What I’m Writing To: Anthony Hamilton

Artist: Anthony Hamilton is an American R&B singer-songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album Comin’ from Where I’m From (2003), which featured the title track single “Comin’ from Where I’m From” and the follow-up “Charlene“. He is also known for the song “Freedom” from the sound-track album  of Django Unchained cowritten and sung as a duo with indie soul singer  Elayna BoyntonHamilton started singing in his church’s choir at age ten. He attended  South Mecklenburg High School where he sang in their award winning choir under the direction of Mark Setzer. In 1993, he left Charlotte and headed to New York City, where he signed with Andre Harrell‘s  Uptown Records. In 2000, he joined  soul singer D’Angelo‘s international tour in promotion of the Voodoo album, on which he was a backup singer.

Album(s):  XTC, Coming From Where I’m From,  Soullife, Ain’t Nobody Worryin’,  Southern Comfort, The Point Of It All, Back To Love
Genre:   R&B, Soul
Perfect for:   Universal from A to Z
Moods:   Soulful, Passionate,  Full-bodied
Tracks:   (All) The Point Of It All, Daydreamin’, Charlene, The Truth, Southern Stuff, Never Let Go, Do You Feel Me

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