Who He Is
: Singer-songwriter Luke James, a New Orleans native, went to high school with fellow crooner Frank Ocean. He was also half of the R&B duo Luke & Q, but turned to songwriting after he and childhood friend Quinten "Q" Spears went their separate ways. After after playing the background for awhile and co-penning songs for the likes of Chris Brown, Britney Spears and Justin Bieber over the past few years, he's making his own bid for the spotlight. What's Next
: He's dropped a couple of mixtapes, #Luke
in late 2011 and Whispers in the Dark
in late 2012. his debut solo album, Made to Love
, is slated to drop sometime in 2013, but no official release date has been set. Listen Up
: Stream Luke's first hit single, "I Want You."