How Will Ro James Be Remembered?

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 16:  Ro James at Neighborhood Flavor With Talib Kweli & Joell Ortiz on June 16, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Shareif Ziyadat/Getty Images)

How Will Ro James Be Remembered?

A look into Ro James's career and where he's headed!

Published November 3, 2016

  1. We Give Him Permission to Serenade Us

    Ro James's single "Permission" was released earlier this year in April. Since then, it has been heard all over the airwaves and Ro James makes us fall in love with the melody and his voice. 

    (Photo: RCA)
  2. Maxwell and Mary J. Blige Approved

    Ro James will begin his El Dorado tour on November 5 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also linking up with Maxwell and Mary J. Blige on their international tour.

    (Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for 2016 Essence Festival)
  3. Use Me

    Before "Permission" became popular, he was more known for co-writing "Use Me" on Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream album.

    (Photo: RCA)
  4. The Time He Took It There On 'New Religion'

    In Ro James's song "New Religion," his lyrics were very risqué. We'd include the lyrics here, but we'd rather you take a listen for yourself. Make sure to listen when you get a chance! 

    (Photo: Shareif Ziyadat/Getty Images)
  5. Internationally Known on the Microphone

    Ro James is an American singer but was actually born in Stuttgart, Germany! 

    (Photo: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)
  6. Style Is Admirable

    We can admire his street stlye. It's casual but with a lot of edge! 

  7. Internet Success

    His single "Permission"  peaked at No. 1 on Billboard's Adult R&B songs chart. 


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  8. Ro James, the Performer

    Ro James is certainly an entertainer. From his songwriting abilities to his singing, he is a talent to watch out for. Make sure to watch him perform at the Soul Train Awards! 

    (Photo: Johnny Louis/WireImage)

Written by BET Staff


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