"The aim for this record," says Musiq Soulchild about "LUVANMUSIQ," his first album for Atlantic Records, "is basically to reintroduce myself."
As if he really needs an introduction. After debuting in 2000 with the brilliant "AIJUSWANASEING," and following that up with "JUSLISEN" (2002) and "SOULSTAR" (2003), Musiq Soulchild became known for creating some of the most compelling soul of the new millennium. Crafting ear-caressing tracks that blended old-school soul fervor with new-school hip-hop rhythms, he went on to sell three million albums in the U.S. alone, gathering a string of major awards in the process.
It is Musiq's quiet devotion to his sonic impact as a musician that drives the man to want to re-introduce himself, to set up his return to the airwaves and the clubs as a new beginning of sorts, and not take for granted his status in the music industry. "I've been away for a little while," he says. "The industry's changed and so have I - personally, ... Read full biography