Montell Jordan (born December 3, 1968) is an American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer. Jordan became the main solo male artist on its Def Soul imprint until leaving the label in 2003. In 2010, Jordan left the music business to become the worship leader at Victory World Church in Norcross, Georgia. Jordan attended Pepperdine University in California, where he received a bachelor's degree in communications and became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity in Spring of 1989. Jordan graduated in 1991 and is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi. Jordan's first single was the 1995 #1 hit 'This Is How We Do It,' which sampled Slick Rick's earlier Def Jam hit 'Children's Story'. This success would not happen for a male act again until Chris Brown's debut single 'Run It!' topped the chart in 2005. Jordan followed up his success with 'Somethin' 4 Da Honeyz', which peaked at #21.
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