Friday, July 25, 2008

Samuelle

Samuelle (born Grady Samuelle Prater from Sacramento, California) is an R&B singer who is known as a member of R&B group, Club Nouveau.
In 1990, he released his debut solo album, "Living in Black Paradise" which peaked at #37 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart.
He scored his a hit with his first single, "So You Like What You See" which topped Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart for 2 weeks, staying on the chart for 22 weeks and #33 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart.
The follow-up single, "Black Paradise" peaked at #24 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 14 weeks. In 1991, Samuelle was featured on R&B singer Alexander O'Neal's album, "All True Man" on the song, "Midnight Run."
In 1996, Samuelle released with the single, "All That Matters To Me." It's unknown how or if the single ever charted.

After that, it seemed as if he had faded into obscurity, but these days, he continues to perform with Club Nouveau.

To see the music video of "So You Like What You See," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voDiALH96QA

To see the music video for "Black Paradise," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obUVfRlhm_s

To see a fan-made video for "All That Matters To Me," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quJO2esnc_c


[updated on 04\08\2016]

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