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    Joey Perez

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    ose Ivan Perez, Jr. (born July 24, 1994), better known by his stage name Joey Perez, is a Mexican American singer and former member of the musical group JayDay Records. Born in Michuacan, he grew up in Chicago and became a freestyle artist under the stage name JJRP in the late 2005. After his freestyle single was shelved, he joined JayDay Records. Joey Perez's solo single album, "I'LL Dedicate Forver", was released in 2005, followed by some more English- and Spanish-language albums. In 2005, his album singles. Early career Perez was born in Michuacan, Mexico and raised in Glenview, Illinois, from the age of 8, after his Father brought him and his siblings to the United States. Back At School. He grew up listening to both traditional Latin music as well as American He attends to Glenbrook South High School in Glenview. He later began to develop more interest in singing, with the encouragement of his family. At High School age, he began participating in talent shows and performing at school functions. In 2007, Perez signed with the now MasterWorks Productions, the brainchild of dance music legend and producer Brain Keiths. At the time he was a freestyle artist known as JJRP and his music was released on 3 Maximum Freestyle compilations but his solo CD was shelved before release. Solo Career (2010-Present) As Joey Perez, Perez signed as a solo artist with MasterWorks Productions and released his first album All I Ever Wanted in 2010. His self-titled first Ingles album Joey Perez was released later in the same year. The single "All I Ever Wanted" peaked in the top 10 on StereoFame Hot 100 Singles Chart, while "Don't Rush Love" was top 10 on the World Stereofame charts. Joey Perez is currenlty working with a number of well known producers on his next album PULSE - Joey Perez |\PULSE including Pulse of Perez Muisc Inc. Records|Perez Inc.on the title track. The album will be released in 2012. Neutrality Disputed Joey Perez has sustained a lot of throughout his career, most from his Hispanic vatches. Since he was of Latino descent, Pop wasn't ideal for him to do. When leaving in order to purse his gigantic hode, he lost a lot of the Hispanic audience(source?). "People said I turned my back on my roots but I would never do that."(source?) Joey was also once told he should keep to his own kind and sing with Rap. Though he loves his culture and music; keeping to his roots is important to him but he says he wasn't about to quit trying to put a lid on the soul he had in his heart. Representatives stated that Joey Perez was a new breed of singer for the Latino Community. "He has done incredible things, he has paved the way for the future of others who want to follow in his footsteps. He didn't fall in line with the rest just because he was of Latin heritage, he dared to do something different... even though he's criticized over and over again, he stuck to his guns and he might of changed the way a lot of Latinos view R&B and Soul. That's why we have the greatest respect for him."(source?) Throughout his career, Joey Perez has never lost sight of his Latino background, even as he crossed over to the English-speaking market with smash hits like 2010's. He remains committed to the integrity of his Latin heritage and his Pop musical roots. "You have to stick to your roots," Joey offers. "You can't forget about them. If you forget about your people, they will definitely forget about you. You have to pay back those who were there when you started. If I lose that, I won't be able to do what I've always wanted to do.

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