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A Night of Love

Friday

Feb 9, 2018 – 8:00 PM

25 Lafayette Street
Newark, NJ 07102 Map

  • Keyshia Cole
  • Anthony Hamilton
  • Eric Benet
  • Tamia

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Keyshia Cole: Keyshia Cole broke onto the music scene in 2005 with her debut album, The Way It Is, filling a void in the world of Hip-Hop Soul. She has released a total of four albums, starred in her own reality series, and has garnered the reputation for being one of the hottest live acts in pop music. Keyshia Cole is a R&B storyteller sensation and her concerts are a memorable experience. Don't miss a Keyshia Cole tour date when she visits a venue near you. Use Eventful as your source for Keyshia Cole's concert schedule as tour dates become available.

Keyshia Cole crafted her real lyrics on the streets of Oakland, California. She moved to LA when she was a teenager and scored a recording contract in 2004. She released her debut album, The Way It Is, in 2005 and staying true to the album's title, she connected with audiences through her tales of love, heartbreak, and betrayal. The album went on to sell 1.5 million copies and Cole embarked on the Sweatsuit Tour with Nelly to promote her debut. Cole returned in 2007 with the smash single "Let It Go", featuring Missy Elliot and Lil' Kim. The album, Just Like You, was massively successful and earned her two Grammy nominations the following year. Cole teamed up with Lil Wayne on the I Am Music Tour, which holds the record as the top-grossing hip-hop tour.

Between 2006 and 2008, Cole starred in the BET's hit reality show, Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is. The season finale was watched by nearly three million people and became the highest rated telecast in the history of BET. Cole released Calling All Hearts in 2010 and embarked on the Love Letter Tour with R. Kelly throughout 2011. Cole's 2012 album, Woman to Woman in 2012. The change made a world of difference, and the album placed 7 spots better on the Billboard Top 10 than her previous record. With her albums becoming more and more popular, Cole's latest album, Point of No Return is set to become one of her most acclaimed yet.

Keyshia Cole is Hip-Hop Soul perfection. Stay on top of Keyshia Cole tour dates and her updated concert schedule.

Anthony Hamilton: Anthony Hamilton incorporates the southern R&B styles of Ray Charles into his Neo-Soul grooves which have made him a constant on R&B radio. He has been performing since the mid-90s, but he hit a home run with his sophomore album Comin' From Where I'm From in 2003. His honest lyrics include tell his struggles with poverty and love and have struck chords with audiences across the US. Don't miss a date on the Anthony Hamilton concert schedule 2011. Use Eventful as your source for Anthony Hamilton tour dates and venue information.

Anthony Hamilton hails from Charlotte, North Carolina where he honed his vocal abilities in his church's choir. After high school, he moved to New York to pursue a recording career. He was noticed by Andre Harrell who signed Hamilton to his Uptown Records. Hamilton released his debut album XTC in 1996. Although the album featured the moderately successful hit "Nobody Else", the project ultimately failed to connect with audiences and Hamilton was subsequently dropped from the record label. Fans would have to wait seven long years until Hamilton released any more solo material.

In the interim, Anthony Hamilton tour dates were scheduled alongside Neo-Soul guru D'Angelo on his international Voodoo Tour in 2000. Hamilton also sung the hook on the Grammy nominated single, "Po' Folks", by the Nappy Roots. Hamilton released his breakthrough platinum album Comin' From Where I'm From in 2003 which featured the lead-off single of the same name. The album also featured his biggest radio hit to-date, "Charlene", and sold 1.2 million copies in the US. Hamilton became a bonofied R&B sensation and Anthony Hamilton tour dates were scheduled in response to fan demand for his live shows.

Anthony Hamilton followed-up with his 2005 effort Ain't Nobody Worryin'. The album featured the single "Can't Let Go" and was certified Gold. Hamilton released his latest effort, The Point of it All, in 2008 which became his third consecutive Gold selling album. It featured the smooth single "Cool" in which Hamilton effortlessly belts out his carefree lyrics of love conquering all problems. The album garnered him three nominations at the 2010 Grammy Awards. It proved to be his most critically acclaimed album to date and his fans are eagerly awaiting his next release. In the meantime, Anthony Hamilton tour dates are scheduled periodically throughout 2011. Hamilton rarely performs, so don't miss out if tour dates are scheduled in your area. Use Eventful as your source for Anthony Hamilton tour dates and concert schedule information.

Eric Benet: Born and reared in Milwaukee as Eric Benét Jordan, Benét is the youngest of five from a very musical household. His father, a police detective, loved classical music. Whereas, his mother would sing around the house, even singing the duties to the kids. In addition, Eric's older siblings gave him a big dose of Stevie Wonder, who is one of his top musical influences. Eric was also influenced by Al Green, Sly Stone, Donny Hathaway, Chaka Khan, Earth, Wind & Fire, Marvin Gaye, Steely Dan, the Beatles, Queen and gospel music among others. He started showcasing his musical talent in church in the gospel choir. Eventually, he expanded to school plays and musicals. Eric soon realized at a young age that he wanted to pursue music professionally. Eric's first professional break came when he joined a local group, Gerard, in the late 80's. They toured various night clubs and small venues covering top 40 tunes. It was during this time that Eric learned through experience. He experimented and performed all types of music from rock to pop to soul to hip hop.

Tamia: Tamia was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario. As a child, she took acting and singing lessons, eventually performing in a number of local choirs and theatrical presentations. She soon earned a reputation and several awards, including the YTV Vocal Achievement Award in 1993. The following year, she won the Steve Ross Music Scholarship at the American Academy of Achievement's Annual Salute to Excellence in 1994.

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