Elijah Blake

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Elijah Blake
Elijah Blake New 2016.jpg
Elijah Blake at 2016 Photo Series
Background information
Birth nameSean Fenton
Also known asRedd Stylez
Born (1992-06-04) June 4, 1992 (age 27)
Dominican Republic
GenresAlternative R&B
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2009–present
Labels
Associated acts

Sean Fenton (born June 4, 1992), better known by the stage name Elijah Blake, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Primarily known as a songwriter, he has written songs for Keyshia Cole, Rick Ross, Rihanna, and co-wrote Usher's number-one R&B hit, "Climax".[1]

When Blake was 16, he signed with Atlantic Records and worked with Trey Songz on his Ready album in 2009.[2]

In December 2012, Blake released his debut mixtape, Bijoux 22, which included the song "X.O.X", co-written and featuring Common.[3] In 2014, he released the EP, Drift.[4] In March 2015, Blake followed his 'Drift' EP release with the new single "I Just Wanna"[5] that would be featured on his album "Shadows & Diamonds". Blake was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Florida by a Haitian father and Dominican mother.[6] On April 5, 2019 he released his new joint EP “1990 Forever” with pop/RnB singer Jordin Sparks.[7]

Discography[edit]

  • Bijoux 22 (2012)
  • Drift (2014)
  • Shadows & Diamonds (2015)
  • Blueberry Vapors (2016)
  • Audiology (2017)
  • Bijoux 23 (2018)
  • 1990 Forever (2019)
  • Holiday Love (2019)

Writing Credits[edit]

The following songs have been written by Sean "Elijah Blake" Fenton.

Year Artist Album Title(s)
2012 Usher Looking 4 Myself "Climax"
Nas Life is Good "Roses"
Rick Ross God Forgives, I Don't "Presidential ft Elijah Blake"
JLS Evolution "Dessert"
Rihanna Unapologetic "No Love Allowed"
Keyshia Cole Woman to Woman "Enough of No Love ft Lil Wayne"
"Missing Me"
"Wonderland ft Elijah Blake"
"I Choose You"
"Stubborn"
2014 TVXQ Spellbound "Heaven's Day (Max Changmin solo)"
Keyshia Cole Point of No Return "N.L.U. ft 2 Chainz"
"Rick James"
"She"
Selah Sue Reason "Alone"
2015 Vince Staples Summertime '06 "Señiorita"
2016 Jussie Smollett Empire: Original Soundtrack Season 2 Volume 2 "Freedom"
2018 Mario Dancing Shadows "Dancing Shadows"
"Good Times ft Buddy Guy"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elijah Blake at AllMusic. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  2. ^ Kenner, Rob (December 21, 2012). "Who Is Elijah Blake?". Complex. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  3. ^ Ramirez, Erika (December 12, 2012). "Elijah Blake Releases 'Bijoux 22' EP: Listen". Billboard. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  4. ^ Ramirez, Erika (August 4, 2014). "Exclusive: Elijah Blake Premieres '6' / 'Fallen' Video; Talks Upcoming 'Drift' EP". Billboard. Retrieved February 27, 2015.
  5. ^ Nostro, Lauren, ed. (16 March 2015). "Premiere: Listen to Elijah Blake's "I Just Wanna.."". Retrieved 16 March 2015.
  6. ^ Admin310, ed. (22 June 2015). "Elijah Blake The Dope Mag Interview". Dope Mag. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  7. ^ https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/8508944/jordin-sparks-elijah-blake-ep-interview

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