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Montell Jordan

Montell Jordan (born December 3, 1968) is an American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer. Jordan became the main solo male artist on its Def Soul imprint until leaving the label in 2003. In 2010, Jordan left the music business to become the worship leader at Victory World Church in Norcross, Georgia. Jordan attended Pepperdine University in California, where he received a bachelor's degree in communications and became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity in Spring of 1989. Jordan graduated in 1991 and is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi. Jordan's first single was the 1995 #1 hit "This Is How We Do It," which sampled Slick Rick's earlier Def Jam hit "Children's Story". This success would not happen for a male act again until Chris Brown's debut single "Run It!" topped the chart in 2005. Jordan followed up his success with "Somethin' 4 Da Honeyz", which peaked at #21. Later hits would include "Let's Ride" with Master P and "Talk Show" with Shae Jones in 1998 and "Get It on Tonite" in 1999. Besides crafting his own material, Jordan has written and produced for other artists, including Christina Milian, 98 Degrees, Shae Jones, Deborah Cox ("Nobody's Supposed to Be Here,"

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Montell Jordan -- Kanye, Call Me for Prayer ... I'll Show You How We Do It (VIDEO)

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Kanye, Call Me for Prayer I'll Show You How We Do It

Montell Jordan says Kanye West needs a real God in his life ... and he's willing to take him under his wing to show him how to properly reach the man upstairs. We got the singer-turned-pastor at… READ MORE >

Montell Jordan -- I PAID My Taxes ... Just Not to the IRS

Montell Jordan
I PAID My Taxes ... Just Not to the IRS

"This Is How We Do It" singer Montell Jordan insists he's no deadbeat taxpayer -- telling TMZ, he's already paid his $617,000 tax bill ... the money just hasn't made its way into the pockets of… READ MORE >

- 1844 days ago
Montell Jordan -- This Is How I Don't Pay My Taxes

Montell Jordan
This Is How I Don't Pay My Taxes

All the gang bangers forgetting about the drive-by isn't nearly as bad as Montell Jordan forgetting to pay his taxes ... to the tune of $627,987.06, this according to docs obtained by TMZ.The… READ MORE >

- 1847 days ago
Montell Jordan Still Performing ... Now with Less Hair!

Montell Jordan Still Performing ... Now with Less Hair!

It's been 15 years since Montell Jordan dropped "This Is How We Do It" -- but last night the 6'8" rapper surfaced in Vegas last night ... sans hair ... to break out his old classic. Our friends at… READ MORE >

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