is poised to be one of the music industry’s next great talents. Jacob’s humble beginnings took him from the choir loft of his hometown church, to winning over the hearts of over thirty million television viewers weekly. His Rendition of "God Bless the Child" was considered by the judges to be "the best ever" on American Idol. Subsequent performances of the Motown classic "You're All I Need to Get By" and "A House is Not a Home" drew critical acclaim that garnered comparisons to musical icons Aretha Franklinand Luther Vandross.
Prior to being the fifth place finisher on American Idol Season Ten, Jacob was featured in numerous plays across the country and worked with late west coast Hip Hop pioneerNate Dogg, who collaborated with Dr. Dre, Tupac and Snoop Dogg throughout his illustrious career. Jacob often credits Nate for launching his musical journey. Within the last year, Jacob has performed with Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, India Arie, and gospel star Kirk Franklin, and has recorded with super-producers Tricky Stewart, Rodney Jerkins, Ray Chew, Harvey Mason Jr. and the legendary Don Was.
Recently Jacob dusted off his theater chops to appear in various productions alongside: Marla Gibbs, Lucie Arnaz, Jackée Harry, Loretta Devine, Darius McCrary, Lou Christie, and Mary Wilson just to name a few. He was also afforded the opportunity to perform alongside industry Veteran, Joe Morton, one of his theatrical inspirations, in the show "Turn Me Loose". A talented singer, songwriter, and actor, Jacob Lusk has proven to be a triple threat in the entertainment industry and this "New Sound Of Compton" is now prepared to take his uniquely distinguished sound to the world with new music launching in 2018.