|Genres:||R&B / Soul|
|Tags:||rnb soul dave hollister r and b gospel rhythm and blues male vocalists|
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Chicago, Illinois, USA. This journeyman R&B singer-songwriter first appeared on releases by artists such as Mary J. Blige and 2Pac, in addition to providing vocals on several soundtrack albums. Hollisters big break was as an original member of Teddy Rileys BLACKstreet. After appearing on the swingbeat quartets seminal 1994 debut, Hollister left to pursue a solo career which has seen him blending smooth soul vocals with a resolutely old-fashioned anti-player image. He debuted for the DreamWorks label with 1999s Ghetto Hymns, which included the minor hit Baby Mama Drama. The following years Chicago 85 The Movie was a more impressive set, keying into the success of urban soul contemporaries such as R. Kelly and Joe, even down to a retread of the latters agenda setting Dont Wanna Be A Player on I Dont Want To Be A Hustler. Hollister subsequently signed a new recording...