Artist J. Dubose (born December 6, 1995), better known by his stage name A Boogie wit da Hoodie (or simply A Boogie), is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Highbridge, Bronx, New York City. He is best known for his breakout single "My Shit", from his debut mixtape Artist (2016).
Artist J. Dubose was born on December 6, 1995 in the Highbridge neighborhood of The Bronx, New York. He attended the DeWitt Clinton High School. He grew up listening to artists like 50 Cent and Kanye West, and started writing lyrics at age of 12.
A Boogie released his first full-length project, a mixtape titled Artist, in February 2016, which launched his career and was on Forbes list of up-and-coming rappers. A Boogie then released a collaborative project, alongside fellow Highbridge-based rapper Don Q, titled Highbridge the Label: The Takeover Vol.1, on May 18, 2016. A Boogie went on to have three opening dates on Drake and Future's Summer Sixteen Tour. In late July 2016, it was announced Atlantic Records signed A Boogie wit da Hoodie to a major-label recording contract. Later in October 2016, A Boogie released his first extended play (EP), titled TBA, in acronym for "The Bigger Artist". The EP peaked at number 63 on the US Billboard 200 chart and appeared on Rolling Stone magazine's 40 Best Rap Albums of 2016 list.