How Will Carl Thomas Be Remembered?

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INGLEWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 04:  Carl Thomas performs onstage during the Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour at The Forum on October 4, 2016 in Inglewood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Live Nation)

How Will Carl Thomas Be Remembered?

Carl Thomas is back to keep R&B alive!

Published November 3, 2016

  1. Bad Boy Fam

    Bad Boy Records CEO Sean "Diddy" Combs Biggie checked out one of Carl’s open-mic performances and signed him to their label in '97. Thomas was first recording only as a featured artist on “The World is Filled” (feat. Biggie, Puff Daddy, and Too Short), “Chicken Heads” (feat. Lil Cease) and the “Been Around [Remix]” (feat. Puff Daddy and Ma$e).

    (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Live Nation)
  2. Getting Emotional

    Carl Thomas' major label debut Emotional went platinum with a title track of the same name, which reached No. 18 and No. 8 on the R&B charts respectively.

    (Photo: Bad Boy Records, Arista Records)
  3. No More Wishing

    Thomas' track "I Wish" is the title of his number-one R&B single. The hit song spent six wonderful weeks at No. 1 on the US R&B chart, setting the stage for his debut album “Emotional”.

  4. He's A Bad Mutha...Shut Yo' Mouth

    After the beautiful success and recognition from "I Wish", the album's other single, "Summer Rain" was featured on the Samuel Jackson featured movie “Shaft” soundtrack.

  5. Welcome to the Grammys

    In 2002, Thomas was nominated for a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Can’t Believe," by Faith Evans featuring Carl Thomas.

    (Photo: Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
  6. Let's Talk About It

    The second album, Let’s talk About It, went gold scoring favorable reviews on singles "She Is" (featuring L.L. Cool J) and "Make It Alright".

    (Photo: Bad Boy Records, Universal Music Group)
  7. Conquer

    The new album entitled “Conquer” debuted the first single "Don’t Kiss Me", which featured Snoop Dogg and was written and produced by Rico Love. 

  8. Bad Boy Reunion

    Carl Thomas has gotten back to the stage with his Bad Boy fam on the Bad Boy Reunion tour.

    (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Live Nation)

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Live Nation)


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