bvoc, voc, key, *1946 US, Philadelphia
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of R&B/Soul and Jazz
A.k.a. James Foreman
James Forman (born September 27, 1946), better known by his stage name James Mtume, is an American Grammy Award-winning R&B musician, songwriter and radio personality. He came to prominence working with Miles Davis between 1971 and 1975. Mtume's group, also called Mtume, is perhaps best known for the 1983 R&B hit song "Juicy Fruit", which has been much sampled. Mtume the band also had a Top Five R&B hit with the single "You, Me, and He". He and Mtume band member, fellow musician Reggie Lucas both won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for writing and producing fellow R&B artist Stephanie Mills' top-ten hit, "Never Knew Love Like This Before", for which she also won a Grammy for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
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|Native Son: Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack||James Mtume||1986||Album|
|Rebirth Cycle||James Mtume||1977||Album|