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Adult contemporary R&B singer/songwriter/producer Dwele grew up on Detroit's west side, listening to soul music from Motown visionaries Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye as well as jazz on the radio. Born Andwele Gardner, he began writing songs at the age of ten, after his father was murdered outside his home, and attended Cody High in Detroit. Dwele spent a year studying music at Wayne State but then opted for an informal education, making music at his home while living in Dearborn and working for AAA. His demo tape, 1998's The Rize, made waves around the Motor City, and he spent time collaborating with Detroit hip-hop group Slum Village and Philadelphia rapper Bahamadia. Signed to Virgin on the strength of his songwriting and performance skills, Dwele released Subject in mid-2003 and cemented his appeal with European audiences (he was a favorite on Gilles Peterson's influential Radio 1 program) with a tour that summer. His second album, Some Kinda..., followed in 2005 and reached the Top 10 of the R&B chart. A couple years later, he provided the hook on Kanye West's hit single "Flashing Lights" and signed to Koch/eOne to release Sketches of a Man (2008) and W.ants W.orld W.omen (2010). Both albums maintained the singer's streak of Top Ten R&B albums. Greater Than One (2012), also released on eOne, featured some of his breeziest, most pleasing grooves. ~ John Bush
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  1.   Song
  2.   What's Not To Love?
  3.   Find a Way
  4.   What Profit
  5.   I Think I Love You
  6.   Some Kinda
  7.   Know Your Name
  8.   Weekend Love
  9.   A Pimp's Dream
  10.   Old Lovas
  11.   Money Don't Mean a Thing
  12.   Subject
  13.   Hold On
  14.   Kick Out of You
  15.   Without You
  16.   Wake the Baby
  17.   Let Your Hair Down
  18.   Lay It Down
  19.   Truth
  20.   Day at a Time
  21.   Sho Ya Right
  22.   Free As A Bird
  23.   I Think I Love U
  24.   What You Gotta Do by Raheem DeVaughn
  25.   I Understand
  26.   Vain
  27.   Love Ultra
  28.   Flapjacks
  29.   Dodgin' Your Phone
  30.   Must Be featuring Black Milk
  31.   This Love
  32.   Wants (Intro)
  33.   I Wish
  34.   Hold On by Kanye West
  35.   A.N.G.E.L. (Interlude)
  36.   You Don't Love Me
  37.   Kissing Game
  38.   Love Triangle
  39.   Obey
  40.   My People
  41.   Dodgin' Your Phone/Smoke Up the Back (Interlude) featuring David Banner
  42.   "More Than A" (Interlude)
  43.   Body Rock
  44.   I'm Sorry (Wake The Musical Baby)
  45.   Spiritual
  46.   70's
  47.   You Won't Be Lonely
  48.   Brandi
  49.   Workin' On It
  50.   Feels So Good
  51.   Count Back (Hope It's Not My Bab)
  52.   Continuation
  53.   Lady at Mahogany
  54.   Twuneanunda
  55.   Continued/Holla
  56.   She's A Star
  57.   Greater Than One Less Than Three
  58.   Takes 2 2 Tango
  59.   Frankly My Dear (I'm Bennett I Ain't Innit)
  60.   Love You Right
  61.   Grown
  62.   Dim the Lights
  63.   Detroit Sunrise
  64.   I'm Cheatin'
  65.   A Few Reasons (Truth Pt. 2)
  66.   Blow Your Mind
  67.   Some Kinda Prelude (...and So It Is) by Poppa Yo
  68.   Caught Up
  69.   Women (Intro)
  70.   Poppa Yo (Intro)
  71.   Patrick Ronald by Monica Blaire
  72.   Swank by Monica Blaire
  73.   Going Leaving
  74.   World (Intro)
  75.   Hangover
  76.   Give Me a Chance
  77.   Shady
  78.   Travelin' Girl
  79.   Open Your Eyes
  80.   Sketches Of A Man (Intro)
  81.   Keep On by Slum Village
  82.   My Lova/Movement
  83.   Whoomp (Interlude)
  84.   Special
  85.   If You Want To
  86.   How I Deal
  87.   I Wanna
  88.   Five Dolla Mic

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