Raheem DeVaughn Has the Number One R&B Album

Courtesy of raheemdevaughn.com
Courtesy of raheemdevaughn.com

Raheem DeVaughn‘s Love Sex Passion is Number 1 on the Top R&B Albums chart. The album sold 13,000 copies in its debut week, and it also reached the Number 5 position on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The project is led by the hit single “Queen,” which peaked at Number 10 on the Adult R&B Songs chart. Love Sex Passion is DeVaughn’s fifth studio album, and his others projects include The Love Experience, Love Behind the Melody, The Love & War MasterPeace, and A Place Called Love Land. To date, all of his albums have debuted in the Top 10 of the R&B charts. Some of the R&B singer’s most recognized songs include “Guess Who Loves You More,” “You,” “Customer,” and “Woman.” DeVaughn will be heading out with Ledisi on The Intimate Truth Tour, which will kick off this month. 

Tonight, DeVaughn and Ledisi will perform at Club Nokia in Los Angeles (CA). The tour will also make stops in Fresno (CA), Oakland (CA), Houston (TX), Tulsa (OK), Cleveland (OH), Detroit (MI), Baltimore (MD), and several other cities in North America. Ledisi’s Intimate Truth Tour currently has 23-dates scheduled in the US, and Leela James is also expected to join the tour. Raheem DeVaughn, Marsha Ambrosius, and Dwele will perform at an event entitled Soul Sessions: A Night of Neo Soul, which will take place at the DeVos Performance Hall on May 24th. 

Marsha Ambrosius is most-known for being the other half of the duo Floetry. The duo had a few major radio hits, which include “Floetic,” Say Yes” and “Getting Late.” Floetry’s studio albums Floetic and Flo’Ology faired well on the US music charts, and the duo respectively sold 1.5 million records worldwide. Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart parted ways in 2007, and both embarked on their solo careers. Stewart recently announced the duo is planning a Floetry tour this year. “There’s a reunion coming up. Marsha and I are doing a lot of planning, getting things together,” Stewart said during a recent interview (via All Hip Hop). Floetry reunited on stage last year in London, which marked their first performance together since 2006. Marsha and I touched a stage in December for the first time in eight years, and it was like autopilot,” Stewart said. 

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