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Avant

Born: Apr 26, 1978 in Cleveland, OH
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Hailed as the "new voice of ghetto soul" and the first act signed to basketball great Magic Johnson's Magic Johnson Music, Cleveland native Avant (born Myron Avant) debuted in 1998 with the song "Separated," released on Payton Entertainment -- the label operated by his manager, Eric Payton. The single ...Read full biography
Avant
Released: 2008
Label: Capitol
Critics' Rating:
Director was Avant's first number one R&B album -- though it has to be noted that his three previous albums went Top Ten -- yet the singer's fifth album bears the Capitol logo, the first time he has not ...Read full review
Director
Released: 2006
Label: Magic Johnson / Geffen*
Critics' Rating:
On his fourth album, Avant doggedly continues to do his smooth and relaxed thing and delivers his fourth consecutive decent album. Only a lark hit with maximum rotation on urban radio will propel him to ...Read full review