The Grammy winner, who, drawing on influences from indie pop to funk, sits alongside the likes of Frank Ocean and The Weeknd in the pop culture stable and is most often compared to Prince , has honed his signature style to perfection, making this upcoming output all the more exciting. The first time you realised you wanted to be a musician I hate to say it but I was lucky. The first time you played in front of a live audience Pretty crazy. The world is a rainbow. I can still remember the song. The first time you made money out of being a musician The first time you got properly drunk
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Miguel Jontel Pimentel born October 23, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Raised in San Pedro, California , he began pursuing a music career at age thirteen. Although it was underpromoted upon its release, the album became a sleeper hit and helped Miguel garner commercial standing. After Jive's dissolution in , he moved to RCA Records and released his second studio album, Kaleidoscope Dream , in to critical acclaim. In June , Miguel released his third album, Wildheart , which also received critical acclaim. In ninth grade, Miguel was introduced by a friend to a member of production company Drop Squad, and he subsequently spent the rest of high school learning his way around a recording studio before seeking a record deal. Miguel signed a production deal with Drop Squad in It was scheduled to be released on November 30, ,  but was ultimately shelved. I have a fitted hat on and a white T-shirt and baggy jeans. I was 19 years old and it was the first time anyone had ever given me money.
His father is Mexican American and his mother is African American. Miguel's parents divorced when he was 8 years old, after which he and his brother lived primarily with their mother. By the age of 14, his taste was evolving independently, and he was writing and recording his own songs.