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Raphael Saadiq – R&B + Hip-Hop Artists From Oakland

Raphael Saadiq
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When it comes to soulful crooning, look no further than Raphael Saadiq. The singer-songwriter has achieved plenty of success both as a solo artist and a group member with Tony! Toni! Toné!

The Oakland artist has four studio albums under his belt, including the 2008 Grammy-nominated album, 'The Way I See It,' and his latest, 'Stone Rollin...

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