Gregory Porter offically takes center stage after signing a recording contract with Blue Note Records. This deal follows Gregory Porter’s 2010 LP Water, which dropped to a wave of critical acclaim and received a 2011 Grammy nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Porter was buoyed by another Grammy nod in 2012 following the release of his sophomore LP Be Good, when he was nominated for Best Traditional R&B Performance. Porter released both LPs on Motéma Music prior to making the transition to Blue Note, where he has been busy working on his forthcoming third LP. The album will feature production from Brian Bacchus and is scheduled to drop this fall. Check out Gregory Porter’s subway car performance of “Be Good” for NPR below. Head over to The Revivalist to get the full run down on Gregory Porter’s new deal.