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Background- Lalah Hathaway is one of the most brilliant singer in the field of R&B and Jazz, who has imbibed her talents from the late soul legend Donny Hathway.

Lalah was born Eulaulah Hathaway in Chicago, Illinois. She was raised in family, that has always been into music and being the daughter of Donny, it certainly had impact in her life as well as her younger sister Kenya. "We were always involved in the arts," she remembers, "singing and taking piano lessons. It was part of our everyday life. At different points I wanted to be a painter, a magician and a comedian. I've never had any aspirations to do any civilian thing." She continues "When I was 16 years old, I had Janet Jackson's Control record and that's the direction I initially wanted to go in. I would watch Solid Gold every week. If I couldn't make the music that made it on that show, well then, I was going to be a dancer! There was so much for me to look at and be inspired by. I'm really thankful for that now. To me, to be a star and a musician can be synonymous."

She attended Performing Arts High School at Chicago. She then went on to study at the famous Berklee School of Music in Boston. Soon she found herself signing up with Virgin Records. She released her self titled debut Lalah Hathaway in the year 1990. It was a great hit and spawned several R&B hits, which includes "It's Something", "Baby Don't Cry", and "Heaven Knows". "Heaven Knows" became the smash hit at the Billboard Top 5 R&B.

In the year 1994 she released "A Moment" and Brian Alexander Morgan (of SWV fame) was the producer of the album who also helped her in her upbeat single "Let Me Love You". The singles of the album were "Separate Ways" and "Family Affair". The album was a minor hit. Eventually, Hathaway left Virgin.
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Apart from working in her own albums, she has also worked with many other popular artists, such as Take 6, Mary J. Blige, The Winans, and Marcus Miller. With them, she wrote, produced and even did some background vocals. In the year 1999, she came out with her next album "The Song Lives On". In this album, jazz legend Joe Sample collaborated with Lalah. The
wonderful combination resulted on both jazz and smooth R&B radio. As expected the album topped the jazz charts.

Her next album "Forever, For Always, For Love" was an all-star tribute and was inspired from the cover of the late Luther Vandross' with the same name. The song topped the Urban AC Chart and also appeared the Top 40 on Billboard's mainstream R&B chart. She then released, "Outrun the Sky", which was released independently. Lalah also featured as the lead vocalist on Donald Lawrence's debut solo album "I Speak Life" in the song "Don't Forget To Remember".

She also embarked on the international Daughters Of Soul tour along with Sandra St. Victor, Nona Hendryx, Indira Khan (daughter of Chaka Khan), Simone (daughter of Nina Simone), Joyce Kennedy of Mother's Finest.

The album "Lalah Hathaway" on Virgin records, which was released on 20th October,1990, which appeared at #18 Billboard Top R&B, #191 Billboard 200. The album "A Moment " on Virgin records which was released on May 31, 1994, which appeared at #40 Top R&B. The album "The Song Lives On" on GRP, which was released on April 20, 1999. The album "Outrun The Sky" on Sanctuary/Pyramid, which was released on September 28, 2004, which appeared at #18 Top Heatseekers. Some of the hit singles are "Heaven Knows" (US R&B #3, Dance #35), "Baby Don't Cry" (US R&B #18), "I'm Coming Back" (US R&B #54), "Something" (US R&B #21), "Let Me Love You" (US R&B #37), "Separate Ways", "Family Affair", "Forever, For Always, For Love" (US R&B #37).

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