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

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