Phil Thompson signs with J.J. Hairston’s label, Jamestown Music

J.J. Hairston, President of Jamestown Music announced the signing of their first artist, Phil Thompson this week.

A Boston native Thompson has been singing since childhood. However, it wasn’t until he was 30 years old that he discovered his gifting in writing music. Known as the writer behind Ashmont Hill‘s hits, he’s also inked songs for a multitude of artists, including JJ Hairston & Youthful Praise. As Phil steps forward from behind the pen, he is committed to one goal: worship.

“We’re really excited about Phil Thompson, his music, and the direction of Jamestown Music. I believe this is the first of many and we look forward to the partnership with Phil,” says Hairston.

Phil Thompson signs with JamestownCurrently, Thompson’s new single, “My Worship,” is impacting radio and debuted #2 on the Billboard Gospel Songs Chart. Thompson says the song offers up a sacrifice of worship while guiding listeners do the same.

His upcoming album entitled after the debut single, My Worship is scheduled to be released in March of 2018 and will be distributed through Entertainment One.This marks a major milestone for Jamestown Music as Thompson will be the second album released by Jamestown Music after its first release the smash hit, You Deserve It by J.J. Hairston and Youthful Praise.

Watch Thompson’s “My Worship” video:

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