Rap singer's Number One hit was You Make Me Wanna in 1997.
He started singing in his church choir at age nine.
His last name is Raymond, and he is widely considered to be the King of R&B.
He got married to Tameka Foster on August 3, 2007, and they had two children together.
He worked to help newcomer Justin Bieber rise to fame with their collaboration song, Somebody To Love.