The Soulful Sound Series salutes Artist of the Week: Rahsaan Patterson

Rahsaan Patterson (born January 11, 1974) is an American singer and actor, best known for portraying "The Kid" on the 1980s television show Kids Incorporated.

After Kids Incorporated, Patterson gained experience as a backup vocalist for several artists . Following his vocal contributions on Colour Club's self-titled album, as well as writing for other artists (his credits include Brandy's platinum Top 5 smash "Baby", and Tevin Campbell's hit "Back to the World").

Patterson signed with MCA Records in 1995. Collaborating with Keith Crouch and Jamey Jaz, among others, released his self-titled debut album on January 28, 1997. The album peaked at No. 48 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart.

In 2019, Rahsaan released the new single "Sent from Heaven" and announced his new album Heroes & Gods will release on May 17 that year.

His studio albums consist of:

  • Rahsaan Patterson (1997)
  • Love in Stereo (1999)
  • After Hours (2004)
  • Wines & Spirits (2007)
  • Bleuphoria (2011)
  • Heroes & Gods (2019)

Listen to Rahsaan Patterson's, "Sent from Heaven".