Jamar Rogers – Seven Nation Army – The Voice Audition
Jamar Rogers auditions with ‘Seven Nation Army’ on The Voice Blind Auditions
Jamar was a meth addict and is HIV-positive. He auditioned for American Idol back in Season 8 but was cut. This was an amazing audition! Amazing! Amazing!
Only one coach pressed their button. Who was it?
Watch the video here:
Jamar now works for God’s Love We Deliver in New York City. That’s an amazing charity!
Download: Seven Nation Army
Cee Lo Green chose Jamar!
After the auditions:
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I remember Jamar from American Idol, i was mad he did not make it!! I'm so happy that he is still working towards his dream!!!!!! I am behind him all he way, how brave of him to share his history with the world!!!!!
I definitely remember him from Idol. He never mentioned anything about his drug use or HIV status on Idol, but The Voice seems a bit more "accepting" than Idol when it comes to those kinds of issues. I don't think he sounded as good as I remember, but I look forward to hearing more.
good song! but he actually sounded rough in parts, i understand why only cee lo turned the chair. but goodluck to him.
@J@M HIV and AIDS carries so much stigma you don't go blabbering about it to just about anyone. What he did was very brave. If The Voice doesn't work for him, people will be less willing to give him a job knowing his condition. And if he's been sober for six years, then that would mean it happened before Idol. Think about the possibilities! He could've been Idol's Chris Rene!
@J@M I think he mentions that he's 6 years sober. Which means he was in recovery when he was on Idol, not still using.Guess he (or the idol producers) didn't want to share this story with the public.
@J@M It may have happened before Idol, we don't know.
@laff I don't think so. His storyline on Idol was the best friend of Danny. He was even on the homecoming parade.