First, let's set the mood...
1. Just look at that hair.
2. His songs encompass both hip hop and electronic genres, similar to artists like Kid Cudi or Kanye West.
3. Again, look at that FACE.
4. He hails from Oakland, CA, home to MC Hammer and Keyshia Cole.
5. He's not afraid to play the bad boyfriend in his videos, like in "Marilyn" when he cheats on his girlfriend and she catches him in the act.
8. One of his first viral songs, "Runaround Sue," has a doo-wop feel to it and is a remix of the original 1961 version.
9. He's talented AND smart, which is always a winning combo.
10. Just take another second to stare at this face.
11. His most recent album, These Things Happen, debuted at number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.
12. His video for "I Mean It" is a hilarious change of pace from his usually artistic videos.
13. Ok sorry, just one more beautiful close up of that perfect jawline and hair and eyes and UGHHHHH.
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