Keith Sweat is a R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, radio personality and one of the innovators of New Jack Swing.
“Twisted” was the first single off his self-titled third album, Keith Sweat. R&B group Kut Klose and rapper Pretty Russ are also featured on the song. The single spent three weeks at number one on the Billboard R&B chart, and peaked at No. 2 on the Hot 100, becoming his biggest pop hit. It also reached number one on the Rhythmic Top 40, staying there for 14 consecutive weeks, the most amongst any song except TLC’s smash “No Scrubs, (which spent 15 weeks at the top).
The music video released for the song features Sweat as a homicide detective pursuing a female suspect who assassinated a police commissioner. Enjoy the throwback classic above.
After the jump fast forward to 4:24 to see Tank imitating Keith Sweat singing the hit at Sweat’s 53rd birthday party!