Unleashing New Music!!! The emotional ballad, “Thought I Knew Myself” from recording artist and co-star of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop Hollywood 2, WILLIE TAYLOR.
“Thought I Knew Myself”, as heard on last week’s episode of VH1 #LHHH2 is available on iTunes and all other digital retailers now. The song was written by Willie Taylor and produced by Jay Josh. “Inspired by the greats such as, Stevie Wonder, R. Kelly and Sam Cooke, I have a real strong passion for RnB music and I feel that in a day and age where we don’t have enough of real RnB songs, I wanted to bring the fans something that they were missing, says Willie. “I truly believe that what comes from the heart reaches the hearts of others and this one is truly from the heart,” he adds.
ABOUT WILLIE TAYLOR:
Former member of multi-platinum R&B group Day 26 and Chicago-based group Kwiet Storm, Willie Taylor is a singer, songwriter, producer, actor, author and CEO of Noivak Music Group. Forging forward with a solo career. Catapulted into the spotlight after starring in Diddyʼs MTV hit show Making The Band 4 for 5 Seasons, Willie along with Day 26 achieved national and international success with back to back Billboard #1 albums (Self-titled Day26 & Forever In A Day) with hits like “Got Me Going” off their 2008 self-titled album and “Imma Put it on Her” featuring P. Diddy and Yung Joc off their 2009 follow-up release “Forever in A Day” They were nominated for an American Music Award (AMA), was nominated twice at the BET Awards for Best Group where they won the coveted title in 2009, and received nominations from the Image, Teen Choice and Urban Music Awards.
Willie is a featured celebrity player on 2K Sports video game NBA 2K13. In 2012 he starred as Darrell in David E. Talbertʼs Musical stage play “A Fool and His Money” (BET, NetFlix) along side Eddie Griffin, Michael Beach and Cindy Herron. He followed up that role by appearing as Jameel “Goody” Goodloe
in the Christian Keyes film Note to Self (Netflix) Other Stage plays include “Meet The New First Lady” 2014 and “HowTo Love” 2014. Willie Taylor also stars in the New BET Movie “Couples Therapy” along-side Syleena Johnson, Dave Hollister & Leela James as David (2015).
Adding to his list of accomplishments, Willie has worked with numerous artist including P.Diddy, Rick Ross, Babyface, Tank, Jeremih, & the list goes on and on. He also co-wrote songs with Avant for his Director album and Syleena Johnson’s 2014 release “Couples Therapy”. In 2009, the singer appealed to the lovers when he released his mix-tape entitled SexTape on his Noivak Music label which did over 2 Million Downloads and gave a Second Offering with his Mixtape “The ReIntroduction Of Willie Taylor” Hosted By Bigg Tigger in 2012.
In 2008, Willie received hometown recognition when Harvey, IL, a Chicago suburb where he was raised, named a street in his honor (Willie Taylor Ave). The stage has been set and Willie is showing no signs of slowing down. He is also the newest cast member for the new season of VH1’s Love and Hip Hop Hollywood Season 2 as well as a host of other projects coming soon.
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