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Birth name  Jerome Isaac Jones
Genres  R&B, hip hop
Role  Rapper
Also known as  Romeo, Young Rome
Name  Young Rome
Music group  IMx

Born  October 25, 1981 (age 34) Los Angeles, California, U.S. (1981-10-25)
Occupation(s)  Musician, producer, songwriter, actor
Years active  1992–2002 (Immature/IMx) 2004–present (solo) 1993–present (actor)
Labels  TUG Entertainment, Universal Records
Albums  Food for Thought, We Got It, Introducing IMx, The Journey
Similar People  Marques Houston, Kelton Kessee, Chris Stokes, J‑Boog, Don Santos
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Jerome Isaac Jones (born October 25, 1981), better known by his stage names Romeo or Young Rome, is an American rapper, singer and actor. He is a former member of R&B singing group Immature/IMx and released his solo debut album, Food for Thought, in 2004.

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Music career

Jones was a founding member of R&B group Immature/IMx, which included members Marques "Batman" Houston and Kelton "LDB" Kessee and was managed by Chris Stokes. Jones' nickname at this time was "Romeo". The group released four albums under the name Immature: On Our Worst Behavior (1992), Playtyme Is Over (1994), We Got It (1995) and The Journey (1997). In 1999, the group underwent a name change and continued on to release two albums under the name IMx: Introducing IMx (1999) and IMx (2001). The group also branched out into film (such as House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute) and television (such as A Different World) before disbanding in 2002.

Food for Thought

In 2004, Jones began pursuing a solo career. Under the name Young Rome, he released his debut album on June 24, 2004 entitled Food for Thought. The album featured the singles "After Party" (featuring former B2K member Omarion) and "Freaky" (featuring rapper Guerilla Black).

Round 1

In 2005, Jones continued to work with former bandmate Marques Houston. He made a guest appearance on Houston's album Naked (2005) in a song entitled "All Because of You". Jones had also begun work on a project tentatively titled, Round 1, which was set to see a release in 2006. Two contending singles were released but failed to obtain the media attention Jones' label had hoped for thus resulting a cancellation of the album.

Eye condition

Throughout most of his career with Immature/IMx, Jones wore an eye patch over his right eye, leading to speculation that Jones had an eye condition. However, Jones later clarified the situation in a verse from his song "Look Down On Me", featured on his debut album Food For Thought:

Jones has also stated that he was hit in the eye with a book.

Songs

Never Lie
Keep It on the Low
We Got It
Feel the Funk
Beautiful
First Time
Sexapade
Walk You Home
Love Me in a Special Way
Meet Me Outside
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Ooh Wee Baby
Don't Ever Say Never
Lover's Groove
Tear It Up
Give Up The Ghost
Extra - Extra
Stay The Night
Da Munchies
I Don't Mind
Please Don't Go
I'm Not A Fool
Old School Love
I Wanna Know U That Way
Ain't No Need
After Party
In and Out of Love
You're All That
Mom's Illin'
Bubbling
Look Into Your Eyes
Ashamed

References

Young Rome Wikipedia


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