Elijah Connor

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Elijah Connor
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Connor at BET Awards
Background information
Birth nameElijah Frederick Harry Connor
Born (1988-07-20) July 20, 1988 (age 30)
Detroit, Michigan, United States
GenresPop, R&B, hip hop, soul, contemporary gospel
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, actor
Instrumentsvocals, singer-songwriter
Years active2009–present
LabelsMophillin Music, CKI
Associated actsMario Winans, August Alsina, Jordin Sparks
Websiteelijahconnorofficial.com

Elijah Connor (born July 20, 1988 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American pop singer, songwriter and actor.[1] He is best known for his role on Donald Trump's reality television series The Ultimate Merger.[2] He landed a minor role in the movie Sparkle starring Whitney Houston, Mike Epps, and Jordin Sparks. He played himself in the NBC/Oxygen drama series Player Gets Played.[3][4]

His latest single "Playa" is currently #68 on the Billboard Charts and #17 on the charts in Europe and South Africa.

Early life[edit]

Connor graduated from Oakland County’s Oak Park High school.[5] He was studying medicine in college, he began his career as a print and runway model for Sears and Armani.[6] He is the younger cousin to singer Prince.[7]

Singles & EPS[edit]

  • "Let Go"
  • "Playa Shit"
  • "We On"
  • "Don't U Wanna Man"
  • "This Christmas"[8][9]
  • "Mill Ticket"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kiss Spotlight: Detroit's R&B Singer, Elijah Connor". 105.9 Kiss-FM. 18 April 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Detroit's own Elijah Connor returns with release of 'This Christmas;". Michigan Chronicle. 22 December 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  3. ^ Toby, Mekeisha Madden. "Metro Detroiters star in TV show 'Player Gets Played'". Detroit News. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Spicing Up the Season with Singer Elijah Connor". BLAC Detroit magazine. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Southfield 'Player' takes on new album, new love in TV show". The Oakland Press. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Rising R&B Star Elijah Connor Star's in Oxygen/NBC new series "Player Gets Played"". OH SO RADIO. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Being a player proves bankable for R&B artist Elijah Connor". Rolling Out. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  8. ^ Bembery, Taylor. "Spend "This Christmas" with Elijah Connor". Detroit Metro Times. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Elijah Connor Melts Hearts with Release: "This Christmas"". Michigan Chronicle. 21 November 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2017.

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