Set in the lovely, centrally located La Guardia street loft this past Tuesday night, Eric Benet sang “Chocolate Legs” and “Real Love” for fans in the exclusive intimate setting. American singer, songwriter and producer, “Spend My Life With You,” a duet with Tamia was #1 on US Billboard R&B charts for three weeks in a row. He was nominated for a Grammy.
Having left his contract with Warner Brothers, Benet launched his own EMI label, under Jordan-House records. Recently wed to the beauty, Manuela Testolini—Benet has started afresh, with a baby on the way. Having just been nominated again for a Grammy for Best traditional R&B Performance, Benet’s lovely 19-year old daughter, India Benet, has been on his side, all along.
“Eric is an amazing artist, songwriter, producer, performer, and one of my favorite clients.” –Mark Siegel, his agent with ICM.
“I just like his abs,” says the young and handsome Zach Iser.
Former husband to Halle Barry, Benet is coming out with a new album in spring 2012. The guests that attended included Sex and the City’s Mario Cantone and his partner Jerry Dixon, Def Leppard’s Phil Collins with wife Helen L. Simmons (who is a costume designer), Kwame Jackson, recording artist Alex Young, model/actress Melyssa Ford, Chloe Flowers, music manager / Primary Violator’s president Michael “Blue” Williams, Primary Wave Music’s CEO Larry Mestel, EMI’s Craig Davis (Vice President of Urban Promotions.