We were first introduced to Raheem DeVaughn in 2005 with his debut album The Love Experience and ten years later his incredible lyrics and soulful tunes still sits high on our musical palate.

His latest album Love Sex Passion shows that the self-proclaimed “love king” hasn’t lost his knack for the sexy. His mix of old school tunes and contemporary lyrics leave women feel liberated and appreciated — a feeling not to popular in some of today’s music.

Drawing comparisons to Dwele, Marvin Gaye and Donny Hathaway, the D.C. native and three-time Grammy nominated singer is the son of  renowned jazz musician, Abdul Wadud, so it’s no wonder why he confidently moves throughout the industry with such ease and

His signature contemporary vocal style and smooth harmonies range from socially conscious to crazy sexy and is yet another reason why Raheem is sure to be around for a while.

Watch his latest video to his hit Temperature Rising below:

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#Forward20: Raheem DeVaughn, The Socially Conscious King Of R&B Soul  was originally published on