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

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