August Alsina

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August Alsina
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Background information
Born (1992-09-03) September 3, 1992 (age 29)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2007–present
Labels
Websiteaugustalsina.com

August Anthony Alsina Jr. (born September 3, 1992) is an American singer. He was born in New Orleans. His mother moved him to Houston after Hurricane Katrina happened. Alsina moved to Atlanta to start his musical career. He released his first mixtape, The Product in 2012. He released two other mixtapes in the same year. In August 2013 he was signed to Def Jam Recordings.[1] His first EP Downtown: Life Under the Gun was released by Def Jam that month. It reached number 68 in the Billboard 200. His first album, Testimony, was released in 2014. The album was a tribute to his friend who died in 2010.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "New Signings: August Alsina to Def Jam, Windish Agency Wins Bobby Womack, Frankie Rose Goes and Labrinth to Paradigm | Billboard". Archived from the original on 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2013-12-04.
  2. August Alsina Feels the ‘Luv’ on R&B Charts With Debut Single – Billboard

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