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Anita Baker

Anita was born January 26, 1958 in Toledo, Ohio and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. She began singing in church choir when she was 12 and at 16 sang in a local group along with high school friends. In 1975 she successfully auditioned for the group Chapter 8, having been approached by bass player David Washington, and spent the next few years playing ... See full bio »

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Blockers Soundtrack
Forget Paris Soundtrack


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 1994 Anita Baker: I Apologize (Music Video)
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 1994 Anita Baker: Body & Soul (Music Video)
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 1991 Anita Baker: Fairy Tales (Music Video)
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 1991 Anita Baker: Talk to Me (Music Video)
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 1990 Anita Baker: Soul Inspiration (Music Video)
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 1989 Anita Baker: Just Because (Music Video)
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 1988 Anita Baker: Giving You the Best That I Got (Music Video)
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 1987 Anita Baker: No One in the World (Music Video)
 1987 Anita Baker: Same Ole Love (365 Days a Year) (Music Video)
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 1986 Anita Baker: Caught Up in the Rapture (Music Video)
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 1986 Anita Baker: Sweet Love (Music Video)
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4' 11" (1.5 m)


Walter Bridgeforth  (divorced)  (2 children)

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Inducted into the Michigan Rock and Roll Legends Hall of Fame (2013). See more »


Soulful contralto vocals

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