Maxwell - biography, date of birth, place of birth, filmography, clips.
Gerald Maxwell Riviera is an American singer and actor. He became one of the first performers of neo-soul, along with D'Angelo and Erykah Badu. Maxwell played a huge role in the formation of this genre of music and its formation in the 90s. A key element of his style is the recurring theme of monogamy in the songs, which positively distinguished him from other performers.
The artist's parents are a native of the Caribbean and Puerto Rican. Although Maxwell, at the age of 9, already studied in the choir at the church, and began his musical career at the age of 17, writing his songs and selecting music for them on a donated Casio keyboard panel. He was inspired by old school R&B representatives such as Stevie Wonder, Prince, Marvin Gaye. The way up turned out to be thorny, classmates ridiculed him for a long time. However, already at the age of 21, Gerald signed his first contract with the Columbia record company. The first album did not bring the artist significant popularity, however, the real debut caused the single from the second album Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder). This song became a hit, which brought popularity to Maxwell himself and his album. As a result, more than 2 million copies were sold, which made the album double platinum and earned a Grammy nomination.
The next important stage was a concert on MTV with several of his songs and covers. At that time several million viewers could watch Maxwell. The album from this performance was MTV Unplugged, which was important for the popularity and development of the artist. Creativity continued with the following albums Embrya (1998), Now (2001), BLACKsummers'night (2009). By the end of 2015, the singer plans to finish another album.
Maxwell has brown eyes, naturally dark hair, dark skin and full lips. The shape of the face is oval, the forehead is medium, the hair is curly, hard. Gerald Maxwell Riviera does not change hair color, giving preference to natural. The actor has a medium straight nose and a rounded chin. Gerald Maxwell Riviera sometimes wears glasses, sometimes drops his mustache and beard. The height of the actor (11) is 171 cm, no tattoos.
Zodiac sign - Gemini (05/23/1973)
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