The game of R&B has seen it's fair share of players over the past decade. Many have been drafted, but few have possessed that special talent needed to stay relevant in today's ever-changing marketplace. Avant entered the arena of R&B in 2000 with his debut album My Thoughts, which featured the hit single "Separated". Not only would his first single claim the #1 position on the Billboard R&B Chart, but with the success of other classic ballads on the album such as "My First Love" feat. Keke Wyatt, My Thoughts would go onto sell over 1 million copies. with four albums under his belt the Avant brand has been established, and his loyal fans eagerly await yet another soulful addition to the collection from the R&B crooner. for his new self-titled album, Avant has called on the talents of some of today's hottest producers, including: Trackmasters (LL Cool J), Antonio Dixon & Eric Dawkins a.k.a Anonymous Entertainment (Fantasia) and the Architects (Missy Elliott). with his distinguishable sultry vocals, accompanied by an all-star production team, fans will definitely be pleased when they sit back, relax, reflect and listen to AVANT.