Born Richard Aaron Haughton "Joose" hails from San Diego California by way of central Florida. Joose is a singer, rapper, songwriter and vocal percussionist with music influenced by R&B, Hip-Hop, A-Cappella, Reggae, Choir,Classic Rock, Motown, Mbube, Blues and Ska. Nicknamed "bootstrap" by his mentors, Joose is the consummate industry rookie. Joose is currently surrounded by several veterans ...( and a few all stars) of the San Diego music scene and working on his very first digital release. Still untilted, the EP will feature some well known and more polished artists.