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Born: Oct 18, 1982 in Camden, AR
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Ne-Yo was one of the most successful songwriters and artists of the 2000s. His breakthrough didn't come until late 2004, as the co-songwriter of Mario's "Let Me Love You," a number one Hot 100 hit that Billboard later determined to be the eighth most successful single of the decade. By the close of 2009, ...Read full biography
In My Own Words
Released: 2006
Label: Def Jam
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Shaffer Smith has been writing material for mainstream acts since the tail end of the '90s, when he was barely old enough to drive. In 2004, after he adopted the name Ne-Yo -- a sensible move since his ...Read full review
Year of the Gentleman
Released: 2008
Label: Aaom
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Apart from a little more drama, a notion set with the desperate urgency of opening track "Closer," not much makes Year of the Gentleman, Ne-Yo's third album in as many years, all that different from In ...Read full review
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