PICS: PartyNextDoor at Viejas Arena

PartyNextDoor brought -- what else? -- an alt-R&B/hip-hop party through Viejas Arena on Sunday, Nov. 5, while opening for Halsey and Charli XCX.

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Alex Matthews
The Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter and producer was born Jahron Anthony Brathwaite.
Alex Matthews
He began making electronic-infused R&B under his real name in 2006.
Alex Matthews
Soon thereafter though, Brathwaite took his stage name -- sometimes abbreviated as PND -- from a FL Studio program audio filter setting called "PartyNextDoor."
Alex Matthews
At 18 years old, he signed a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell as a songwriter.
Alex Matthews
Later, he met OVO Sound co-founders Oliver El-Khatib and Drake, and was eventually signed to their label. The announcement was made with the release of his debut OVO single "Make a Mil" on Drake's blog.
Alex Matthews
His debut self-titled mixtape was released in July 2013 and entered the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart at No. 6. PND appeared on Drake's third studio album, "Nothing Was the Same" -- performing background vocals on the songs "Own It" and "Come Thru."
Alex Matthews
His debut studio album "PartyNextDoor Two" was released in 2014 by OVO Sound and Warner Bros. The next year, he produced three songs on Drake's album "If You're Reading This It's Too Late": "Legend," "Preach," and "Wednesday Night Interlude."
Alex Matthews
PND earned his first No. 1 hit as a songwriter last year when Rihanna released "Work" off her eighth studio album, "Anti." It stayed at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for nine consecutive weeks.
Alex Matthews
"PartyNextDoor 3," PND's second studio album, was released on Aug. 12, 2016 and featured the singles "Not Nice" and "Come and See Me."
Alex Matthews
According to interview with R&B star Jeremih, there are plans in the works to release a joint PartyNextDoor/Jeremih album at some point, but no specific date has been announced yet.
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