ILLiJah, is an American R&B/Pop singer, from Brunswick,Maine. He got his stage name from friends when he was 16 years old because of his singing style. His friends claimed that he was so "ill" a voice that's very unique, and almost unheard of, thats how his name ILLiJah came about. He started singing at 9 years old. He was inspired by Usher's "My way" album. Some of his favorite singers include Marvin Gay, Boys II Men, Luther Vandross, Bobby Brown, and many other R&B legends. After graduating high school, ILLiJah was not sure what he wanted to do; over the years, music had become the epicenter of his life, and not sure of what do after high school, he decided to focus on music and was determined to pursue this hidden talent within him. In the spring of 2010 he decided hit the studio and work on his first mixtape. From that mixtape , his hit single " On My Way" has gotten spins on major radio stations in Boston,Mass, Nashau,NH and Porltand,ME and played in clubs all over New England.
He has a unique voice which separates from other r&b pop singers, he also writes all his music. He is truly multi-talented individual, he not only sings, but he is also good rapper. There'll be plenty more new music to come Add his facebook fanpage, Also add him on twitter, and check it his you-tube videos.
"I think it's dope. From a song aspect I like everything he's doing better than Wayne, not a rap aspect. Veiny no offense man, but I was raised not to judge other men by their appearance. That's not a jab, I mean no disrespect, but…"