One year following being successful a 2009 MTV Video Music Award, this Chicago-based singer and songwriter recorded his debut studio room record, The Ladder. His second record, Black Bear, premiered in 2013. After learning advertising at Taylor School in Indiana, he started performing at many pubs and restaurants in Chicago, Illinois. His one “Sky’s Still Blue” was found in a industrial for Microsoft Home windows. Blessed Drew Fortson, he grew up in Wheaton, Illinois. He wedded in the summertime of 2012; his melody “Parts,” that was released that same calendar year, was focused on his wife. He toured with Washington-born vocalist Allen Stone.