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Born: May 23, 1973 in Brooklyn, NY
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Along with fellow founders D'Angelo and Erykah Badu, Maxwell was enormously important in defining and shaping the neo-soul movement that rose to prominence over the latter half of the '90s. Drawing his greatest inspiration from the concept of the R&B auteur (looking to artists like Prince, Marvin Gaye, ...Read full biography
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite
Released: 1996
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Maxwell's debut offers up a sophisticated and stylized take on late-'60s and early-'70 soul. Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, Al Green, and the like are subtly referenced over the course of these 11 tracks of wide-screen ...Read full review
Released: 2009
Label: Columbia
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Maxwell spent part of the eight years between his third and fourth studio albums walking the Earth, attempting to experience a life resembling that of a human. One of neo-soul's most visible faces, along ...Read full review
Jill Scott, Maxwell return to re-branded Essence
Jan 8, 9:47 AM EST
Essence Fest gets new name; lineup includes Jill Scott, Maxwell, New Edition, Keyshia Cole
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Dec 6, 6:39 AM EST
Morgan James shows old soul on Nina Simone tribute; starring in upcoming 'Motown: The Musical'
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Nov 28, 7:20 AM EST
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