Tour dates added for The Jacksons this Summer in the UK! The Jacksons have been announced for Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace in June, with support from Kool and the Gang, and will also play Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena, Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Newmarket Racecourse and Haydock Racecourse, as part of Jockey Club Live and a London concert as part of Greenwich Music Time.
On March 1st, Jermaine Jackson showed up at a court hearing in support of his mother in a case in which Mrs Jackson accuses her cousin Trent Lamar Jackson of elderly abuse and being an "abusive con-man." Katherine wasn't in court, and ultimately the hearing was postponed until March 23rd. Trent is ordered to return te keys to the house as well as return the credit cards of Mrs Jackson.
Jermaine Jackson II's longtime girlfriend Asa Soltan Rahmati - who he has been dating for six years - gave birth to a "healthy" baby boy named Soltan Jackson on Friday January 10th, 2017. Asa and Jermaine brought their little bundle of joy home on Sunday night and feel like their lives have been "changed for the better" after welcoming their baby boy into the world. Before she had her little boy, Jermaine said about Asa: "She'll be a great mother because she is very tough, very strict. But I tell her, 'If you need any parenting skills or baby skills, let me know because I'm the best diaper changer there is on this planet, still to this day.'" On her Instagram Asa wrote: we are completely in Love with him. Mami, Baby, and Daddy are all doing well. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all your well wishes and prayers. We are literally in heaven with our precious Soltan. This is not only the first child for Asa and Jermaine Jr, but also the first grandchild for both set of grandparents. Congratulations to the Jacksons, Gordys and Soltan Rahmatu's and to Jermaine on becoming a granddaddy! It's the second new addition for the Jackson family this year as Janet gave birth to her son Eissa Al Mana with husband Wissam Al Mana on January 3, 2017. Take a look at the Jackson Family Tree (offspring of Joseph and Katherine).
Jermaine Jackson is performing around midnight on the main stage of one of Europe's biggest street parties on New Year’s Eve that is celebrated between Brandenburg Gate and the Victory Column in Berlin, Germany (Wilkommen 2017 - Live vom Brandenburgertor in Berlin) where about one million people come together and await the beginning of a new year. Admission to the festival area is free and the event is televised live on ZDF. Happy New Year!
On December 30th, Jermaine paid a visit to the Michael Jackson wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Berlin.
Yashi Brown (daughter of Rebbie Jackson and Nathaniel Brown) is leading an awesome writing campaign benefiting emotional well-being and mental health. They're writing a group, crowd-sourced poem on Hookist.com! Hookist.com It’s a creative community of music/lyric fans who collaborate to create a crowd-sourced song with different songwriters. Line by line and week by week the team is doing going to create a masterpiece and then Austin Brown and his writing partner, Brian London, are going to add the final touch to music! Yashi put a twist on it so it's going to be a poem with music! Visit Hookist.com. The final proceeds will help benefit The Campaign to Change Direction and Get Lit - Words Ignite. Yashi put a twist on it so it's going to be a poem with music! Visit Hookist.com . The final proceeds will help benefit The Campaign to Change Direction and Get Lit - Words Ignite.
Jermaine Jackson will be a grandfather to his first grandchild soon. His oldest son Jermaine Jr and his girlfriend Shahs of Sunset‘s star Asa Soltan Rahmati announced on her Instagram that she was excited to finally share with the world that her Beloved soulmate Jermaine Jr and her are expecting their first baby, adding that it has been been the happiest news of their lives and that they are beyond excited and grateful. Iranian designer Asa has been open about her love for Jermaine, as well as her desires for a future with him. Asa admited in an interview with People that being Persian, there’s always pressure about stuff like marriage and career and that people are obsessed with the couple getting married and having kids. Shahs of Sunset has been renewed for a sixth season.
“Asa is an incredible person; she will be a wonderful mother.”
Jermaine Jackson Jr to People, 2016
Picture courtesy of Asa Soltan Rahmati
Jermaine Jackson visited Angola in September of 2016 and met with people from the government and has expressed to be one of the ambassadors for the promotion of Angola and Angolan culture across borders, and develop philanthropic projects, targeted to the most vulnerable and unprotected sections of Angolan society, including the rights of women and children.
Jermaine Jackson's participation on the German TV show "Klein gegen Gross - Das unglaubliche Duell" pre-taped on July 3rd in Berlin aired Saturday 3 September on Das Erste. Kai Pflaume presents a new edition of his family show in which children aged 6 to 14 years old with a special talent play in unusual disciplines against prominent opponents. Watch Jermaine Jackson being challenged by Michael Jackson expert Maurice Fuchs from Essen in "Klein gegen Groß - Das unglaubliche Duell".