Jarell Damonte Houston Sr. (born August 11, 1985), known as J-Boog, is an American R&B singer, rapper, and actor. He was a member of R&B group B2K.

Early life

J-Boog, the youngest of three children, was born and raised in Compton, California and has been rapping, singing, and dancing since the age of two. He is the first cousin of Marques Houston.


J-Boog was a member of the boy group B2K, along with Lil' Fizz, Raz-B, and Omarion.

He starred in You Got Served, the hit dance movie, with his B2K band mates, along with Marques Houston and Young Rome. He played the character Rico, the peacemaker of the group. Despite the film receiving mostly negative reviews, his performance in the movie was praised by many critics.

Personal life

J-Boog has three children, one daughter and two sons; Anaia Jolie Houston (b. October 3, 2005), Jarell Damonté Houston, Jr. (b. December 14, 2006), Tru Carter Houston (b. November 12, 2009). [4]


  • Night Life - EP (2009) (Fizz & Boog)




Stage Plays

  • 2016: Man of the House - Lawrence