ARTIST PROFILE

Summer Walker

Name: Summer Marjani Walker

Birthday: April 11, 1996

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Summer Marjani Walker is an American singer-songwriter from Atlanta, Georgia.

Walker was born in Atlanta, Georgia to an American mother and a father from England, the singer said that although she’s always wanted to live in London, she probably won’t because it’s too damn cold. From 2016 to 2018, she had a cleaning business.

She is signed to LoveRenaissance and Interscope Records. Her commercial mixtape Last Day of Summer was released on October 19, 2018. Her debut studio album, Over It was released on October 4, 2019.

On October 19, 2018, Summer Walker released her commercial mixtape Last Day of Summer, supported by her lead single “Girls Need Love”. Her album contained her thoughts on love, doubt, and womanhood. In late 2018, she went on tour with 6LACK on the From East Atlanta With Love Tour. Following the success of her album, Apple Music named Summer Walker as its newest Up Next artist in 2019, and became the #8 R&B artist worldwide across Apple Music. On January 25, 2019, she released her first EP titled CLEAR, consisting of four tracks of acoustic recordings. On February 27, 2019 she released the remix to her song “Girls Need Love” with Drake.

On August 23, 2019, Summer Walker released “Playing Games” as the first single to her album, Over It. The song, which contains an interpolation of Destiny’s Child’s number-one hit “Say My Name” was produced by London on da Track. On September 12, 2019, Walker revealed that Over It would release on October 4 via LVRN/Interscope Records. Along with her album announcement, she shared the official artwork. She will support Over It with her accompanying The First and Last Tour, which kicks off on October 20.

Walker has said she draws inspiration from Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, and Erykah Badu.