August Alsina

Happy Birthday, August Alsina!
Last year was the breakout year for many of today’s R&B stars. Tinashe and Sam Smith are two examples. New Orleans native August Alsina is another one. The singer turns 23 years old today (Sept. 3).
August Alsina – R&B Singers to Watch in 2013
For this 20-year-old New Orleans native, music is a gift and a savior. The young singer began uploading videos to YouTube as a teen, using the space as an outlet to deal with his life, which was plagued by violence and drugs. After losing multiple family members to violence, he began pursuing his cr…