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His name is John Wilson, but for performance purposes he goes by his stage name JD Wesley. He has been singing publicly for a little over 25yrs. He started his journey at the age of three within his fathers church Bethlehem Baptist in the Charleston, SC area.
After graduating High School in June 2000 he decided to attend college in Charlotte, NC (Johnson C. Smith University). He march and played the trumpet as well he sang 1st Tenor with the world renowned Concert Choir under the direction of Dr. Bruce A. Thompson (Director of Choral Activities). His major was Sacred Music with a concentration in Vocal Performance.
After College JD got together with old colleagues and help start a band currently known as "The Company"
(www.nocnocproductions.com). In January 2007 JD co-wrote along with the band manager Hanock Hickman a song entitled "A Song for Music" on their debut album "Daybreak"!
JD has performed on stage with various Gospel artist such as; Tamala and David Mann (From the Tyler Perry Hit Plays), Patrick Love, and Kathy Taylor Brown. So Far in the secular music world he has worked with R&B Sensation Meryl Carter, Lee Charm, Hip Hop’s rising star Clap Cognac, and R&B/Soul Diva Melonie Fiona to name a few. JD is currently singing background for the 90's boy band SOLO and is very excited about the release of the groups new project in Summer 2013. His affiliation with the group SOLO afforded him the opportunity to sing happy birthday for the funk diva herself Chaka Khan in March of this year. He has also embarked upon his second theater production entitled “Redemption” by: Karoline Bethea-Jones. Currently the production is slated to re-launch in September 2013.
His networking has generated connections with Major and Independent Labels such as Universal/Motown/SRC Records, Def Jam, & Good Thyme Click/Maxa Music Group! He has embarked upon numerous Collaborations with different Hip Hop/R&B artist in the USA as well as France, Africa, and Germany. JD Wesley is a man of good will and strong faith as well he believes that with hard work his dreams will come true!
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