Levert 'Speaks' On New Album
R&B vocalist Gerald Levert will release his fourth album in as many years later this month.R&B vocalist Gerald Levert will release his fourth album in as many years later this month. Due Nov. 30 via Atlantic, the 16-track "Do I Speak for the World?" includes the single "One Million Times," which jumps 19-10 this week on Billboard's Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks tally.
NPR/PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornell West appear on one of the albums three interludes. Other tracks include "What Happened to the Love," "Click a Glass," "Duty Calls" and "Lay U Down (Make It Right)."
"Do I Speak for the World?" is the follow-up to last year's "Stroke of Genius," which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No. 6 on The Billboard 200. It has sold more than 381,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Levert and his father, O'Jays' great Eddie Levert, will be on the road this winter as part of the Father and Son tour. The outing begins Nov. 24 in Cincinnati and runs through Jan. 22 in Houston.