Elijah Connor

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Elijah Connor
Pop Singer Elijah Connor.JPG
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

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"


  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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