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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.   Wake the Baby
  6.   Lay It Down
  7.   Know Your Name
  8.   Truth
  9.   A Pimp's Dream
  10.   Without You
  11.   Hold On
  12.   Day at a Time
  13.   Some Kinda
  14.   I Think I Love You
  15.   Kick Out of You
  16.   Subject
  17.   Weekend Love
  18.   Let Your Hair Down
  19.   Old Lovas
  20.   Sho Ya Right
  21.   Money Don't Mean a Thing
  22.   I'm Cheatin'
  23.   You Don't Love Me
  24.   A.N.G.E.L. (Interlude)
  25.   Greater Than One Less Than Three
  26.   Women (Intro)
  27.   Wants (Intro)
  28.   I Understand
  29.   Love Ultra
  30.   Some Kinda Prelude (...and So It Is) by Poppa Yo
  31.   Twuneanunda
  32.   Whoomp (Interlude)
  33.   Patrick Ronald by Monica Blaire
  34.   This Love
  35.   Takes 2 2 Tango
  36.   Obey
  37.   Special
  38.   I Wish
  39.   Hangover
  40.   Dim the Lights
  41.   "More Than A" (Interlude)
  42.   70's
  43.   Free As A Bird
  44.   Hold On by Kanye West
  45.   Continuation
  46.   How I Deal
  47.   Poppa Yo (Intro)
  48.   Going Leaving
  49.   If You Want To
  50.   I'm Sorry (Wake The Musical Baby)
  51.   Spiritual
  52.   Brandi
  53.   Sketches Of A Man (Intro)
  54.   A Few Reasons (Truth Pt. 2)
  55.   My People
  56.   You Won't Be Lonely
  57.   Count Back (Hope It's Not My Bab)
  58.   Caught Up
  59.   Must Be featuring Black Milk
  60.   Lady at Mahogany
  61.   She's A Star
  62.   Love Triangle
  63.   Swank by Monica Blaire
  64.   What You Gotta Do by Raheem DeVaughn
  65.   Frankly My Dear (I'm Bennett I Ain't Innit)
  66.   World (Intro)
  67.   Love You Right
  68.   I Wanna
  69.   Give Me a Chance
  70.   Dodgin' Your Phone/Smoke Up the Back (Interlude) featuring David Banner
  71.   Detroit Sunrise
  72.   Vain
  73.   Shady
  74.   Travelin' Girl
  75.   Open Your Eyes
  76.   Blow Your Mind
  77.   Feels So Good
  78.   My Lova/Movement
  79.   Continued/Holla
  80.   Grown
  81.   Body Rock
  82.   Flapjacks
  83.   Five Dolla Mic
  84.   Keep On by Slum Village
  85.   Dodgin' Your Phone
  86.   I Think I Love U
  87.   Kissing Game
  88.   Workin' On It

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