Anita Baker

Anita Baker, born in Toldeo, Ohio, introduced music fans to the hit song "Sweet Love," the rocking passion of a performance and a jazz-tinged voice that sounded amazing singing R&B songs.  Although Baker had been making music since 1979, it was 1986's Rapture album that catapulted her to stardom. The album earned the singer her biggest selling album, a string of hits and two Grammy wins.  Her third solo effort, Giving You the Best That I Got, followed Rapture's success, soaring straight to the top of the charts.  In 2011, the sultry singer performed one of her biggest hits "Caught Up In the Rapture" at the BET Awards.

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A History of Spike Lee Music Videos

Eminem is the latest to work with the acclaimed director.

Anita Baker Speaks on Legal Issues

Singer says the painter never finished the job, and she never received notice of the lawsuit or the court hearing.

Anita Baker Wanted by Police in Detroit

A bench warrant was issued after the singer missed a court date.

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This Day in Black History: Dec. 24, 1988

Anita Baker's third album began a four-week run at the top of Billboard's album chart on Dec. 24, 1988.
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