18 Facts About Musiq Soulchild

1.

Musiq Soulchild, or simply Musiq, was born Taalib Hassan Johnson on September 16,1977.

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Musiq Soulchild was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised in a strict Muslim household.

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3.

Musiq Soulchild dropped out of high school to pursue a career in music.

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4.

Musiq Soulchild later released his debut album, Aijuswanaseing, in late 2000.

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5.

Musiq Soulchild took a four-year break and changed his management to Solqi Management.

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6.

In 2006, media outlets circulated that Musiq Soulchild was involved in a de facto record label trade, transitioning from Def Soul's master label Def Jam Recordings to Atlantic Records, and sending rapper Fabolous from Atlantic to Def Jam.

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7.

In September 2013, Musiq Soulchild released a duet album with Syleena Johnson entitled 9ine.

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8.

Also in September 2013, Musiq Soulchild announced his departure from Atlantic Records and becoming an independent artist.

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9.

Musiq Soulchild revealed he is signed to record producer Warryn Campbell's label My Block Records.

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10.

Musiq Soulchild previously worked with Campbell on his first two albums on Atlantic – 2007's Luvanmusiq and 2008's OnMyRadio.

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11.

Musiq Soulchild released an EP titled The Husel through DatPiff on July 30,2014.

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12.

Musiq Soulchild premiered music videos for the tracks in April 2017.

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13.

Musiq Soulchild has appeared on the soundtrack to Tyler Perry's February 2007 movie Daddy's Little Girls.

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14.

Musiq Soulchild then recorded a remake of Arrested Development's song "People Everyday" with British rapper and singer Estelle for the soundtrack to Tyler Perry's March 2008 Meet the Browns entitled "People Everyday ".

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15.

Musiq Soulchild guest starred as himself in the UPN sitcom Half and Half in May 2004 and The CW comedy The Game in October 2007.

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16.

On June 25,2012, Musiq Soulchild released a book on love and relationships entitled "143 – Love According To Musiq Soulchild".

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17.

When Musiq Soulchild was a young child he developed a lazy eye from an accident that occurred while being fed by his uncle.

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18.

Musiq Soulchild has two platinum as well as two gold albums altogether.

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