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Anita Baker

Born: Jan 26, 1958 in Toledo, OH
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: With her classy, refined brand of romantic soul, Anita Baker was one of the definitive quiet storm singers of the '80s. Gifted with a strong, supple alto, Baker was influenced not only by R&B, but jazz, gospel, and traditional pop, which gave her music a distinctly adult sophistication. Smooth and mellow, ...Read full biography
Released: 1986
Label: Atlantic Records
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Released: 1986
Label: Elektra
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Though Anita Baker got some airplay out of The Songstress, that promising solo debut didn't bring her financial security. In fact, Baker was earning her living as a legal secretary in her native Detroit ...Read full review
Arrest warrant for singer Anita Baker is dismissed
Mar 24, 9:53 AM EST
Judge dismisses arrest warrant for Grammy-winning singer Anita Baker in Michigan civil lawsuit
Arrest warrant issued for singer Anita Baker
Mar 21, 8:16 AM EST
Arrest warrant issued for Grammy-winning R&B singer Anita Baker in Michigan civil lawsuit