Jermaine Dupri Tries to ‘Stay Fresh and Consistent’ as He Prepares to Receive Breaking Barriers Honor

Jermaine Dupri’s motto for life sounds a little like one of his songs: I’ve got to have it. While most kids get toys at Christmas, Dupri recalls asking Santa for turntables — a necessary tool to bring him closer towards his dream. Throughout his adolescence he had one thought on his mind: “Wanting to be a deejay, learning how to deejay and then becoming the producer that people know.” Now, the Grammy-winning…