August Alsina: "Hip-Hop Is Telling Your Story"

April 15, 2014 -- 1:28 pm PDT

New Orleans-born hip-hop singer/songwriter August Alsina recently visited The Recording Academy's headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., for an exclusive GRAMMY.com interview. Alsina discussed collaborating with GRAMMY winner Chris Brown on the remix of "I Luv This S***," why he respects Kendrick Lamar and staying true to himself on his debut studio album, Testimony.