“I am a soldier. Although I’m no longer serving, I still see myself as a soldier, still honoring the red white and blue,” says Raymond when asked about his inspiration behind his latest single, Red White and Blue. “ I remembered the feeling of coming home from training, how overwhelming it was. I wanted to recapture that moment in this song.” Red, White and Blue is one of a long list of production accolades coming from the young singer. Hailing from the city of Dillon, South Carolina, Williams remembers his early inspirations growing up in the South. His grandmother introduced him to musical greats like Luther and Patti and he was instantly drawn to the music. His fascination compelled him to begin singing in the church, and later audition for talent shows around surrounding areas.