Musiq Soulchild was born on 16th September, 1977. MusiqSoulchild name is Taalib Johnson. Taalib has a net worth of $8 Million as on March 2012. He has got his wealth as a vocalist and song writer and specializes in contemporary R&B, alternative, funk, soul, blues, jazz, gospel and hip hop.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Musiq is the oldest of nine children. In age 17, he dropped out of school, and he left house.
He got the name Musiq on the streets of Philadelphia, and later he added Soulchild to his name. He’s been nominated by BET, BMI, Moard, Soul Train and ASCAP. He has up to now released 2 platinum albums, 2 gold albums and 7 hit singles. Musiq has also received awards from NAACP, and the Billb MTV American Music Awards. He has had 11 Grammy nominations from which 3 were for his 2007 album “Luvanmusiq”. His debut album released in 2000 — it is been quite a journey since that time. His second record released in 2002, and it was #1 on the Billboard Charts. In 2003, Soulchild released his third album. Then he took a 4 year break. Musiq switched around to Atlantic Records as well at this time. In 2007, his fourth album came out.
He’s also worked in advertisements for Nike, Coca Cola, McDonalds, and also the Gap, Levi Strauss & Co. Musiq acquired a special appearance on The CW’s No. 1 comedy show “The Game” as also on the UPN sitcom “All of Us”.
Musiq Soulchild is an American singer-songwriter with an estimated net worth of $8 million. He is 5’6 and weighs 170 pounds. Taalib Johnson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 16, 1977. From the time Johnson was an adolescent her realized that he’d musical gifts and no longer desired attend school. He dropped out of high school in the age of 17 to act as a musician. He started gaining a reputation around Philly as the “music dude” through scatting a jazz clubs, busking on the roads, and covering the open mic circuit. Johnson determined to go by the stage name “Musiq Soulchild” since everyone knew him for his music and later part of his stage name signified his court to the soul musicians that came before him.
In 200 Musiq Soulchild released his debut record Aijuswanaseing. The lead single off of the album were “Just friends”and “Love”. “Love” performed nicely, spending 22 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
His second album Juslisen fared even better debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Singles like “Halfcrazy” and “Dontchange” helped Juslisen reach platinum status.
Musiq Soulchild has gone on to release 5 more studio albums: Soulstar (2003), Luvanmusiq (2007), OnMyRadio (2008), MusiqInTheMagiq (2011), and 9ine (2013; with Syleena Johnson).
The R&B singer has won awards from Billboard, BET, Soul Train, and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. He’s an 11-time Grammy nominated artist.
Along with his music careerMusiq Soulchild has ventured away in the realms of television and print advertisements. He has experienced advertisements for The Gap, Nike, Coca Cola, McDonald’s, and Levi Strauss & Co. He has also made guest appearances on television shows like The Game and All Folks.
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