J. Holiday
American musician
J. Holiday
Nahum Grymes better known by his stage name J. Holiday, is an American R&B singer-songwriter. He came into prominence in 2007 with his breakthrough hit "Bed" peaking at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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Bobby Womack, Big Daddy Kane and UCB to Perform at SummerStage
WNYC - Culture - almost 5 years
Soul legend Bobby Womack, hip-hop artist Big Daddy Kane and improv troupe The Upright Citizens Brigade are among the artists who will be performing at this year's SummerStage. The free outdoor performance series, now in its 27th year, will feature more than 110 shows, including 16 theater and dance premieres, at 18 city parks this summer. Other artists performing at the festival include Brand Nubian, Marley Marl, J. Holiday, Eric Benét, Alabama Shakes, Inner Circle, Hezekiah Walker, Hector "El Torito" Acosta and Joey Arias. Among the dance groups taking the stage are Koresh Dance Company, WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company and Decadancetheatre, which will premiere a new work set to Vivaldi’s "Four Seasons" violin concertos. This summer's program also includes a world premiere of a play about Ethiopia’s last monarch called "The Power of Trinity," a new take on the classic "Jason and the Argonauts - Tales from the Argonautica" by the Faux-Real Theatre Company, and the New Yo ...
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J Holiday Ft. Black Cobain “More Than A Love Song”
All Hip Hop - almost 5 years
Filed under: MUSIC Tagged: Black Cobain, <a class="fplink fp-490369" href="/J+Holiday+1">J. Holiday</a>
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Celebrities Join Together for Special Benefit Concert in Support of BTG - MediaSyndicate (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Special celebrity guests scheduled to appear are Neyo, Reggie Evans, Marquis Daniels, Michael Finley, Josh Powell, Josh Howard, Lisa Wu, RL, Charles Grant, J. Holiday, Kandi Burruss, Jazzy Phe, D.Woods, Crystal Nicole, Dawn Nufield, Karen Riley, Nivea,
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BUSTA RHYMES BU YAZ TURNE VE YENİ BİR CD HAZIRLIĞINDA - TurkishNY Radio - Online Turkish Radio
Google News - over 5 years
Butsa Rhymes &#39;Blessed&#39; isimli albümü için, Linkin Park&#39;la birlikte, T-Pain ( &#39;Blown&#39;) , Ludacris, Lil Wayne (&#39;Throw It Up&#39; ), Akon, TI ( &#39;Don&#39;t Believe &#39;Em&#39;&#39;), Jamie Foxx, Mary J Blige, John Legend, Common ( &#39; Decision&#39; ), J Holiday ( &#39;Hıts For Days&#39;)
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The-Dream Revisits His Own Legacy On 1977 - Village Voice (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
&quot;Mr. Yeah&quot; gets a shout-out, as does Jay-Z&#39;s &quot;Song Cry&quot;—listen hard enough and you might catch a bit of the drums from J. Holiday&#39;s &quot;Bed&quot; on album opener &quot;Wake Me When It&#39;s Over.&quot; And although The-Dream has a history of making these little
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Fresh faces that are going places - Houston Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
She&#39;s toured with Solange Knowles as a backup singer and has opened for a number of other artists including Drake, TI, T Pain, Sammie J Holiday and Carl Thomas. You may have also seen her this year in BET&#39;s Music Matters campaign
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Previously...on SoulCulture: The Weeknd, Wale, Whitney Houston, Jhene Aiko ... - SoulCulture
Google News - over 5 years
Another free mixtape came courtesy of Maybach Music&#39;s Wale with his The Eleven One Eleven Theory features guest appearances from the likes of Lloyd and J. Holiday who also showed us the art work and tracklisting to accompany the mixtape
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NEW MUSIC: Wale - 'Ambitious Girl 2 ft J Holiday' - MusicRemedy
Google News - over 5 years
HipHop artist Wale released the &quot;Ambitious Girl 2 ft J Holiday&quot; song in August, 2011. Cool, the song &quot;Ambitious Girl 2 ft J Holiday&quot; is fresh off the streets (August, 2011)!Ohh man, this underground joint has just been released. ...&nbsp;-&nbsp;-
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Wale - The Eleven One Eleven Theory (Mixtape) | Free Download - SoulCulture (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The Eleven One Eleven Theory features guest appearances from Lloyd, J. Holiday, Black Cobain, Lil Duval, Tone P, Magazeen and Tre of UCB, whilst production duties are handled by the likes of Hitboy, DJ Toomp, Lil C, BuBu, Sonny Digital and Deputy
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Tiffany Denies Romantic Link With Mario With Two Words - GhanaWeb
Google News - over 5 years
The rumors surfaced after the two were spotted at Excel Nite Club for the after page of Mario &amp; J Holiday concert. Tiffany, performed alongside Raquel, Atumpan, Stay Jay, E Fine, Dr Cryme, Chase, KAS, Cabo Snoop, Shontelle before Mario came up on stage
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MARIO & SHONTELLE ROCK ACCRA - Modern Ghana
Google News - over 5 years
Shontelle had been brought in as a replacement for J Holiday who was unable to make it due to his wife&#39;s delivery of a baby prior to his coming to Accra. With a combination of an excellent stagecraft and finesse, the T Shirt and Impossible singer made
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J-Holiday Disappoints His Ghanaian Fans - Peace FM Online
Google News - over 5 years
RnB star, J-Holiday (Real name: Nahum Grymes) who was expected to perform in Ghana at the Dome of the Accra International Conference Center, has refused to show up in Ghana for the much publicized “Mario and J Holiday Live In Ghana” Concert scheduled
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Mario, Others Set For Accra Show - Modern Ghana
Google News - over 5 years
7/28/2011 9:59:07 PM - Concert-goers in Accra will have the chance to see three artistes currently hot on the international scene when 233Connect and Tigo bring American R&amp;B acts and J Holiday and Angolan sensation, Cabo Snoops to the Dome of the Accra
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Mario/J Holiday concert bill complete and ready for July 30 - GhanaWeb
Google News - over 5 years
After weeks of dropping names of big stars to perform at the much anticipated concert featuring US R&amp;B stars Mario and J Holiday, all is set for the main event this Saturday, July 30 at The Dome of the Accra International Conference Centre
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Cabo Snoop of “Windeck” Fame Storms Accra For Mario/ J Holiday Concert - Peace FM Online
Google News - over 5 years
Sensational Angolan artiste Ivo Manuel Lemus, otherwise known as CABO SNOOP whose hit tracks “Pracatatumba” and “Windeck” have taken the entire continent by storm, is set to perform at the Mario/ J holiday 233Connect concert
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Tigo and 233 Connect present Mario and J holiday live in Accra - GhanaWeb
Google News - over 5 years
Accra, July 14, GNA – The management of Tigo in collaboration with events production house 233 Connect presents “Mario and J holiday Live in Ghana” concert, in Accra this month. This was announced in a statement issued by 233 Connect, organizers of the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of J. Holiday
    TWENTIES
  • 2014
    Age 29
    Guilty Conscience was pushed back again and was released on January 28, 2014 through his label Holiday Music Group.
    More Details Hide Details The album achieved #42 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Studio albums American Music Awards BET Awards Grammy Awards NAACP Image Awards
    After the undergoing of label changes and several release delays, Holliday would finally release his third album, Guilty Conscience in January 2014.
    More Details Hide Details While the five year delay between albums would not hurt the quality of the music, it would only hinder the sales. The album would only manage to peak at number 42 on the US music charts. Holiday was born as Nahum Grymes in Washington, D.C. to an African-American mother and an Eritrean father. His name is inspired by a biblical figure because he is the son of a preacher. Holiday was raised alone by his mother in Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, Virginia after his father died when he was just eleven. Frances Grymes made sure that her son completed his education and attended church. Holiday attended a local high school where he displayed his singing talent during a showcase night. By then, he frequently listened to Marvin Gaye, Boyz II Men, Tupac Shakur, R. Kelly, and Jodeci. Although he had the passion to go deep onto the music path, his mom sent him back to school to complete his education first. Upon his graduation, J. Holiday headed straight to studios where he began recording demo tapes.
  • 2013
    Age 28
    In July 2013, he revealed the title of his third studio album, titled Guilty Conscience, via Facebook.
    More Details Hide Details The album is scheduled to be released on November 11, 2013. He announced the lead single for the album titled "After We Fuck", will be sent to urban radio soon. The album was pushed back until December 10, 2013. A music video for the single will be released on November 5, 2013.
  • 2012
    Age 27
    On May 29, 2012, he released his single "Sign My Name", from his upcoming third studio album. J. Holiday has been receiving heavy rotation of his single “Sign My Name” and has been on multiple radio stations giving the fans what they need.
    More Details Hide Details His “Sign My Name” Tour has kept him busy to the point of have performance dates booked months in advance. He will soon embark as the headliner in the upcoming “Bad Boyz of R&B” Tour and the release of the movie “School of HardKnocks” that he is starring in alongside Elise Neal, Erica Hubbard and Cisco Reyes is highly anticipated.
    In early 2012, J. Holiday left Def Jam Recordings.
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  • 2011
    Age 26
    He then released his mixtape, M.I.A: The Lost Pages, in 2011, in promotion of the album.
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  • 2010
    Age 25
    In 2010, J. Holiday left Capitol Records and signed to Island Def Jam at the time working on his third album.
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  • 2009
    Age 24
    The album would also deliver his only Grammy nomination when it was nominated for Best Contemporary R&B Album in 2009.
    More Details Hide Details His second album, Round 2 was released in March 2009.
  • 2007
    Age 22
    His video for the third single, "Suffocate," debuted on BET's 106 & Park on November 7, 2007.
    More Details Hide Details The video was shot in Paris, France. "Come Here" was released as a single but was ultimately canceled. Round 2 is the second studio album by Contemporary R&B singer J. Holiday. The album was released on March 10, 2009. The album is the follow-up to his gold-selling debut album Back of My Lac'. The album sold 55,000 units in its first week and debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200. "It's Yours" is the first single from singer J. Holiday's second studio album, Round 2. The single features production from The Co-Stars (Teairra Mari's Make Her Feel Good), and Jasper Cameron (Lloyd's Player's Prayer). The song was well received, becoming the most added single at Urban Mainstream radio the week of December 13, 2008. Its Yours peaked at 25 on the US R&B chart. The 2nd single that was supposed to be released was Fall, but due to label problems it was canceled like "Come Here" on his previous album.
    On Wednesday, August 15, 2007, "Bed" hit number one on its 11th day on the countdown. J. Holiday also performed "Bed" on 106 & Park on August 17, 2007. "Bed" was also performed on Showtime at the Apollo along with the single "Suffocate".
    More Details Hide Details This song was #70 on Rolling Stones list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007. The video for "Bed" was ranked the #11 video of 2007 on BET: Notarized.
    The single has also debuted on BET's 106 & Park countdown at number 9 on Tuesday July 31, 2007.
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    Debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in the issue week of July 4, 2007 at number 89 and has peaked at number 5.
    More Details Hide Details It was number 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for five weeks in a row.
    He released his debut album, Back of My Lac' in October 2007.
    More Details Hide Details The album debuted on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart at number 5 selling 105,000 copies in its first week. It debuted at #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The album debuted in the Top 20 R&B/Hip Hop albums in Canada and charted within the Top 100 albums in Canada. It became a Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop album in the UK and a Top 40 UK album entry peaking at #32. In the U.S it also made it to #8 on the Tastemakers chart and #5 on the Top Digital Albums and Billboard Comprehensive Albums Chart. The promotional single from this album was "Be with Me", which stalled at #83 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart.
    Holliday released his debut album, Back of My Lac', in October 2007.
    More Details Hide Details The album was originally supposed to be released in late 2006, but it was pushed back to put some finishing touches on the album. Despite the delay in the album's release, it was still able to peak at number five on the US music charts. The album would also hit number 32 in the United Kingdom. Back of My Lac has sold just over 700,000 copies worldwide.
    He came into prominence in 2007 with his breakthrough hit "Bed", peaking at number five on the US Billboard Hot 100.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1984
    Born
    Born on November 29, 1984.
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