Levert

Genres: R&B / Soul
Descriptive "tags": soul rnb levert male vocalist new jack swing Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Wikipedia

Biography

From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, contemporary R&B band LeVert derived their name from the surname of brothers Sean (28 September 1968, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, d. 30 March 2008, Cleveland, Ohio, USA) and Gerald LeVert (b. 13 July 1966, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, d. 10 November 2006, Cleveland, Ohio, USA), the offspring of O’Jays founder Eddie LeVert. The predominantly vocal trio additionally included school friend Marc Gordon (b. 8 September 1964). Their 1985 debut album, I Get Hot, produced the US R&B hit ‘I’m Still’, but marketing at the small independent Tempre Records failed to satisfy their ambitions. A year later, they signed to Atlantic Records and struck number 1 in the US R&B charts with ‘(Pop, Pop, Pop, Pop) Goes My Mind’, taken from Bloodline. The similarity of Gerald’s voice to that of his father’s was unmistakable, yet LeVert were undoubtedly a product of the 80s with their advanced production techniques...

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