Keeping soul alive: singer Maxwell talks Black music

Just like one of his biggest hits, “Fortunate,” singer Maxwell has definitely been fortunate throughout his career. The three-time Grammy winner says he’s proud of the music he makes.  

Shaking and grabbing his trademark afro, Maxwell said, “I’m extremely touched by the fact that someone with all of this nonsense going on could be in the R&B world.” 

The East New York, Brooklyn native’s love songs have a distinct and seductive sound that stand the test of time.

Quite a few have become wedding songs, including “Fortunate,” “Ascension” and “Pretty Wings.”  

The R&B star is still pretty surprised couples use the breakup song “Pretty Wings” for weddings.

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