Chances are you found yourself humming the summer anthem “I Luv This Shit” and have been wondering ‘who is this August Alsina character?’ Alsina is the most recent addition to Def Jam Recordings’ roster of talented artists. Hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, Alsina personalizes his music in a different way. Remaining true to his roots, the talented 20-year-old has no issue with expressing his views on strippers, the death of his brother and what it was like to grow up hustling.
Get to know our new kid on the block, August Alsina, and brace yourself for his vocal takeover.
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Label: Def Jam
Latest Project: Downtown: Life Under The Gun
Why You Should Check August Alsina Out: August Alsina is more than a pretty face and sultry voice, Alsina has proven himself to be a great addition to your iTunes. With recent hits such as his smash hit “I Luv This Sh*t” featuring Trinidad Jame$, “Let Me Hit That” featuring Curren$y and “Downtown” featuring Kidd Kidd, Alsina’s planning on sticking around for some time.
Watch August Alsina’s debut video “I Luv This Sh*t” featuring Trinidad Jame$.
Check out our exclusive interview with August Alsina to hear about his favorite rapper, views on strippers and what makes him different from other artists.