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Keith Sweat

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22, 1961
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
22, 1961 (age 60)
New York City, NY


R&B and soul singer who helped create the fusion genre New Jack Swing. He has played with a variety of artists, including Silk.

Before Fame

He started his musical career in the 1975 band Jamilah.


His largest solo album, Make It Last Forever, sold three million copies.

Family Life

He was the son of a factory worker and a hairdresser. He has three daughters and three sons. He was married to Lisa Wu Hartwell from 1992 until 2002; she is the mother of two of his sons.

Associated With

He and LL Cool J collaborated on his 1991 song "Why Me Baby."