The-Dream's fifth album, "IV Play," dropped this week.
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Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and producer enlists Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kelly Rowland and 2 Chainz on fifth album
The-Dream may not have the star power or name recognition of some of his R&B contemporaries. He’s spent a good chunk of his career in the shadows creating hits for the likes of Beyonce, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey and Usher and turning other artists into superstars. But on his fifth solo album, “IV Play,” the singer-songwriter and producer delivers another stellar solo effort and proves that whether working behind the scenes or taking center stage, he’s an R&B force to be reckoned with.