Luke James collabs with Roc Nation’s Bridget Kelly on the remix to his latest single, “I.O.U.” The New Orleans native is working on his pre-album Whispers in the Dark and his upcoming N.A.R.S./Island Def Jam debut, Made to Love.
New Orleans singer-songwriter, Luke James closes out the year with the delivery of his latest mixtape Whispers in the Dark. This rising star has written for artists like Britney Spears and Chris Brown. He was nominated for Best R&B Performance for his single “I Want You” and featured in Beyonce’s “Run the World (Girls)” video.
Everyone wants to know, “who is Luke James?” James is singer/songwriter that has written for many famous artists such as Justin Bieber’s (“That Should Be Me”) and Britney Spears (“Kill The Lights”) and not to mention,co-writing Chris Brown’s “Crawl.”
James’ vocal approach was the focus on his debut album, “Made to Love” on Mercury/Island Def Jam via New Age Rock Star Records (NARS), the label ran by award-winning producer Danja (Mariah Carey, Keri Hilson) and long-time collaborator / mixing engineer Marcella Araica (Madonna, Pink, Timbaland).“This isn’t a fad for me,” declares James. “I’m willing to go wherever with this because music is everything to me. This is my world and how I see it. My music speaks for me in a way that’s relatable and truthful.”“Honest is the best word to describe Luke,” adds Danja, who began working with James nearly four years ago. “Every message in his songs is sincere. And Luke’s voice is another obvious factor. Putting all of that together, he possesses a universal connection that touches everyone. He’s an undeniable force.”“
The New Orleans native recently opened up for Beyonce at her Revel comeback concert and just released the steamy video for his latest single, “Mo’Better Blues.”
Mo’Better Blues from Luke James on Vimeo.