August 2001
Black Heroes;2001, p213
Reference Entry
An encyclopedia entry for African American singer, songwriter and producer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds is presented. Born April 10, 1959, Edmonds has written, produced or contributed to more than 100 pop singles over the last decade. When his father died of lung cancer, Edmonds found solace in music, teaching himself to play the guitar while in high school. His early career in the music business is noted.


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