August Anthony Alsina Jr. (born September 3, 1992) is an American singer-songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana, formerly signed to Def Jam Recordings. He released his first mixtape The Product in 2012 followed by the mixtape The Product 2 and his debut extended play (EP) Downtown: Life Under the Gun in 2013. Alsina released his debut album Testimony in 2014 followed by This Thing Called Life in 2015. His Platinum-selling singles are "I Luv This Shit" and "No Love". After leaving Def Jam he released the EP Forever and a Day in 2019. In 2020, Alsina released the album The Product III: State of Emergency, along with a 5-part documentary series detailing his life experiences, family and health problems.