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Gigolo by Nick Cannon (Jive, 2003)

This was the third ingle from Nick Cannon’s self-titled debut album. Gigolo featured R. Kelly and peaked at #24 on the Hot 100. It’s best chart position was on the Hot Rap Tracks at #9.

Cannon is an American actor, comedian, rapper, radio/TV personality. He started his career as a teenager on the Nickelodeon sketch comedy/variety show All That (see cast photo below). He also formed the rap group Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad. They opened for Will Smith, LFO, 98 degrees and Montell Jordan. He signed with Jive in 2001 and released his first album in 2003. He started his own record label in 2005.

Cannon currently serves as host for America’s Got Talent, continues recording and serves as a creative consultant for Nickelodeon. He is currently married to singer Mariah Carey.