Jason Desrouleaux (born September 21, 1989 in Miami, Florida), better known as Jason Derülo, is a Haitian American singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, producer and actor signed to JR Rotem’s label Beluga Heights. He has been writing hit singles for acts such as Lil Wayne, Pleasure P, Pitbull, Stat Quo, Iyaz and Birdman since 2007, and released his eponymous self-titled debut album in March 2010. His debut single from the album, Whatcha Say, was released to radio in June 2009, it sampled the Imogen Heap song Hide and Seek and became a huge digital hit, selling over 2 million records, gaining an RIAA certification of 2x platinum, and reaching #1 in the US and several other countries. He released the second single from his album, “In My Head”, on December 8, 2009. It debuted at #63 on the Billboard Hot 100, and has since reached #9. He is currently promoting his album by appearing as one of the opening acts for Lady Gaga’s The Monster Ball Tour.
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