Rodriquez Jacquees Broadnax (born April 15, 1994)is a skilled and accomplished American rapper, singer, and songwriter renowned under the stage name Jacquees.
His rise to fame was accelerated by securing a record deal with the prominent American label Cash Money Records. Jacquees‘ musical prowess has been further illuminated by his single “B.E.D.,” a track that soared to the 69th position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Jacquees, currently 29 years old, was born and raised in Decatur, Georgia, where he spent his formative years alongside his brother and sister under the loving care of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Broadnax.
His educational journey began at Canby Lane Elementary School, where he laid the foundation for his academic pursuits. Subsequently, he continued his studies at Mary McLeod Bethune Middle School, deepening his knowledge and skills.
Jacquees exhibited a keen interest in singing and dancing from age nine. His fascination was fueled by watching iconic TV shows featuring The Jacksons and The Temptations, which left an indelible mark on his creative aspirations.
As his passion for music blossomed, Jacquees found himself drawn to the mesmerizing world of hip-hop. Influenced by luminaries such as Usher, Ginuwine, R. Kelly, Jodeci, Boyz II Men, and Hot Boys, he began immersing himself in the sounds that would later shape his musical journey.
A pivotal moment in Jacquees‘ musical evolution occurred during his fifth grade at Canby Lane Elementary School. He seized the opportunity to showcase his talents by participating in the school’s talent show. His rendition of “I Want You Back” by Jackson earned him the first position, a victory that reaffirmed his calling as an artist.
Jacquees gained prominence in the music industry through his distinct R&B and hip-hop-infused sound, often referred to as “queMix” music, a blend of traditional R&B with contemporary influences.
In 2014, Jacquees signed to Cash Money Records, and he later released his debut E.P. titled “19” in 2014. The E.P. featured his breakout single “B.E.D.,” which garnered significant attention and showcased his smooth vocal delivery and intimate lyrics. He continued to build his fan base with subsequent releases, such as “Mood” and “You,” which solidified his reputation as a rising R&B star.
Jacquees‘ debut album, “4275,” was released in 2018. The album included collaborations with notable artists like Trey Songz, Young Thug, and Chris Brown. The project displayed his versatility and ability to merge different musical styles seamlessly.
Despite his musical talents, Jacquees has been involved in some controversies. Notably, he declared himself the “King of R&B” in 2018, which sparked debates and discussions within the music community about the title. This statement attracted both support and criticism from fellow artists and fans alike.
Jacquees has maintained a strong online presence throughout his career, often engaging with his fans through social media platforms. His music has a dedicated following, and he’s known for his energetic live performances and charismatic stage presence.
- At the Club (featuring Dej Loaf)
- Inside (featuring Trey Songz)
- Good Feeling
- Come Thru (with Rich Homie Quan)
- Trip (Ella Mai Remix)
- Your Peace (featuring Lil Baby)
- Verify (featuring Young Thug and Gunna)
- Fact or Fiction
- Bed Friend (featuring Queen Naija)
- Hot for Me (featuring Lil Keed and Lil Gotit)
- Pretty Brown
- Risk It All (featuring Tory Lanez)
- On It (featuring Vedo)
- Beauty Doesn’t Cry
- All You Need (featuring Quavo and Bluff City)
Presently, Jacquees is unattached and not involved in any romantic relationship. Nevertheless, insights from his younger sister, Miracle, suggest that he was previously in a romantic partnership with his longtime girlfriend, Stanesha. However, it’s worth noting that this relationship concluded some time ago, signifying that Jacquees is currently embracing his single status.
- Instagram: @jacquees
- Twitter: @Jacquees
Jacquees has an estimated net worth of approximately US$6 million.