Thursday, March 31, 2011

AOL Live Session . . Raphael Saadiq, 'Staying In Love' (Video)

In 2008, Raphael Saadiq found critical and commercial success with his third solo record, 'The Way I See It.' Since then, he's toured the world, started a video game company, shot a television pilot and released the third single from the album, the ultra-suave grooves of 'Staying in Love.' 

As a founding member of the '80s R&B trio Tony! Toni! Tone!, Saadiq has also spent the recent years of his career taking on the role of producer and collaborator, working with legendary musicians including D'Angelo, Joss Stone, Q-Tip, Whitney Houston and his boyhood inspirations, Earth, Wind and Fire. In a recent Sessions taping at our New York studio, Saadiq told us about growing up in Oakland, his many projects, his producing habits and working with the great Stevie Wonder.