Raphael Saadiq is an American R&B/soul singer and songwriter. He debuted with the group, Tony! Toni! Tone!, in 1988. His solo career took off in the early 2000's. His 2008 recording, The Way I See It, earned Saadiq three Grammy nominations and much critical acclaim.
As well as performing, Saadiq also produces. He has produced music for such big name artists as TLC, John Legend, Mary J. Blige, and Joss Stone.