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Summer Walker is an American singer. She is signed to Love Renaissance and Interscope Records. Her commercial mixtape Last Day of Summer was released in October 2018 through Interscope Records. The mixtape spawned the single “Girls Need Love” which became her first top 40 entry on the Billboard Hot 100 chart following a remix featuring Drake, peaking at number 37 respectively. In January 2019, Walker released her debut EP, CLEAR, which she later followed up with her debut album.
Her debut studio album, Over It, was released in October 2019 and received universal acclaim from critics. The album debuted and peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 chart and is certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album also spawned the Billboard Hot 100 top 20 single “Playing Games” (featuring Bryson Tiller).
In 2019, Walker made history when her debut album earned the biggest streaming debut week ever for a female R&B artist. She was also the recipient of Best New Artist at the 2019 Soul Train Music Awards.
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Summer Marjani Walker was born on April 11, 1996 (age 25 years) in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Her parents are in Atlanta. From 2016 to 2018, she had a small cleaning business, and she was also stripping in Atlanta. She taught herself how to play the guitar by watching tutorials on YouTube and posted various videos on the platform performing covers.
Walker was discovered by a woman, who has the same name as her and works as the studio manager of an Atlanta-based label, called Love Renaissance. On October 19, 2018, Walker released her debut commercial mixtape, titled Last Day of Summer, supported by her lead single, “Girls Need Love”. Her album contained her thoughts on love, doubt, and womanhood. Towards the end of 2018, she went on tour with 6lack on the From East Atlanta With Love Tour.
Following the success of her mixtape, Apple Music named Walker as its newest Up Next artist in 2019 and became the number 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.
Breakthrough and Over It
On August 23, 2019, Summer Walker released a track, called “Playing Games” as the first official single for her debut studio album, titled 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, Walker revealed that Over It would be released on October 4 via LVRN and Interscope Records.
Along with her album announcement, she shared the official artwork. Over It debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 with 134,000 units in its first week. Its debut week marked the largest streaming week for an R&B album by a female artist, in terms of on-demand audio streams. The album also topped the R&B Albums chart for 14 non-consecutive weeks, and as of July 2020, has yet to chart below number 7. She supported Over It with her accompanying The First and Last Tour, which kicked off on October 20.
Due to her social anxiety, Walker cancelled the remaining 20 out of 29 dates on the tour committing to 9 of them. On November 17, Walker won her first Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist, she later received backlash from fans for her short speech and was accused of faking her social anxiety.
In early 2020, Walker collaborated with an American rapper 21 Savage on a song, titled “Secret”. She also appeared on a remix for Justin Bieber’s song Yummy. In April 2020, she was featured on Khalid’s remix of “Eleven”. On June 29, Walker announced the release of an EP, titled Life on Earth to be released on July 10.
The announcement came a day after she performed “Session 32” and “Come Thru” with Usher at the 2020’s BET Awards, where she was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Female R&B/Pop Artist. Life on Earth debuted atop the Billboard’s Top R&B Albums chart, becoming Walker’s second number one. It also debuted at number 8 on the Billboard 200 becoming her second top 10 projects on the chart.
Two tracks from the EP charted on the “Billboard” Hot 100, “Let It Go”, and “My Affection” featuring PartyNextDoor, at numbers 84 and 86, respectively. “Come Thru” featuring Usher was certified platinum on August 20 by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). A few days later, on August 25, her song “Body” was certified gold, “Playing Games” was certified two-time platinum, and “Girls Need Love” was certified three-time platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), respectively.
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On September 14, Walker was a musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, performing “Body” from her debut album Over It. The performance received praise from music critics and fans alike, with Rolling Stone describing the performance as “beatific”. On October 14, Summer won the Billboard Music Award for the Best Female R&B Artist at the 2020’s Billboard Music Awards beating out Beyoncé and Lizzo. It became her first Billboard Music Award win from three nominations respectively.
She was also nominated for Top R&B Artist and Top R&B Album for Over It. On November 23, she released a repackaged version of the Over It album, titled Over It (Complete Edition). The repackaged version of the album features all 18 songs from the standard version of the album plus additional instrumentals, a capella versions, live renditions and more.
On December 10, her debut song, “Session 32” was certified gold and her collaboration featuring Jhené Aiko, titled “I’ll Kill You” was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), respectively. On the Billboard 200 year-end chart of 2020, Over It was the second-best performing R&B album of the year behind The Weeknd’s After Hours and was the seventeenth best performing album overall.
While teaching herself guitar through YouTube tutorials, Summer worked as a stripper in an Atlanta strip club. In an interview with The Face, she stated that the experience was “helping her grow out of her shell” and that it was “a fun experience”.
Summer Walker has talked about her various previous jobs in a lengthy ‘thank you post’ to her fans in which she stated: “Beyond Blessed. My whole life changed in a year & a half, like literally a year ago I was scrubbing toilets and stripping. I’m now damn near financially free with a paid-off house & car without a care in the world, and it’s all cause of y’all so thank you,” posted on her Instagram in Jan. 2020.
She is also known to actively voice her personal opinions on issues throughout both of her Instagram pages.
On March 3, 2020, Summer took to Instagram to give her opinion on a video pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. It garnered a lot of backlash due to people claiming that she was spreading misinformation and being “xenophobic”. After one commenter questioned the validity of the two-year-old video, she replied by saying, “They trifling & nasty af too so what’s your point?”
Walker has said that she draws inspiration from Amy Winehouse, Jimi Hendrix, and Erykah Badu. Her sound has been described as slow groove R&B.
Summer Walker is dating her current boyfriend London Tyler Holmes who is best known as London on da Track. Her boyfriend London is an American record producer. They are not officially married. However, in 2020 Walker announced that she was expecting her first child Bubby, with on-off boyfriend London on da Track by posing her baby bump on her social media platforms.
Walker and London started their on-off again relationship after he worked on the production of her debut album, Over It, of which he is also the executive producer. In March 2021, Walker gave birth to a baby girl.
Summer Walker net worth
How much is Summer Walker worth? Summer Walker net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Her main source of income is from her music career. Walker successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. She is one of the influential R&B singers in Atlanta, Georgia.