Keith Sweat

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R&B Singer
Date of Birth July 22, 1961
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Age 59 years old
Horoscope Cancer

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Keith Sweat

Keith Douglas Sweat is an American singer, songwriter, and an early figure in the new jack swing musical movement. He is known for his collection of hits including "I Want Her", "Make It Last Forever", "I'll Give All My Love to You", "Make You Sweat", "Get Up on It", "Twisted" and "Nobody". He has released 13 solo albums and 2 as a part of the R&B supergroup LSG, and discovered the groups Silk and Kut Klose.

Birth name: Keith Douglas Sweat
Born: July 22, 1961, Harlem, New York City
Genres: R&B, soul, new jack swing, hip hop, urban
Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, radio personality
Instruments: Vocals, bass guitar, keyboards, drums
Years active: 1975–present
Labels: KEIA, Stadium, Vintertainment, Elektra, Atco, Rhino, Kedar, E1, RED, Sony
Associated acts: LSG, Kut Klose, Silk, Charlie Wilson, Dru Hill, Lisa Lopes, Medina Lewis, GQ, Ol' Skool, Teddy Riley
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About Keith Sweat

R&B and soul singer who helped create the fusion genre New Jack Swing. He has played with a variety of artists, including Silk.

Before Fame

He started his musical career in the 1975 band Jamilah.


His largest solo album, Make It Last Forever, sold three million copies.

Family Life

He was the son of a factory worker and a hairdresser. He has three daughters and three sons. He was married to Lisa Wu Hartwell from 1992 until 2002; she is the mother of two of his sons.


He and LL Cool J collaborated on his 1991 song "Why Me Baby."

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