R&B musician Shaliek Rivers, who have counts Stevie Question and Donny Hathaway among his affects, was briefly signed to General, where he released the one “Get 2 Find out Ya” (featuring Juvenile) in 2005. Studio room period was spent collaborating with Alicia Tips and Rockwilder, aswell much like Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, however the label offer did not skillet out for the Bronx indigenous. Rivers subsequently had written songs for Time26 and Jordan Knight, and he ultimately signed a single cope with the Pendulum label. In 2012, magazines such as Substance and Billboard required see and included Streams — who, at that time, was heading by his 1st name just — in features about upcoming performers. The following 12 months, Streams released the soul-baring ballad “DAYS GONE BY” before Blood Perspiration Tears, his debut recording.