Keith Sweat

Keith Sweat

Rnb Soul Slow Jams 90s New Jack Swing
Keith Sweat (born Keith Crier on July 22, 1961 in Harlem, New York), is a popular R&B/soul singer, songwriter, record producer and a major contributor to the New jack swing era. Before becoming a recording artist, Sweat worked for the commodities market in the New York Mercantile Exchange. He sang at nightclubs throughout New York City until he was discovered and offered a recording contract with Elektra Records in 1987. Make It Last Forever era: 1985-1993 More Info »

Top Albums

  • Live
    Live
  • Didn't See Me Coming
    Didn't See Me Coming
  • Keith Sweat
    Keith Sweat
  • Nobody
    Nobody
  • The Best of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat
    The Best of Keith Sweat: Make You Sweat
  • Make It Last Forever
    Make It Last Forever
  • I'll Give All My Love To You
    I'll Give All My Love To You
  • Rhino Hi-Five: Keith Sweat
    Rhino Hi-Five: Keith Sweat
  • Still in the Game
    Still in the Game
  • Just Me
    Just Me
  • Ridin' Solo
    Ridin' Solo
  • Keep It Comin'
    Keep It Comin'
  • Get Up On It
    Get Up On It
  • Rebirth
    Rebirth
  • Sweat Hotel
    Sweat Hotel
  • A Christmas Of Love
    A Christmas Of Love
  • Just a Touch
    Just a Touch
  • I Want Her
    I Want Her
  • Sweat Hotel Live
    Sweat Hotel Live
  • Twisted
    Twisted
  • Sweat Hotel - Live
    Sweat Hotel - Live
  • Keith Sweat Live
    Keith Sweat Live
  • I'll Trade A Million Bucks
    I'll Trade A Million Bucks
  • Make you Sweat - The Best of Keith Sweat
    Make you Sweat - The Best of Keith Sweat
  • Test Drive
    Test Drive
  • The Best Of: Make You Sweat
    The Best Of: Make You Sweat
  • (null)
    (null)
  • Welcome to the Sweat Hotel
    Welcome to the Sweat Hotel

Keith Sweat. Artist Bio

Keith Sweat (born Keith Crier on July 22, 1961 in Harlem, New York), is a popular R&B/soul singer, songwriter, record producer and a major contributor to the New jack swing era. Before becoming a recording artist, Sweat worked for the commodities market in the New York Mercantile Exchange. He sang at nightclubs throughout New York City until he was discovered and offered a recording contract with Elektra Records in 1987.

Make It Last Forever era: 1985-1993

Sweat started his musical career as a member of a well known Harlem band called "Jamilah" in 1975. With the help of Jamilah, Sweat was able to hone his craft as a lead singer by performing regionally throughout the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The group was started by Larry Peebles, a talented bass player from 116th Street and Lenox Avenue, and included several members who came in and out of the group; among those included was Gregory Ross, a well known Harlem keyboard player who currently lives and works in the Los Angeles area.

On November 25, 1987, Sweat released his debut album Make It Last Forever, which sold three million copies. The biggest hit from this album was "I Want Her" (#1 R&B/#5 Pop), and the title track from the album was hit #2 on the R&B charts.

Sweat continued to chart fairly well with his sophomore album I'll Give All My Love To You, which hit #6 on the Billboard 200 chart, and Keep It Comin debuted in the Top 20 of the album chart.

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