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Musiq Soulchild at WGCI Coca Cola Lounge
|Birth name||Taalib Johnson|
|Also known as||Musiq Soulchild|
September 16, 1977 |
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
|Labels||Def Soul (2000–2005)
Musiq Soulchild or Musiq (pron.: //; born Taalib Johnson on September 16, 1977) is an American R&B/soul singer-songwriter whose style blends contemporary R&B, soul, funk, alternative, blues, jazz, some gospel influences and hip hop.
Musiq was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is the oldest of nine children. At an early age, Musiq left home and dropped out of school at the age of 17. It was during that time Musiq started to build a reputation for being musically gifted, beat boxing for MC's, free styling on the open mic circuit, scatting at a jazz club, or just performing a cappella in the streets of Philadelphia, which is where he got the name "Musiq" and later added "Soulchild", which is intended to respect and represent the legacy and traditions of past soul artists. He cites as his inspiration such icons as Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Patti LaBelle, Billie Holiday, Sly & the Family Stone and Ray Charles.
Musiq Soulchild has had 2 platinum albums, 2 gold albums and 7 hit singles. He has received awards from Billboard, BET, ASCAP, BMI, and Soul Train. He has also earned award nominations from MTV, the American Music Awards, the NAACP, and 11 Grammy nominations, including 3 for his 2007 album Luvanmusiq.
Name origin 
"There were people who knew of me but they didn't really know me; they just knew me as 'that music dude.' So after getting that so much, I was like 'Just call me Musiq.' It was so fresh to me because if I had to be called anything, I would have wanted to be called Music. That's how much I dug it; when you see me, I want you to automatically think of music." The nickname Soulchild came from two ideas. Musiq quotes it as, "Musiq Soulchild is technically two ideas. 'Musiq' is the front man and 'Soulchild' is the idea behind it. It's basically me as an artist in this generation, representing the traditions and the legacies of the past soul stars."
Musiq Soulchild released his debut album, Aijuswanaseing, in 2000. Its lead single was "Just Friends (Sunny)". Musiq's second single "Love" spent 22 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Musiq's second album, 2002's Juslisen, debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 and went platinum. The singles were "Halfcrazy" and "Dontchange".
In 2003, Musiq released his third album, Soulstar. It included the singles "Forthenight" and "Whoknows".
In March 2007, Musiq's released his fourth album Luvanmusiq. Its singles were "B.U.D.D.Y.", "Teachme", and "Makeyouhappy".
His fifth album OnMyRadio was released on December 2, 2008. The lead single "Radio" was a complete contrast to the usual smooth soul and R&B Musiq fans were accustomed to. The following singles were the duet IfULeave featuring Mary J. Blige; and the ballad SoBeautiful. "SoBeautiful" marked the first collaboration between Musiq and the producer JR Hutson, after Hutson had spent "about eight months" trying to get Musiq to come by his studio. According to Hutson, the two plan to work together again.
In May 2010, he changed management to Victor Grieg.
Guest appearances 
Musiq Soulchild has featured on "Nothing at All" from Carlos Santana's album, Shaman. He has also made guest appearances on rapper Lloyd Banks's album Rotten Apple, Skillz's I Ain't Mad No More, Talib Kweli's Eardrum, The Roots's Phrenology, Black Ice's The Death of Willie Lynch. He performed "Reasons" on the tribute album Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind & Fire and "Are You Experienced?" on Power of Soul: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix. Soulchild has also appeared on the soundtrack to Tyler Perry's movie Daddy's Little Girls and performed with Ice Cube on his 2008 album, Raw Footage. He also lent a song from his latest album Luvanmusiq to the soundtrack for Perry's later movie Why Did I Get Married?. He then recorded a remake of Arrested Development's song "People Everyday" with British rapper/singer Estelle for the soundtrack to Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns entitled "People Everyday (Metamorphosis Mix)".
Other interests 
Outside of music, he has been featured in television and print ads for McDonald's, Nike, Inc., Coca-Cola, Levi Strauss & Co. and The Gap. He made a special appearance on The CW's #1 comedy The Game on Monday, October 29, 2007, as well as the UPN sitcom All of Us.
Awards and recognition 
He has received awards from Billboard, BET, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, BMI, and Soul Train. Musiq has also been nominated for awards by MTV, The American Music Awards, the NAACP, and has had 11 Grammy nominations.
Grammy Awards 
|2002||"Love"||Best Male R&B Vocal Performance||Nominated|
|2003||"Halfcrazy"||Best Male R&B Vocal Performance||Nominated|
|Juslisen||Best R&B Album||Nominated|
|2004||"Forthenight"||Best Urban/Alternative Performance||Nominated|
|2005||"Are You Experienced?"||Best Urban/Alternative Performance||Nominated|
|2008||"B.U.D.D.Y."||Best Male R&B Vocal Performance||Nominated|
|Luvanmusiq||Best R&B Album||Nominated|
|2010||"SoBeautiful"||Best Male R&B Vocal Performance||Nominated|
|"IfULeave" (feat. Mary J. Blige)||Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals||Nominated|
|"Chocolate High" (with India.Arie)||Nominated|
|2011||"We're Still Friends"||Best Male R&B Vocal Performance||Nominated|
Personal life 
The musician is almost always seen wearing sunglasses. One of his eyes is not normally positioned, possibly deemed exotropia. He admitted in an interview that at the age of two his uncle accidentally stabbed his eye with a fork.
Studio albums 
|9ine (with Syleena Johnson)||
||To be released|
|Year||Song||U.S. Hot 100||U.S. R&B||Album|
|2000||"Just Friends (Sunny)"||31||6||Aijuswanaseing|
|2001||"Girl Next Door" (featuring Ayana)||85||28|
|"IfULeave" (featuring Mary J. Blige)||71||6|
|2010||"Silky Soul"||-||-||Silky Soul Music|
|2011||"Anything" (featuring Swizz Beatz)||-||31||MusiqInTheMagiq|
Featured singles 
|2002||"Break You Off" (The Roots featuring Musiq Soulchild)||99||55||59||Phrenology|
|2003||"Nothing at All" (Santana featuring Musiq Soulchild)||-||-||-||Shaman|
|2008||"Why Me" (Ice Cube featuring Musiq Soulchild)||-||-||-||Raw Footage|
|"Chocolate High" (India.Arie featuring Musiq Soulchild)||114||19||-||Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics|
|2010||"Forever" (The Floacist featuring Musiq Soulchild)||-||-||-||Floetic Soul|
|2012||"Ah Yeah" (Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Chrisette Michele & Musiq Soulchild)||-||86||-||Black Radio|
- Billboard: Musiq Soulchild
- "Interview With JR Hutson". HitQuarters. 10 May 2010. Retrieved 12 May 2010.
- Musiq Soulchild Talks New Baby With ‘702' Singer Meela
- [Interview] Musiq
- "Musiq Soulchild Album & Song Chart History - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved February 13, 2011.
- "Musiq Soulchild Album & Song Chart History - R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved February 13, 2011.
- "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - February 13, 2011: Aijuswanaseing certified awards". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 13, 2011.
- "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - February 13, 2011: Juslisen certified awards". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 13, 2011.
- "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - February 13, 2011: Soulstar certified awards". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 13, 2011.
- "RIAA - Gold & Platinum - February 13, 2011: Luvanmusiq certified awards". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved February 13, 2011.
- Official website
- Musiq Soulchild on Myspace
- Antigua Music Festival
- Musiq Soulchild Black Planet page
- Musiq Preps Atlantic Records Debut
- Musiq at rnbkings.net
- Musiq Soulchild's AllMusic page
- Exclusive Musiq Soulchild Interview
- Luvanmusiq Album Review