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Keith Sweat

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Keith Sweat (born July 22, 1961 in Harlem, New York), is an American R&B and soul singer. Sweat once worked an ordinary 9-to-5 job for the commodities market in the New York Stock Exchange. He sang at nightclubs until he was discovered in 1987. On November 25, 1987, Sweat released his debut album Make It Last Forever, the biggest hit from this album was I Want Her (#1 R&B/#5 Pop), and the title track from the album was hit #3 on the R&B charts. Make It Last Forever (album) sold three million copies. He continued to chart fairly well on the charts. His sophomore album I'll Give All My Love To You hit #6 on the Billboard 200 chart, and Keep It Comin debuted in the Top 20 of the album chart.

In 1992, Sweat discovered the group Silk and they released their debut album Lose Control, which Sweat had a huge hand in. It hit #7 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The album's single Freak Me hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on May 1, 1993. A little over a year later, Sweat released his fourth album Get Up On It, in the summer of 1994. He followed with Keith Sweat, his self-titled fifth album in 1996. It hit #5 on the Billboard 200; Twisted hit No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and Nobody hit No. 3. Following that release, he formed the R&B super-group LSG with members Gerald Levert and Johnny Gill and released their self-titled debut in 1997. That album featured the hit "My Body" which became a huge hit single.

His success on the charts started to diminish in 2000 when he released Didn't See Me Coming. None of the singles managed to make the Top 40 of the charts. On August 13, 2002, Keith Sweat released his ninth album, Rebirth. Only one single, One on One, charted on the Billboard Hot 100 (#75) and the R&B charts (#44).

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