednesday, after Ray J returned to his hotel after… READ MORE >

- 70 days ago
Ray J -- Threatened by Famous Fancy Watch Company ... We Hit it First!

Ray J
Threatened by Fancy Watch Company ... We Hit it First!

Ain't nobody got time for Ray J to sell knock-off designs of an extremely high-end watch -- especially the famous Swiss timepiece company he's allegedly ripping off.  Audemars… READ MORE >

- 71 days ago
Ray J -- Block Partying With Kanye West and Kim Kardashian ... TMZ TV

Ray J
Block Partying With Kanye & Kim ... TMZ TV

Kim Kardashian’s sex tape co-star, Ray J just put down a $2.7 million offer on a house on the same block as Kim and Kanye West!  We're guessing Ray might want more than a cup of sugar… READ MORE >

- 105 days ago
Kim Kardashian -- Ray J is Back ... And He's Moving Next Door!

Kim Kardashian
Ray J is Back ... And He's Moving Next Door!!!

Ray J is like a bad habit Kim Kardashian just can't kick, because he's just made an offer to buy a house on her street!Kim's former sex tape partner just wrote a $2.7 million offer to buy a… READ MORE >

- 107 days ago

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