Former Lead Of Bad Boy’s Day 26 Willie Taylor Drops New Single “Freak Of The Week
R&B Crooner Willie Taylor formerly the lead of Day 26 is turning things up a bit with his new single “Freak Of The Week” Written and produced by himself, Amir Swain, Marvin Marcell.
Former member of R&B group Day26 and Chicago-based group Kwiet Storm, Willie Taylor is a singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and CEO of Noivak Music Group. Forging forward with a solo career, Willie’s latest mix-tape The Reintroduction of Willie Taylor hosted by DJ V Dub and Big Tigger was released in 2012. It features a mix of bedroom ballads and club bangers.
Catapulted into the spotlight after starring in Diddy’s MTV hit show Making The Band 4, Willie along with Day 26 achieved national success with hits like Got Me Going off their 2008 self-titled album and Imma Put it on Her ft. P. Diddy and Yung Joc off their 2009 follow-up release. They were nominated for an American Music Award (AMA), was nominated twiceat the BET Awards for Best Group where they won thecoveted title in 2009, and received nominations from the Image, Teen Choice and Urban Music Awards. After five years together, the group announced their split, giving Willie the opportunity to venture into other avenues.
Willie is a featured celebrity player on NBA 2K13. In 2012 he starred as Darrell in David E. Talbert’s stage play A Fool and His Money along side Eddie Griffin, Michael Beach and Cindy Herron. He followed up that role by appearing as Jameel “Goody” Goodloe in the film Note to Self.
Adding to his list of accomplishments, Willie has worked with brilliant artists such as Ginuwine, Joe, and Jagged Edge. He also co-wrote songs with Avant for his Director album.
In 2009, the singer appealed to the lovers when he released his mix-tape entitled SexTape on his Noivak Music label. In 2008, Willie received hometown recognition when Harvey, IL, a Chicago suburb where he was raised, named a street in his honor.
The stage has been set and Willie is showing no signs of slowing down. The multi-talented artist is currently working on a new solo album and a host of other projects coming soon.