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

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