Jimmy Cozier

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Jimmy Cozier
Origin Brooklyn, New York United States
Genres R&B
Labels J Records

Jimmy Cozier is an American R&B singer. He is the son of jazz saxophonist Jimmy Cozier.

Biography[edit]

Cozier was encouraged to sing as a child by his family, who would demand that he perform in group settings. He started out as a singer/songwriter for artists such as Mýa, Sinéad O'Connor, and Janet Jackson (whose hit "Girlfriend" he co-wrote). He was a background vocalist for the Junior Mafia/Lil' Kim track "Backstabbers", and toured with Joe behind the latter's album All That I Am.

Wyclef Jean caught word of Cozier's talent and had him meet with Clive Davis, who signed Cozier to J Records. His 2001 self-titled debut hit the Billboard Top 200, peaking at number 65 and hitting number 15 on the Top R&B Albums chart[1] on the strength of the single "She's All I Got". "She's All I Got" rose to number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100 and to #4 on the Hot Hip Hop/R&B Singles chart.[2] Additionally, one other single ("So Much to Lose", number 123 R&B) was released, and he began writing songs for other artists (Olivia, Cheri Dennis) in the years since.

Cozier also released two singles ("U Got Them Goods" and "You") in 2007. A digital single, "Tonight", was released on March 2, 2010.[3]

His second album, Way of Life, was released to iTunes and FYE on March 16, 2010,[4] and April 7, 2010, on Amazon.com.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Jimmy Cozier (2001)
  • Way of Life (2010)

Singles[edit]

  • "She's All I Got" (2001)
  • "So Much To Lose" (2001)
  • "U Got Them Goods" (2007)
  • "You" (2007)
  • "Tonight" (2010)

With Steve Coleman

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