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Viral Sensation Brandon Conway Stops By True Star

Singer Brandon Conway stops by the True Star office to share his journey into music.

TikTok singing sensation Brandon Conway recently stopped by the True Star headquarters to share his story and his vocals. The Watkinsville, GA., native rose to fame when the viral TikTok video of him singing Michael Jackson’s “The Way You Make Me Feel” accumulated over 34 million views. They may look nothing alike, but Conway is literally the twin of Jackson when it comes to vocals. Many would agree that the two sound exactly alike.

“It’s nice being compared to MJ because not too many people can,” said Conway. “MJ was an inspiration to me growing up and being able to meet his son is a blessing.”

Even though Conway may sound like Jackson, he describes his own songs as R&B-chill with a little pop. “Michael Jackson was my inspiration growing up so of course I’m going to use his style but turn it into my own.”

Before going viral, Conway had what some would consider a unique occupation. “I was a cattle hauler,” he said. “That’s what I did for a living and the video really did change my life. This is living proof that one video can completely change your life.”

Conway also shared the reason behind making the viral video. “I was at the club and a friend of mine mentioned they knew T-Pain. They called up T-Pain and he said he wanted me to make a video of me singing.  So when I made it, he said the video wasn’t great and very blurry. So I went outside to remake it, and the rest was history.”

Once the video accumulated over a million views he began taking his talents to the big stage performing for the “The Jennifer Hudson Show,” opening for UFC and meeting Mike Tyson. Conway stated, “The experience is amazing. I got a chance to perform at Prince Jackson’s birthday and that was one of the best experiences I ever had.”

Conway blew the True Star staff away when he blessed us with acappella snippets of Jackson’s song “Human Nature” and his own new music. Watch the interview below on our YouTube channel at True Star Media, and be sure to check out Conway’s debut song “Risk It All,” now on all streaming platforms.

By Christopher Lockridge

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Written by Christopher Lockridge

Hey. I'm Lock and I'm a very chill person. I adapt to my environment and I'm unpredictable, so expect the unexpected. 

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