Raheem Devaughn Biography

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Birth Name: Raheem DeVaughn
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Years Active: 2002-present
Genres: R&B, Neo Soul


Raheem DeVaughn is an American singer and songwriter. His debut album released on Jive Records, “The Love Experience” (2005), reached No. 46 on the Billboard 200 album chart selling around 250,000 units. It featured the singles "Guess Who Loves You More" and "You." His second album Love Behind the Melody was released in January 2008. It features the singles "Woman," and "Customer". The album debuted at number five on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling about 45,000 copies in its first week. DeVaughn was nominated for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance at the 2008 Grammy Awards for the single "Woman". In 2008, he was featured on T-Pain's song; “Reality Show” from the album “Thr33 Ringz.” The song also featured Jay Lyriq and Musiq Soulchild. His song "You" was featured in the Grand Theft Auto IV video game. “The Love & War MasterPeace,” his third studio album was released March 2, 2010 on Jive Records. The album was also released as a deluxe edition with an additional disc of bonus material. Recording sessions for the album took place during 2008 to 2009 and production was handled primarily by Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez. The album debuted at number nine on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, selling 45,000 copies in its first week. It also entered at number three on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and it reached number 11 on Billboard's Digital Albums chart. The album has sold over 76,563 copies in the United States. The first single for the album, "Bulletproof," was released on September 22, 2009, and features rapper Ludacris. "Lyin To Myself" was released promotionally on December 1, 2009.




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