|Genres:||R&B / Soul|
|Tags:||neo-soul soul rnb neo soul motown male vocalists|
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4 December 1971, Savannah, Georgia, USA. This singer-songwriter was one of the new wave of acoustic-based R&B/soul singers to emerge from Atlanta, Georgia in the early 00s. David grew up in Savannah, Georgia, and served in the first Gulf War during a spell in the US Army. He moved to Atlanta at the end of the 90s to pursue his dream of becoming a recording artist. While there he teamed up with another budding singer India.Arie, and the duo began writing together and performing on the local soul circuit. When Aries fortunes rose with a major label contract he worked on her 2001 debut, Acoustic Soul, and joined her backing group on a worldwide tour. The higher profile resulting from the Arie association led to a solo recording contract with the Brash Music label, with Davids debut, 3 Chords & The Truth, appearing in 2004. The album attracted a positive response from the US music press, with particular attention paid to Davids narrative...