Armed with relentless determination but no industry connections, Shawn Emanuel launched his career using the art of persuasion and, of course, his natural talent as a contemporary R&B singer and songwriter. After he opened for high-profile artists such as Destiny's Child and Kanye West, he issued a pair of singles for EMI in his native U.K., including the charting "U Better Believe It" (2006). This was followed by a lengthy retreat from the commercial music industry and a promised 2020 return. The son of reggae artist Dixie Peach and a relative of Maxi Priest and Derrick Morgan, Emanuel took an early liking to music, and caught the performing bug while covering Stevie Wonder. During his teens, he cycled through a few groups before he decided to go solo. Within only a few weeks of striking out on his own, he approached Kelly Rowland's ...
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