Anthony David was born in Savannah, Georgia, but got involved in the music business in Atlanta. There he met India.Arie, an R&B singer from Atlanta and have since become friends.

David’s first song written for Arie was entitled “Part of My Life” for Arie’s 7x Grammy nominated album Acoustic Soul. David also toured with Arie in support of her album. David is an atheist and secular humanist.

In 2004, he released his first independent album Three Chords & The Truth. Alongside India.Arie, he opened up for her shows with songs from his album, thereby getting more fame.

Anthony David – Words ft. India.Arie

Then eventually in 2006, he released his second independent album Red Clay Chronicles, of which also garnered attention from opening for India.Arie’s shows.

After touring with Arie, David teamed up with her once again to co-write and produce “There’s Hope” for Arie’s third studio album.

His third 2008 release Acey Duecy, is a combination of both R&B and soul music. The album, with the release of its first single “Words“, a duet with Arie, has given the album more attention.

4Evermore” feat. Algebra & Phonte Video

Anthony’s fourth album released February  2011 was entitled As Above So Below and found him teaming up with a new production partner Nashville, Tennessee’s Shannon Sanders. In addition to such guest vocalists as upcoming Atlanta songstress Algebra; rapper Phonte from Little Brother; plus cousin Shawn Stockman of Nineties R&B supergroup Boyz II Men.

The first single from the album, ‘4Evermore‘ featuring Algebra and Phonte, became David’s first top 20 R&B hit in the US charts where it has peaked at #18.

Next up was  ‘Location, Location, Location’, which features six tracks from his live EP, ‘The Setup’, three remixes from his last album –  ‘As Above, So Below’, and three brand new tracks.

Following up on his critically acclaimed album As Above, So Below, the Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Anthony David returns with his fourth studio album Love Out Loud. Today, premieres the video for the first single, “Sweet Pain”, directed by Kareem Johnson.

Anthony David – Sweet Pain

Anthony David co-produced all the songs on Love Out Loud with live musicianship from his band the Do Gooders. The album also features production assistance from Martin Kearns (“Sweet Pain” & “Love Out Loud”) along with Shannon Sanders and Drew Ramsey (“So Jade” & “Can’t Look Down”). Actress/singer Demetria McKinney (Tyler Perry’s House of Payne) joins Anthony David for a reggae-tinged duet on the Gramps Morgan produced “Living It Up”. As well, long time collaborator Algebra (“4evermore”) joins Anthony on the song “Official”.

Anthony David – Can’t Look Down





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