August Alsina Sr is the father of the famous American singer August Anthony Alsina Jr. The famous singer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in an African family, had a difficult childhood, but he beat all odds and started his musical career. The difficult childhood of the singer was contributed by the fact that August Alsina Sr was a drug addict, which affected the singer’s life. Here are more facts about August Alsina Sr you may not know.
August Alsina Sr was a cracked cocaine addict, making him not properly take care of his family. Because of the drug addiction, August Alsina’s wife had to move their son, August Jr, to Hoston, where he tried to have a better life.
August Alsina’s Son
August Alsina Jr is the son of Alsina Sr. The famous American singer had a difficult childhood, but it inspired him even more to pursue his love for music. Alsina Jr was born on September 3, 1992, and grew up there. He attended middle School in New Orleans and later moved to Houston, Texas, because his father and stepfather were crack cocaine addicts.
There is nobody in August Alsina Jr’s family who had a passion for music, but he got inspired by Lauryn Hill. When August Alsina Sr’s son was fourteen, he uploaded his first video on YouTube in 2007.
Shortly after moving to Houston in 2005, Alsina’s father died. Alsina had disagreements with his mother; at some point, his mother kicked him out of her house. Alsina’s elder brother struggled in the streets to make a living, and he was shot dead on August 31, 2010, for engaging himself in drug deals.
August Alsina Jr’ was involved in the deals, but after the death of his brother, he decided to begin a new chapter in his life and focused on his music. He relocated to Atlanta in 2011 and took his music seriously,
The Career of August Alsina Jr
In 2012, Alsina released his first mixtape, The Product. The product was followed by other music releases, including Trinidad in 2013 and The Product 2 in the same year. He later released several albums, ranking some of his music on the billboards, which led to his growth in the industry. His music is influenced by famous artists like Chris Brown and Lyfe Jennings.
Personal Life of August Alsina Sr’s Son
Alsina has been involved in relationship scandals with Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. In 2020, Alsina claimed he had received permission from Will Smith to date his wife, which aroused conversations from Alsina’s fans. Pinkett’s spokesperson released a statement the following day and termed the claims by Alsina as false.
Pinkett’s talk show with Will Smith revealed she had a relationship with the singer four years before she and Will were separated. However, Jada and Will denied that Alsina had permission from Will Smith.
Additionally, in 2017, August Alsina Sr’s son revealed that he had an autoimmune disease condition that affected him. The condition was intense, and he revealed that it had affected him even on the stage while performing, making him collapse on stage severally.