August Alsina

August Alsina

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August Alsina is a famous singer and songwriter who hails from New Orleans, United States. August Alsina’s music is of the Alternative R&B category that mostly includes a mix with hip-hop. Also, Alsina has brought numerous mixtapes adding “Untitled” in the year 2011 and “The Product 2” of the year 2013.

Early life and Childhood

The talented singer was born on 3rd September 1992, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. As of now, his age must be twenty-eight years old and his zodiac sign is Aquarius. Likewise, the singer is an American citizen and follows the Christian religion. His full name is August Anthony Alsina Jr. As for education, he went to a middle school located in New Orleans. Further information about his education is still missing. Coming to his family, he was born in a family that does not have any link with music. However, his inspirations inspired him to sing and get into the music field by Lauryn Hill in the American musical movie “Sister Act 2”.

His father and stepfather were dealing with the crack cocaine addiction which made his childhood worst and full of struggles. So, the singer’s mom transformed him to Houston, Texas in order to start a new life after Hurricane Katrina in the year 2005. Unfortunately, then his father passes away. He then started having some disputes with his mom and was even “kicked out”. Also, on 31st August 2010, his older brother, Melvin La’Branch III, was shot which caused his death. After that, the singer became more serious about his music and went to Atlanta in the year 2011.

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Caption: August Alsina when he was young (Source: Pinterest)

Career and Professional Life

It was in April 2012 when the singer’s 1st mixtape, “The Product” was out. Even though his other mixtape “Untitled” with 6 acoustic covers was out first in October 2011, it is not recognized as his 1st mixtape. Then, August’s single “I Luv This Shit” was out in January 2013 which also presented Trinidad James. In May 2013, he came up with another mixtape “The Product 2”. Similarly, his EP “Downtown: Life Under the Gun” was out on 20th August 2013, with a visual for “Hell on Earth” which was out in the next month.

On 9th December 2013, his 3rd single from his EP “Downtown: Life Under the Gun” which is “Ghetto” presenting Rich Homie Quan, was given to the urban contemporary radio. On 12th December 2013, it became the most added song on urban radio the week finishing. The singer then came up with “Make It Home” on 14th January 2014 which was also presenting Jeezy, as the main single from his 1st studio album. Together with that, it was declared that the album’s title would be “Testimony” and was out on 15th April 2014. Then, he became part of the XXL freshmen class of 2014.

He then came up with his 2nd studio album, “This Thing Called Life” on 11th December 2015. The album includes 5 singles. They are “Dreamer”, “Been Around the World”, “Song Cry”, “Hip Hop”, and also “Why I Do It”. Also, the singer had been serving on his 3rd studio album from the year 2017. Then, the singer brought the singles “Drugs” on January 6, 2017. Similarly, on 1st June 2017, “Lonely” was out, and on 6th June 2017, “Don’t Matter” was out for the same album. On 26th June 2020, the album “The Product III: State of Emergency” was out.

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Caption: August Alsina performing on the stage (Source: Sites at Penn State)

His Health

In the year 2017, he declared that he was suffering from a serious autoimmune disease. The disease was attacking his liver. In fact, the disease has even led to various accidents adding a collapse on stage in the year 2014. On 8th July 2019, the singer told fans about his last health scare. In a video which he uploaded on Instagram, he discussed that he was in the hospital after suffering a lack of strength. He told, “We’re doing a bunch of tests and they’re saying I have some nerve damage going on throughout my body”.

Net Worth

The singer obviously has a very amazing net worth which August has been earning from his singing career. His net worth is around $4 million as of 2021. As of now, the artist is living a great and lavishing life alone after he has suffered various problems in his earlier days. Moreover, the singer also gets some money from collaborations, stage performances, and sponsors as well.

Relationship status and rumors

On 30th June 2020, August Alsina declared that he was given permission from Will Smith to have a romantic relationship with his wife. The name of Will Smith’s wife is Jada Pinkett Smith. The next day, a speaker for Pinkett Smith came up with a statement about the claims, mentioning them to be “absolutely not true”. But on 10th July, in an episode of her show “Red Table Talk”, together with Will Smith, Jada declared that she was having a romantic relationship with him for 4 and a half years earlier, when she and Will were already separated. In addition, she even told that she “got into a different kind of entanglement with him”.

However, Jada and Will were not agreeing with the statement that Will gave the singer permission for being in a romantic relationship with Jada. They even told that he “would perceive it as permission because we, her and Will were separated amicably”. Pinkett Smith then told that she wanted to “heal” him, but at first, she had to find “heal” for herself. After that, Jada and Will got together after breaking up with Alsina. She even told that she does not have any contacts with him after that. Also, After Jada’s word “entanglement” went viral all over the Internet, he came up with “Entanglements” in collaboration with rapper Rick Ross on 19th July 2020. In the video, he sings “You left your man just to f— with me and break his heart”.

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Caption: August Alsina with Jada Pinkett Smith (Source: ELLE)

Body Measurement and Social Media

Regarding the singer’s physical appearance, August Alsina has an average height of 5 feet 6 inches or else 168 cm or 1.68 m. He has a suitable weight of around 68 kg or 149 lbs with a very slim body type. The body measurements of the rapper are 42-32-37 inches and the size of his biceps is 16 inches. Similarly, the singer, he is also a tattoo lover and has several tattoos on his body. Also, the popular singer loves wearing heavy and big jewelry like other singers and rappers do. Moreover, the singer has a slim body type and is of medium complexion. Looking at his images, he has a pair of black eyes with black hair.

Talking about the singer’s presence on social media, he is also active there. As the social media platform has been the most useful access from which most of the people can reach to each other and become a popular personality. He has an Instagram account where he already has achieved 6.4 million followers. He also has a Twitter account where 1 million people follow him and wants to see his every update. Likewise, the singer also has a Facebook page where he has gained 4.5 million followers. A personal YouTube channel is compulsory for every artist to show their abilities and skills to the world. On jis YouTube channel, he has gained 2.46 million followers as of March 2021.

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