Steve Jones of USA Today spoke with Lathun ahead of his debut album’s May 14 release entitled ‘Fortunate’. In addition to being fortunate, the Detroit born singer’s label deal with Motown was ironic. “It’s very ironic that I’m from Detroit and I’m at Motown,” he says. “My mom actually auditioned at Motown years ago. They were interested, but I guess she didn’t want to take on all the work that came with it, and she was starting to raise a family at that time.” Read more.