With music comes luck and opportunity; that is until you describe B.
Thompson’s journey into music, which is a classic case of fate. As a
singer/songwriter/vocal arranger, B. Thompson introduces himself with the
drive and determination to be considered one of the greatest of his time.
Equipped with a soulful, melodic voice, the mind of a poet, and work ethics
few possess, B. Thompson is determined to make his impact in the music
Music wasn’t always B. Thompson’s main focus. Growing up in Las
Vegas, a once sports-driven Thompson had the goal of becoming a professional
football player. It wasn’t until the age of 14 that Thompson discovered his
niche in music. After receiving a positive response following a solo in his
school choir, Thompson decided to take on music. Thompson participated in
various talent shows, creating a buzz for himself in the Las Vegas area.
While performing and recording, Thompson was introduced to the world of
literature. Studying the like of classic American poets, Thompson realized
he possessed an equal passion for songwriting. Thompson, once an aggressive
athlete, had made the decision to make music his primary focus in life.
Already having shared the stage with some of music’s greatest,
including Earth, Wind, and Fire, Smokie Robinson, and Jon B., just to name a
few, Thompson labels some of music’s heavyweights as his influences.
Influenced by Donny Hathaway, Sam Cooke, Usher, Tyrese, and late-great
cousin, Roger Troutman of Zapp, Thompson’s sound is best described as
“urban pop." Also, being influenced by some of today’s biggest
songwriters, including The Clutch, Sean Garrett, Adonis, Johnta Austin, and
Brian Michael-Cox, Thompson makes it a goal to be recognized not only as a
singer, but an accomplished songwriter as well.. Influenced by R&B, Soul,
Pop, and dance, Thompson makes it a mission to bring his music into today’s
challenging entertainment industry.
Now, at the mere age of 23, Thompson has ventured into acting,
already being featured in film, television, and nationally syndicated commercials/print
ads (2009 Nike Hyperize, the Spike Lee directed "Jay for a Day"
RocaWear campaign, and the LG Pixel Soldier just to name a few). Laced with a
distinctive sound, and signature, catchy lyrics, Thompson sets to make
himself a household name. With a fresh, new sound, and an equal talent in
multiple skills, B. Thompson is definitely a force to be reckoned with.
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