From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jarell Damonte Houston (born August 11, 1985), better known as J-Boog or Boog, is an American R&B singer, rapper, and actor. His stage name came from his grandmother calling him "Boogie" because of his love of dancing, and the J is simply the initial of his first name. He is a former member of R&B group B2K. He is also the cousin of Marques Houston. Description above from the Wikipedia article J-Boog, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.