He is the New Orleans born son of a preacher, Bishop Paul S. Morton. PJ Morton is a rising star under the Young Money record label that boasts artists such as Drake and Nicki Minaj. Coincidentally, “New Orleans” happens to be the name of his debut album under the Young Money label.
Morton is no stranger to musical success. He has had three albums prior to signing with Young Money. His trophy case includes a Grammy for a collaboration with India.Arie, as well as Dove and Stellar awards won in 2008. Morton won the Grammy for his work on the song, Interested, while a junior at Morehouse College.