August Alsina is an American recording artist from New Orleans. People mostly know him for his single ‘I Luv This Shit’ with Trinidad James.
Additionally, he released his studio album titled ‘Testimony’ on April 15, 2014.
August Alsina: Early Life, Parents, Siblings
Alsina was born as August Anthony Alsina Jr. in the United States on September 3, 1992. He was born to parents, Sheila Alsina and August Alsina Sr.
He has three brothers Melvin La’Branch III, Travis Labranch, and Jamal Labranch.
Additionally, his childhood was rough as both his father and stepfather battled crack cocaine addiction. Later, his mother moved him to Houston, Texas. Eventually, he was kicked out after he had disagreements with his mother.
His brother Melvin La’Branch III, was shot and killed on August 31, 2010. August is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to an African-American ethnic background.
Talking about his education, Alsina attended Worthing High School.
August Alsina’s Career, Profession
August Alsina initially released his mixtape ‘The Product’ in April 2012. In addition, he released a second mixtape titled ‘The Product 2’ in May 2013. August released his EP ‘Downtown: Life Under the Gun’ on August 20, 2013. Since then, he has released several other mixtapes and albums.
Additionally, he released his first album ‘Testimony’ in 2014, and his second album ‘This Thing Called Life’ was released in 2015.
Alsina’s second album debuted at number 14 on the Billboard 200. Furthermore, currently, he is working on his third studio album. His music falls into the Alternative R&B category and his musical influences are Lyfe Jennings and Usher.
Alsina won the BET Award in 2014 in the category of Best New Artist. Additionally, he has received other four nominations for the award.
Salary, Net Worth
Alsina has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 4 million at present.
August Alsina’s Rumors, Controversy
Alsina became part of a controversy after he claimed that Def Jam was holding his album hostage. At present, there are no rumors concerning August and his career.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight
Talking about his body measurement, August Alsina has a height of 5 feet 11½ inches (1.82 m). Additionally, he weighs around 75 kg. Furthermore, his hair and eye color is dark brown.
Alsina is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 1M followers on Twitter.
In addition, he has over 6M followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 2.8M followers.