By Tom Sinclair
June 29, 2001 at 04:00 AM EDT

1st Born Second

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It’s easy to be turned off by an R&B newcomer who opens his debut by claiming he’s ”a shining star here to break you off a bomb,” except that this Philly native has the stuff to back his boasts up. He sings (really well), he writes, he produces, he plays a lot of instruments, he collaborates with Dr. Dre. And he’s turned out one of the best nuevo soul albums of the year. One shining star, comin’ atcha.

1st Born Second

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