Raphael Saadiq is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. Saadiq has been a standard-bearer for "old school" R&B since his early days as a member of the multiplatinum group Tony! Toni! Toné!. In addition to his solo and group career, he has also produced songs for such artists as Joss Stone, D'Angelo, TLC, En Vogue, Kelis, Mary J. Blige, Ledisi, Whitney Houston, Solange Knowles and John Legend.