[2] The EP featured songs that included "A.D.I.D.A.S." His skills as a songwriter began with the song "Portrait", leading up to a credit on the single "Use Me" by R&B singer Miguel after forming a bond with him on MySpace. [10] In addition to writing for Brown, he also wrote (or co-wrote) hits for pop artists such as Justin Bieber ("That Should Be Me"), Britney Spears ("Kill the Lights") and Keri Hilson ("Do It"). Like the first project, he released his second mixtape, Whispers in the Dark, as a free music download in 2012. Man, do we have a treat for you! [3] His love for the album Purple Rain landed him in a studio at the age of 19. Catch their performance of " All Your Love" and " Go Girl" #SWOONS! Q-Tip, Music: Queen Naija Misses “The Good Morning Text”, Cocoa Sarai Inspires Us All With “Big Dummy”, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6C5cLA9Bli8, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKkoqjyXPH0, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YoTrizpqJ5w, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G00WdXvvmMY, Interscope Recording Artist Melii Premieres New Music Video “Way Too Soft”, TORONTO-BASED ALTÉ ARTIST NOVA RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE ‘REPLAY’, ANNOUNCES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ‘STAY II’ ALBUM. The mixtape's critically acclaimed single "I Want You" earned him a Best R&B Performance nomination at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Recommended tracks Heyyy (Prod. Throughout his childhood, James would sing regularly, but never in public. 1 min read 0. was released as the second single from his anticipated debut album. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Born on June 13 #17. James released his last single, “These Arms,” in 2018. In 2013, he was personally chosen by Beyoncé to be an opening act for her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. He also worked alongside Tank. And if you’re a true R&B fan, it’s going to feel so good. Singer Born in Louisiana #5. About | Contact | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Sitemap Pop Singer. [20] [8] He will also be featured in the third season of The Chi[9] starting June 21, 2020. [10] James said his love for music started when he watched a contestant perform a cover version of Donny Hathaway's version of "A Song for You" on Showtime at the Apollo. Shot …, The State Farm Arena was filled with popped bottles of bubbly and influential tastemakers to commemorate Moet & Chandon’s partnership with Jonathan Mannion. At the time, I'd never said I wanted to be a singer; I just knew I wanted to entertain. ©2005 - 2020 Singersroom. His love for the album Purple Rain landed him in a studio at the age of 19. Luke James has enlisted his R&B colleagues BJ The Chicago Kid and Ro James for his new single titled “Go Girl.”. Luke’s interesting vocal here carries the same sentiments, making this pairing more magical. In August 2013 he released a video for "Oh God" featuring Hit-Boy; the music video was directed by Sarah McColgan. About | Contact | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Sitemap [9] It subsequently earned him his first nomination for Best R&B Performance at the 59th Grammy Awards in February 2017. Ro James x Luke James - Magic by Ro James XIX published on 2019-06-20T01:29:19Z. In 2011, he was personally selected by R&B singer Beyoncé to appear as a model/actor in her "Run the World (Girls)" music video. Connect with us via social media below. It’s perfectly freeing… as if it came out of a ‘90s classic love song or film.”. Luke James to Join Season Three of ‘The Chi’ The singer shared a new song in late August. In August 2017, James released “Drip,” which he tapped A$AP Ferg for the remix 3 months later. The three kings Luke James, Ro James, BJ The Chicago Kid were a mood! Throughout his childhood, James would sing regularly, but never in public. After sharing “Sunday Sex,” a standalone track on SoundCloud, Ro James returns to the music platform to drop a “Magic” collaboration with Luke James. Both “I Want You” and “Options” also netted the singer two Grammy nominations for best R&B performance and best R&B song, respectively. 2007–present: songwriting and breakthrough, Last edited on 18 September 2020, at 21:44. #SoulTrainAwards After sharing “Sunday Sex,” a standalone track on SoundCloud, Ro James returns to the music platform to drop a “Magic” collaboration with Luke James. However, the New Orleans native is very much up to the task. [12] He credits his mother for introducing him to all kinds of music. The festival has …, R&B artist Ro James surprises fans with the brand new 4-song EP, Smoke. [10], In 2005, he appeared in Destiny's Child's Soldier video, with the members of the Upskale music trio. [12][14] Upon release of his second free digital mixtape, Whispers in the Dark, in December 2012, James began to garner buzz for his formal self-titled debut album, which is expected to be released from Def Jam in early 2014. Luke James has enlisted his R&B colleagues BJ The Chicago Kid and Ro James for his new single titled “Go Girl.” The laidback track is an ode to the ’90s, which has been considered the Golden Era of … "R&B Bad Boy Ro James On His Influences & Upcoming Debut 'El Dorado, "jade de LaFleur, '405' Featuring Ro James", "Ro James Discusses Upcoming EP And Working With Miguel", "Ro James Makes Magic on Sexy Jam 'Already Knew That, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ro_James&oldid=974813907, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Label: ByStorm Entertainment, RCA Records, This page was last edited on 25 August 2020, at 04:57. [10] He said "I got chills. In his acting career, he starred as R&B singer Johnny Gill in the 2017 TV biopic of R&B sextet New Edition in BET's The New Edition Story. [22] On December 5, 2014, James received his second career Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B Song for "Options (Wolfjames Version)".[23]. Now that sounds like a pretty tall order for a newcomer to fulfill. Born in New Orleans, LA #24. On July 7, Ro will be hitting the main stage of the 2019 Essence Music Festival alongside headliners Teddy Riley and Pharrell. [12] While in St. Augustine, he joined a musical trio named Upskale with Quinten Spears (known as Q) and Tah for a brief period, which introduced him to his longtime manager, director, and choreographer Frank Gatson. Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G. His self-titled debut studio album was released on September 23, 2014.[2]. And I'd never heard of Donny. Most Popular #5920. In May, we reported that Ro has veered off to “another dimension” for his follow-up to his freshman album ELDORADO. [24] From 2017–2019, James played Noah Brooks in the main cast of Lee Daniels' Musical Drama, Star on FOX. [16] At the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, James was nominated for Best R&B Performance award for his 2012 single "I Want You" (but he lost to Usher's "Climax"). [1] He began his musical career singing background for R&B artist Tyrese, where he met and was soon mentored for several years by Super producers The Underdogs with an acquaintance, Quentin, under Luke & Q.