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

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