ELIJAH CONNOR is a welcomed new face to the entertainment industry. The younger cousin to one of the world’s most influential entertainers, Prince Rogers Nelson –known by his mononym ''Prince" –music is in his blood.
Unstoppable, good looking, talented and diverse are just a few words that describes this Motown star. Hailing from Detroit, the offspring of a Reverend and a Doctor, Connor has deep musical roots. While growing up on the upper west side of Detroit he was groomed at a young age for greatness and went on to take vocal lessons from a extended friend of the family the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and Grammy nominated gospel singer/producer J. Moss. Connor's voice gives soothing tones yet still remains melodic while his vocal acrobatics serve as candy to the ears. His voice has been described to resemble the pop sound of Sam Smith, Usher, and Jason Derulo with the soul of Adele and John Legend. Connor has blessed many platforms to be this early in his career and because of his diverse sound he has shared the stage and opened for the likes of Diddy, iLoveMakonnen, Barry Manilow, A$AP Rocky, Mario Winans, Rich Homie Quan, Robin Thick, Lil' Kim, Teddy Riley, and Jordin Sparks just to name a few. Connor has been featured in New York Times, VIBE, Detroit Free Press,
Seventeen Magazine, Sister 2 Sister, Hip Hop Weekly, and LA Daily. His face has been seen in national commercials such as Burger King,
Luster's Hair care and H&R Block.
He has been featured on Fox, TV One, Tru TV, and Lifetime. As a multifaceted artist, Connor has lent his talents as a commercial print and runway model for the Sears, and Kmart. Connor out of 15,000 guys from around the world to be a bachelor on the Donald Trump reality show series“The Ultimate Merger,” featuring Omarosa and Supermodel Toccarara Jones. After the premier episode he grew to become a fan favorite skyrocketing him to a new level of fame overnight. Connor hit the big screen playing the talented nephew to "Emma" in the remake of the movie "Sparkle" starring the Late Queen of pop Whitney Houston. Connor recently brought attention to the new Oxygen/NBC Series "Player Gets Played" hitting stellar numbers with over 1.2 million viewers tuning in premier night. His strategically titled single "Playa Sh*t" is becoming a listener's favorite on Top 40 and Urban radio stations around the country.
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