Grammy nominated artist makes appearance at C.A. Johnson

COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Grammy nominated artist Musiq Soulchild made a surprise visit with the students at C.A. Johnson Wednesday morning.

SoulChild says someone asked him to come speak to students and he agreed because he was in town.

He says he wants students to learn from his mistake and to stay in and finish school.

"Being inside a building with people who are designed to help you learn about life and the world around you," he says. "Being hard headed took me down a much more challenging path, so I definitely would have now looking at hindsight, stayed in school."

Musiq Soulchild also performed one of his hits "Love" for the students.