|Birth name||Tremaine Aldon Neverson|
|Also known as||Trey Songz, The Prince of VA|
|Born||November 28, 1984|
|Origin||Petersburg, Virginia , U.S.|
|Label(s)||Atlantic Records, Songbook|
|Associated acts||Plies, Rick Ross, Drake, Scarface|
Tremaine Aldon Neverson (born November 28, 1984 in Petersburg, Virginia), better known by his stage name Trey Songz, is an American contemporary R&B singer and songwriter. For the town in Argentina, see 28 de Noviembre. Events Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) Petersburg is an Independent city in Virginia, United States located on the Appomattox River. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Contemporary R&B (also known as R&B, urban) is a Music genre of western Popular music (predominantly American and Canadian In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Atlantic Records ( Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American Record label best known for its many recordings of Rhythm & blues, Rock Algernod Lanier Washington, better known by his Stage name Plies, is an American rapper. Rick Ross or Ricky Ross may refer to Rick Ross (consultant, American lecturer on cults Rick Ross (rapper, African-American Brad Jordan, better known by his Stage name Scarface (and formerly Akshen) is an American Rapper originally known for his work For the town in Argentina, see 28 de Noviembre. Events Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) Petersburg is an Independent city in Virginia, United States located on the Appomattox River. A stage name, also called a screen name, is a Pseudonym used by Performers and Entertainers such as The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Contemporary R&B (also known as R&B, urban) is a Music genre of western Popular music (predominantly American and Canadian Inspired musically by R&B artists from the 1960s and 1970s such as Smokey Robinson and Aretha Franklin as well as contemporary artists such as Luther Vandross and R. Kelly, the young star debuted in 2005. William "Smokey" Robinson Jr (born February 19 1940 is an American R&B and soul Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25 1942 Franklin has had a total of twenty number-one singles on the Billboard R&B Singles Chart, two of which became #1 hits on the Luther Ronzoni Vandross ( April 20 1951 – July 1 2005) was an American R&B and soul Singer-songwriter Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967) better known by his Stage name R His debut album Gotta Make It, was released by Atlantic Records in 2005. Atlantic Records ( Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American Record label best known for its many recordings of Rhythm & blues, Rock
Trey was born in Richmond, Virginiaand has a 4 brothers from a different dad but he was raised in Petersburg, Virginia. This article is about the city of Richmond the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Petersburg is an Independent city in Virginia, United States located on the Appomattox River. He also spent about 7 years living in Baltimore, Maryland due to his mother marrying a man in the army. When he was a child, he did not receive any rigorous voice or piano lessons but instead was engaged in the normal activities for a child of his age. His mother, however, seeing his ability, encouraged him to develop his singing talent by entering him in local talent shows, many of which he won. With these victories, he began to make a name for himself. By age 15 Trey’s fame enabled him to meet his producer and mentor Troy Taylor (producer), a veteran music producer who has worked with artists such as Patti Labelle, Lionel Richie and Whitney Houston. Troy Taylor was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut, into a family of musicians Patricia Louise Holte (born May 24 1944) best known as her stage name Patti Labelle, is an American R&B and soul Lionel Brockman Richie Jr (born June 20 1949 is an Academy Award and Grammy award-winning American Singer, Songwriter, Whitney Elizabeth Houston' (born August 9 1963 is an American Singer-songwriter, Actress, Film producer, Arranger and former Impressed by the tenor's voice, Taylor encouraged him to focus on a career in popular music. During the summer, Troy and Trey would go to New York and New Jersey to work on songs and recordings. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous New Jersey ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. Trey Songz moved to Jersey City, New Jersey after graduating from Petersburg High School to focus solely on music. Jersey City is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. Taylor, in turn, focused on teaching his protégé music history. "We would go to the New York studio every day, and during the drive, he’d play me all sorts of stuff, like Steely Dan," recalls Trey. Steely Dan is a American rock band centered on core members Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. "When it came time to learn about falsetto, he’d play me Prince. Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American musician When it came time to learn about soul, he’d play me Motown. "Motown" redirects here For the city see Detroit Michigan. " Trey eventually became Taylor’s vocal production assistant. Working with other artists in the studio gave Trey valuable technical experience, and prepared the young singer for his own career.
In 2004, Trey inked a deal with Atlantic Records, whose rich R&B history made it the ideal home for his unique blend of contemporary R&B and classic soul. Atlantic Records ( Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American Record label best known for its many recordings of Rhythm & blues, Rock Atlantic founding chairman Ahmet Ertegün, who co-founded the label in 1947, hailed the young singer as one of the most promising stars to ever sign with the label and an heir to the legacy of such Atlantic greats as Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and Otis Redding. Ahmet Ertegün ( July 31, 1923 &ndash December 14, 2006) was the Turkish American co-founder and executive of Atlantic Ray Charles Robinson ( September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004) known by his Stage name Ray Charles, was an American Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25 1942 Franklin has had a total of twenty number-one singles on the Billboard R&B Singles Chart, two of which became #1 hits on the Otis Ray Redding Jr ( September 9, 1941 December 10, 1967) was an American soul singer
"Gotta Make It", the first single released off of Trey's 2005 debut album I Gotta Make It, peaked at #87 on the Billboard Hot 100 and only number 21 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs tally. I Gotta Make It is the 2005 debut album by contemporary R&B Artist, Trey Songz. Trey's debut album, I Gotta Make It, also saw the release of a second single, "Gotta Go". After the release of his debut album, Trey was featured on "Girl Tonite", a song from Twista's album The Day After which reached number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 3 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs tally. "Girl Tonite" is the first single off Twista 's album The Day After. The Day After is an Album by American rapper Twista, released in October 2005 via Atlantic Records.
He also wrote and co-produced music for soca artist Kevin Lyttle’s self-titled debut in 2004 and was featured on the Soundtrack to Coach Carter and albums by Trick Daddy, Gerald Levert, and Juvenile. Soca is a form of Dance music that originated in Trinidad and Tobago from Calypso music. Kevin Lyttle (born Lescott Kevin Lyttle Coombs, on September 14, 1976) is a soca artist hailing from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Coach Carter is a 2005 film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Thomas Carter. Maurice Young, better known as Trick Daddy, is an American Rapper. Gerald Levert ( July 13 1966 - November 10 2006) was an American R&B singer Terius Gray, known by his Stage name Juvenile, is an American rapper.
In April 2006, Trey collaborated with bilingual Japanese R&B/Hip-Hop artist AI on her single Believe, with the track "Beautiful feat. AI (born November 2, 1981, real name) is a Japanese singer She was born in the U Trey Songz". The duo even performed this track live at the MTV Awards in Japan, where AI won the award for 'Best R&B Music Video' for her ballad-single, "Story". MTV ( Music Television) is an American Cable television network based in New York City.  The song was later remixed and appeared on AI's album, What's goin' on A. I. , released September 2006.
By the end of 2006, Trey made a collaboration with the ex-member of Kabah (the Mexican pop band) Maria Jose. Kabah was a Mexican pop music group based in Mexico City. It was formed in 1992 and disbanded in 2005. Pop is a music genre particularly intended for teenagers and young adults María José is a well-known Mexican singer She was a member of the successful Pop group Kabah for thirteen years and launched her solo career on The single is called "Quien eres tu" and Trey Songz can be heard practicing a little Spanish. The song has gained much airplay and digital sales in Mexico and Latin America and has grown to become Trey's most successful song in the Spanish-speaking world. The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America.
Trey Songz next began work on his sophmore album Trey Day, which is a follow up to I Gotta Make It and is his second album released under Atlantic Records. Trey Day is the second album from Trey Songz. Trey Songz announced on BET that the album is to be released June 12, 2007, but It was released on October 2, 2007. Events 1187 - Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The first single, "Wonder Woman", was shot on April 4th and features Angel aka Lola Luv as Trey's love interest. Trey's album "Trey Day" sold slightly under 75,000 records in his first week, despite having a high bullet on his biggest hit to date, second single "Can't Help but Wait", which peaked in the top 5 on the Billboard R&B charts and in the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100, both of which are first for Trey. " Can't Help But Wait " is the second single from the Trey Songz album Trey Day.
Trey also appeared on Obie Trice's second album, Second Round's on Me on two songs called "Ghetto" and "Mama". Obie Trice III (born November 14 1977 as stated in the song "Follow My Life" is an American rapper from Detroit Michigan Second Round's on Me is the second album by rapper Obie Trice. He was also expected to appear on Young Buck's second album Buck the World, but failed to make the final cut. Buck the World is the second album by Rapper Young Buck. Background Its title is a play on the expression " Fuck the World" Because of the new connections with such Shady/Aftermath/G-Unit associated artists, it is possible Trey will be featured on future projects from these artists too. He is also featured on Yung Joc's single "First Time". Jasiel Robinson (born April 2 1984), better known by his Stage name Yung Joc, is an American Rapper from College