- 8 years ago
We in the Booth pride ourselves on spotlighting emerging talents before they reach the big-time, and 19-year-old singer/songwriter Jason Derulo is a prime example of our knack for early adoption. When we first featured the Miami up-and-comer way back in August of ‘08, we had no doubt that his commitment to his craft would take him to the top of the game, and the overwhelmingly positive reader response to “Algebra” backed us up. Fast-forward to October ‘09, and Derulo’s a major-label signee with a monster hit on his hands, and he’s preparing to take his career to the next level with the release of his self-titled debut album.
The flagship artist of a new joint venture between Warner Bros. and J.R. Rotem‘s Beluga Heights label, Derulo’s already made it to the top of Billboard‘s R&B Chart and iTunes’ Top 200 with single ”Whatcha Say.” That Imogen Heap-sampling smash, however, is only the tip of the iceberg – having racked up songwriting credits on tracks by everyone from Lil Wayne to