, who has written material for Rihanna, Madonna, Mary J. Blige and Chris Brown among others, is about to step into the spotlight as a new signee to Def Jam. Dream, whose real name is Terius Nash, was born in North Carolina but now lives in the Atlanta area with his wife, the R&B-pop singer Nivea
. He's also part of a production team that includes Jazze Pha and Tricky Stewart. Dream's new single, "Shawty is a Ten," sounds sort of like a mixture of T-Pain and R. Kelly, with a little Prince thrown in for good measure. To hear it for yourself, just click on a link below.
The-Dream - "Shawty is a Ten" audio streams:
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