August Anthony Alsina, Jr. (born September 3rd, 1992) is an American singer and songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana, currently signed to Def Jam Recordings.
Singers Trey Songz (L) and August Alsina perform onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)
Set to be released this year on NNTME/Def Jam Records is the sophomore effort from BET's 2014 'Best New Artist' August Alsina titled 'This Thing Called Life'. Following up on the socially conscious "Hip Hop" and the Lil Wayne assisted "Why I Do It", Alsina teases his new single "Song Cry" with an emotionally charged trailer which he co-directed alongside Atlanta director Payne Lindsey.