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Montell Jordan (born December 3, 1968 in Los Angeles, California) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and record producer. Jordan was the first R&B artist signed to the Def Jam label, and became the main male artist on its Def Soul imprint until leaving the label in 2003. December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Nickname: City of Angels Official website: http://www. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... LeAnn Rimes singing in concert A singer is a type of musician who uses his or her voice to produce music. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Def Jam Recordings is an American based hip-hop record label that operates as a part of The Island Def Jam Music Group, which is owned by Universal Music Group. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Biography

Jordan's first single was the 1995 #1 hit single "This Is How We Do It", and defined his hip hop soul musical style. "The is How We Do It" and its follow-up, "Somethin' 4 Da Honeyz", show a strong hip hop influence, and Jordan's material fit alongside the rest of Def Jam's output. Future hits would include "Let's Ride" with Master P in 1998 and "Get It on Tonite" in 1999. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Hip hop music (also referred to as rap or rap music) is a style of popular music. ... Master P publicity photo. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


Jordan left Def Soul in 2003 and released the album Life After Def on Koch Records. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Koch Entertainment is an American entertainment company, based out of New York City and Nashville, Tennessee. ...


Besides crafting his own material, Jordan has written and produced for a number of outside artists, including Christina Milian, 98 Degrees, Deborah Cox ("Nobody's Supposed to Be Here", 1998), and Sisqó (the #1 hit "Incomplete", 2000). 98 Degrees was an American boy band consisting of four vocalists: brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, as well as Justin Jeffre and Jeff Timmons. ... Deborah Cox, as pictured on her self titled debut album from 1995 Deborah Cox (born July 13, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian R&B/pop singer, whose 1998 song Nobodys Supposed to be Here was the longest-running number one single in the history of Billboard magazine... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Sisqo on the cover of his 1999 LP Unleash the Dragon. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Jordan is a Christian and now appears on TBN.


Jordan is a graduate of Pepperdine University in California, where he received a bachelor's degree in communication.


Jordan is also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.


He also had a cameo in The Fighting Temptations. The Fighting Temptations is a 2003 comedy film. ...


Discography

Albums

Def Soul releases
  • 1995: This is How We Do It
  • 1996: More...
  • 1998: Let's Ride
  • 1999: Get It On...Tonite
  • 2002: Montell Jordan
Koch release
  • 2003: Life After Def

Def Jam Recordings is an American based hip-hop record label that operates as a part of The Island Def Jam Music Group, which is owned by Universal Music Group. ... Koch Entertainment is an American entertainment company, based out of New York City and Nashville, Tennessee. ...

Singles

  • 1995: "This is How We Do It" (US #1)
  • 1995: "Somethin' 4 Da Honeyz" (US #21)
  • 1995: "Daddy's Home"
  • 1996: "Falling" (featuring Flesh-N-Bone) (US #18)
  • 1996: "I Like" (US #28)
  • 1997: "What's on Tonight" (US #21)
  • 1998: "I Can Do That" (US #14)
  • 1998: "Let's Ride" (featuring Master P) (US #2)
  • 1999: "Get It on Tonite" (a remix featuring LL Cool J) (US #4, UK #15)
  • 2000: "Once Upon a Time"
  • 2001: "You Must Have Been"
  • 2003: "Supa Star"

This Is How We Do It is a 1995 song by American R&B singer Montell Jordan. ... Image:Fleshbone. ... Master P publicity photo. ... James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968) is an American hip hop artist better known by his stage name, LL Cool J (Ladies Love Cool James). He is best known for romantic ballads like I Need Love as well as hardcore rap like I Cant Live Without My Radio. ...

Various Artists

Jock Jams volume 2 was the 2nd album in the Jock Jams series. ...

Awards & nominations

1995

  • 1995 MTV Video Music Award nominations for Best Dance Video ("This Is How We do It") and Best Rhythm & Blues Video ("This Is How We do It") [1]
  • 1995 Grammy Award nomination for Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance - Male ("This Is How We Do It") [2]

The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music...

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Montell Jordan album review (677 words)
On both tracks, Montell should have made the baseline funkier and the piano keys more striking, instead we are subjected to the monotonous repetitive sound of a guitar and piano.
Montell is now on his fifth album and over the year's as he has grown older, his musical style seems to have mellowed out.
Montell is an established artist, but I predict moderate sales for this album, partly because of the average sounding beats.
Montell Jordan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (379 words)
Montell Du'Sean Jordan (born December 3, 1968 in Los Angeles, California) is an American RandB singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Montell Jordan attended Pepperdine University in California, where he received a bachelor's degree in communication and joined Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.
Jordan's first single was the 1995 #1 hit single "This Is How We Do It," and defined his hip hop soul musical style.
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