|Birth name||Jacob O'Neal Latimore, Jr|
August 10, 1996 |
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Genres||R&B, Pop, Hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, actor, dancer|
|Labels||RCA, Crown World|
|Associated acts||Mindless Behavior, Diggy Simmons, OMG Girlz, Jawan Harris, Trevor Jackson, Issa|
Jacob O'Neal Latimore, Jr. (born August 10, 1996) is an African American singer, actor, and dancer.
Life and career
Latimore was born in Milwaukee, the son of Latitia Taylor and Jacob Latimore, Sr. He, his father, and his uncles formed to make the quartet, The Latimore Brothers. Jacob teamed with local Milwaukee producers to produce his first song "Best Friend," which was featured on Radio Disney. Jacob relocated to Atlanta in 2007. There, he was introduced to the Atlanta music scene. This attracted producer Rodney Jerkins, R&B musician Lloyd, and Rico Love, who produced his viral single "Superstar" that had charted on Billboard R&B and Hip Hop sales charts.
Jacob’s first single “Like ‘Em All" featuring Diggy Simmons and produced by Infinity, was released in 2011. The song was later followed by the radio-edit remix. which featured Atlanta rapper, Issa.
After being discovered by talent agent Joy Pervis (Dakota Fanning & Lucas Till) in 2008, Jacob booked several commercials and voiceovers. Jacob's first lead role came in early 2011 with feature film Vanishing on 7th Street starring Hayden Christensen and Thandie Newton.
In 2013, Jacob was featured in two major films including Black Nativity as Langston, and Ride Along, as Ramon. He also appeared in the movie The Maze Runner, which was released in theatres September 19, 2014.
Jacob Latimore's first single "Best Friend" was released in 2005. In 2006, "Superstar" was released. In June, 2014, he released his hit song "Heartbreak Heard Around The World" ft. T-Pain.
Latimore has cited Usher, Ne-Yo, Chris Brown, Michael Jackson, Mario, Brandy, and The Temptations as influences. He also stated on many of his YouTube videos that anyone in the world living their dream inspires him.
- The Radio (2014)
- "Best Friend" (2006)
- "Superstar" (2007)
- "Fantasy Girl" (2008)
- "Like 'Em All" feat. Diggy Simmons (2010)
- "Nothing on Me" (2011)
- "Like 'Em All" (REMIX Radio Version) feat. Issa (2011)
- "You Come First" (2012)
- "What Are You Waiting For" (2014)
- "Heartbreak Heard Around the World" feat. T-Pain (2014)
- "Ah Yeah" (2014)
- "Don't Get Me Wrong" (2014)
- "Ah Yeah"(REMIX Radio Version) Feat Rico Love (2015)
|2010||Vanishing on 7th Street||James Leary|
|2014||The Maze Runner||Jeff|
|2009||One Tree Hill||Kid #1||1 episode: "Now You Lift Your Eyes to the Sun"|
|2011||Reed Between the Lines||Jacob||1 episode: "Let's Talk About College Boys"|
|2012||The Finder||Young Trey||1 episode: "Life After Death"|
|2014||Survivor's Remorse||Johnny Miller||1 episode: "How to Build a Brand"|
- Piet Levy. "Milwaukee's Jacob Latimore hoping 'Black Nativity' can boost career". jsonline.com.
- "The Official Jacob Latimore Site". The Official Jacob Latimore Site.
- "Jacob". The Official Jacob Latimore Site.
- Jacob Latimore - Like 'Em All (Radio Version) ft. Issa. YouTube. October 17, 2011.
- "St. Joseph (Character)". IMDb.
- "Ramon (Character)". IMDb.
- Jacob Latimore Discusses The Maze Runner. YouTube. July 29, 2014.
- "welovejacob". YouTube. September 21, 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-09.
- "The Official Jacob Latimore Site". Welovejacob.com. Retrieved 2012-04-09.
- "Jacob Latimore – This Is Me 2". UrbanMixtape.com. Retrieved November 2, 2013.
- "Top 40 Rhythmic Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on June 27, 2014.
- "Let's Talk About College Boys". BET.com. December 8, 2011.