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Saturday, March 28, 2009

Jero

Jero is a black guy in Japan who dresses like a rapper and sings romantic blues ballads (called Enka) in Japanese. What a world we live in. His real name is Jerome White and he is 27 years old. He is a superstar in Japan.

Jero's grandmother is Japanese and when his parents divorced, he learned to speak fluent Japanese by conversing with his mother and grandmother. He grew up in Pittsburgh but has lived in Japan for the past 6 years. After graduating from college, he moved to Japan to teach English. Upon singing Enka in his spare time, he was discovered, got a record contract and the rest is history. He is now one of the biggest stars in Japan.
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