He may seem new to most, but Brandon Hines has been putting in work for years. He was a contestant on the first season of American Idol and released his debut LP while studying at Howard University, its success motivating him to pursue music full-time. Now the sultry R&B crooner is a BET Music Matters artist who’s worked with everyone from Jermaine Dupri to R. Kelly, he’s signed to Epic Records and released the popular EP In Search Of.

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