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

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