Since the 2009 release of his third album "Ready," R&B singer Trey Songz and his tenor have become ubiquitous. TheBVX caught up with the Virginia native to discuss his upcoming "MTV Unplugged" performance, forthcoming album and whether there's any truth to the Jay-Z, Young Jeezy and Songz super group rumors.
How does it feel to be the biggest male R&B artist out right now? Trey Songz: There comes a time in everybody's career where they peak and are more relevant than others at the moment. It means a lot to me but I try to live in the moment and make sure it remains factual.
When Tremaine Neverson, better known to us as Trey Songz, dropped his debut album Just Gotta Make It back in 2005, many decided he would be the one out of the other two R&B newcomers (Chris Brown and Ne-Yo) to fall to the wayside. And we couldn’t really blame them. Despite a strong single, dude didn’t dance, wasn’t penning smash hits for pop artists, and he favored baggy jeans and Timbs over fitted denim and tailored shirts.
But looky here. Five years later, Trey is all but running R&B.
How may ladies want to come home with Trigga ... again? Trey Songz is returning with a new album this fall, according to his manager, Kevin Liles.
"September 14th, new album. He's not gonna stop," Liles said last week during a sit-down with MTV News to promote Def Jam Rap Star. "He's gonna keep his foot on people's necks, and he's going to make sure they understand that we have to redefine R&B. We have to go work hard every single day to be the best."
Liles, a record executive with Def Jam and Warner Music Group, decided to come out of the "big suite" last year to concentrate on other
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