Born Dan August Rigo in Toronto, Canada, August began honing his musician skills as a teenager and taught himself to play keyboard and guitar. His prolific songwriting/production talents soon caught the attention of the mainstream industry, which led to written songs for artists such as J ustin Beiber( “U Smile”) and O ne Direction ( “Gotta Be You”). Since his debut as a recording artist, August has continued to delve into songwriting/artist development through his record label, Summerchild Records, and now prepares to release his latest effort T he Fall Out. On the new record, August partners with guitarist to L ady Gaga, Ricky Tillo, forming the production duo formally known as TheEGOs. With his upcoming release, fans can expect songs that speak to the core of August’s artistry, his innermost thoughts and feelings & his love for music.
In anticipation of the The Fall Out’ s US release, the album currently boasts critical acclaim in both Japan (September 2015) and Canada (November 2015). Fans can also hear Rigo’s latest songwriting success with “Sex You Back To Sleep” as recorded by Chris Brown with rave reviews from VIBE, HYPETRAK, Fuse, Complex, BET, MTV and Billboard. Checkout our latest interview with August !