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

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