Known as The King of Freestyle who heavily influenced Latin freestyle and Hi-NRG 1980s dance musician in the Miami scene.
He was employed as a fast-food worker and a car washer before finding national success with the club hit "Party Your Body" from 1987. He followed this release with the Top 40 hits "I Wanna Be the One," "In My Eyes," and "Love Me For Life," in 1989.
His best-known hit was the album Love & Emotion, which featured the chart-topping hit, "Because I Love You (The Postman Song)," from 1990.
His family was residing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida when he was born.
He and R&B singer Karyn White both experienced R&B chart success in the late 1980s and early 1990s.