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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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'Love & Hip Hop L.A.' -- Huge Chick Fight Over Ray J [VIDEO]

'Love & Hip Hop L.A.'
Huge Chick Fight Over Ray J [VIDEO]

Well, that didn't take long ... a huge fight broke out on the FIRST day  "Love & Hip Hop L.A." started shooting -- and TMZ has video which shows Ray J was in the middle of the mess.The… READ MORE >

Ray J Dog Found -- Search Turns Up Priceless Boogotti

Ray J
Search Turns Up Priceless Boogotti

Ray J is a lucky man ... he's been reunited with his beloved Maltese puppy after an exhaustive search for the missing pup ... and got a valuable lesson about pet ownership.Ray J's manager David… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
Ray J's Dog is Lost -- 3-lb Boogotti Has Gone Missing!!!

Ray J
My 3 Lb. Dog Has Gone Missing!!!

Ray J is on the hunt for his missing puppy and he'll stop at NOTHING to get him back.Ray J’s manager, David Weintraub, tells TMZ ... Ray J's Maltese puppy Boogotti somehow slipped out of his… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago
Khloe Kardashian -- Ray J's Dong Is No Laughing Matter

Khloe K.
Ray J's Dong Is No Laughing Matter

Khloe Kardashian's all bent over Ray J's penis and the fact it dared to star in a Kim K. sex tape spoof with Joan Rivers -- and now KK's getting revenge ... by pulling out on Joan.Insert… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
Khloe Kardashian PISSED at Ray J/Joan Rivers Sex Tape -- Bails on Joan's Show

Khloe Kardashian
PISSED at Ray J/Joan Rivers Sex Tape Bails on Joan's Show

Khloe Kardashian is steaming mad at Joan Rivers for spoofing her sister's sex tape by doing a pretty hilarious rendition with Ray J ... so she bailed on co-hosting Joan's show at the last… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Ray J Fan -- HOW DARE YOU COMPARE ME TO AN APE

Ray J Fan
HOW DARE YOU COMPARE ME TO AN APE

Ray J just pissed off millions of people -- one woman in particular -- after he compared her to a character from "Planet of the Apes."Ray J Instagrammed the above photo Friday, writing the… READ MORE >

- 24 days ago
Joan Rivers and Ray J In Sex Tape Gag ... That's What She Said!

Joan Rivers, Ray J
Sex Tape Gag That's What She Said!

Ray J has re-entered the world of porn ... and he's gone from blow jobs to nose jobs.The man famous for making Kim Kardashian a star hit the sheets with Joan Rivers for a very dirty session. … READ MORE >

- 28 days ago
The Game -- Rapped About Banging Kim Kardashian ... I Also Hit It First

The Game
Rapped About Banging Kim Kardashian I Also Hit It First

The Game didn't outright say he boinked Kim Kardashian back in the day ... but he did rap about it on a song with Ray J called, "I HIT IT FIRST"TMZ obtained an early demo of Ray J's… READ MORE >

- 47 days ago
'Love & Hip Hop' -- Taking Over L.A. ... But Can't Land a Star!!!

'Love & Hip Hop'
Taking Over L.A. ... But Can't Land a Star!!!

"Love & Hip Hop" is moving to L.A. for its new spin-off -- with episodes expected to start shooting later this month -- but producers are now facing a HUGE problem ... they can't find a big… READ MORE >

- 98 days ago
Ray J Charged Cops After Whitney Houston Death Jokes

Ray J
Charged Cops After Whitney Death Jokes

Ray J went ballistic on cops after they allegedly made jokes about Whitney Houston's dead body ... TMZ has learned.Ray J -- who was romantically linked to Whitney in the months preceding… READ MORE >

- 210 days ago

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