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Raphael Saadiq

Raphael Saadiq Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1966
Place of Birth Oakland, California
Age 55 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
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Raphael Saadiq

Raphael Saadiq is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He rose to fame as a member of the multiplatinum group Tony! Toni! Toné! In addition to his solo and group career, he has also produced songs for such artists as Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Joss Stone, D'Angelo, TLC, En Vogue, Kelis, Mary J. Blige, Ledisi, Whitney Houston, Solange Knowles and John Legend. Music critic Robert Christgau has called Saadiq the "preeminent R&B artist of the '90s". Saadiq and D'Angelo were occasional members of The Ummah, a music production collective, composed of members Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammad of the hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest, and J Dilla of Slum Village. Saadiq is also a co-founder of independent video game developer IllFonic, which developed Friday the 13th: The Game. Saadiq has released five solo albums, including the critically acclaimed retro-styled The Way I See It and Stone Rollin'.

Birth name Charles Ray Wiggins
Born May 14, 1966
Origin Oakland, California, U.S.
Genres R&B, soul, progressive soul
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer
Instruments Vocals, bass guitar, guitar, keyboards
Years active 1983–present
Labels Columbia, Pookie, Universal
Associated acts Tony! Toni! Toné, Lucy Pearl, Adrian Marcel, Jake and the Phatman, Joi, Joss Stone, John Legend, Kelis, Kid Cudi, Solange Knowles
Website Raphael Saadiq's Official site
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About Raphael Saadiq

Singer, musician, and producer who has worked with artists such as Joss Stone and Mary J. Blige. He was a member of Tony! Toni! Toné!, a multi-Platinum-certified group.

Raphael Saadiq before fame

He started playing bass when he was six years old and later auditioned for Prince's Parade tour where he learned a lot about the music industry.

Achievement of Raphael Saadiq

His album The Way I See It was nominated for three Grammy Awards and was voted Best Album on iTunes in 2008.

Raphael Saadiq family life

He has three siblings, two of whom died at young ages. He was in a fourteen year long relationship with his girlfriend, and after the couple split they remained friends.

Associations of Raphael Saadiq

He has been compared to Stevie Wonder.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Raphael Saadiq

  • Musicians from Oakland, California
  • American hip hop singers
  • African-American male singers

Latest information about Raphael Saadiq updated on June 14 2021.

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