Earl St. Clair

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Earl Johnson II, better known by his stage name Earl St. Clair, is an American record producer, vocalist, and songwriter.

Early life[edit]

Earl St. Clair was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up between there and Alabama.[1]

Musical career[edit]

St. Clair began his career as a record producer, being credited as JP Did This 1.[2]

He expected to primally work as a producer and co-writer and not as a solo artist. He signed to Def Jam Recordings in 2016.[3]

In June, he made his television debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, performing "Perfect" with fellow Def Jam artist Bibi Bourelly.[4]

In August, he released his debut single, "Man on Fire".[5]

He plans to release his debut album, Songs About A Girl I Used To Know, in 2017.

Stage name[edit]

He explained his stage name in an interview with ThisIsRnB: "Earl St.Clair came from the irony from the fact that where I started producing in Cleveland, the street I was working on was St. Clair. It was 129 and St. Clair. Then when I got out to California … the studio that I was working in was located on St Clair."[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Soulful singer Earl St. Clair stays true to himself and his music". Rolling Out. September 8, 2016.
  2. ^ "Jp Did This 1". SoundBetter.
  3. ^ "INTERVIEW: Songwriter Earl St. Clair wants to wow". The Daily Free Press. September 9, 2016.
  4. ^ "Def Jam artist Earl St. Clair seeks to spark positivity". The Maroon. September 14, 2016.
  5. ^ "Listen: Earl St. Clair Shares Bluesy Debut Single 'Man on Fire'". Variance Magazine. August 19, 2016.
  6. ^ "Exclusive: Rising Artist Earl St. Clair Shares Musical Journey, Talks Debut Album 'Songs About A Girl I Used To Know' & More". ThisIsRnB. December 8, 2016.

External links[edit]

Official website