WHO IS AUSTIN CRUTE?
Austin Crute is an up-and-coming singer, songwriter, producer, and actor from Atlanta, Georgia.
After starring as 'Black Justin Bieber' on Donald Glover’s Emmy Award-winning TV series Atlanta, Crute has become well-known for his undeniable talent and electrifying personality, as he continues to exhibit and develop his multitude of skill and artistry that spans across music, film & tv, and musical theater.
The 22-year-old NYU student is a former contestant on The Hub’s reality show Majors and Minors, and dropped his sophomore mixtape Deutschland this past summer. Entirely self-written and self-produced, the tape was praised by HotNewHipHop as a “genre-bending work of art that puts Crute’s versatility at the forefront.” The leading single “Ungodly,” has been acclaimed by the likes of Billboard.com, Stereogum, and more.
Just before his role on Atlanta, he played the role of Seaweed in an Off-Broadway production of Hairspray. In 2018, he will be appearing in Netflix's upcoming season of Orange is the New Black, as well as Isabel Teitler's new film DISH.