Birth Name: Gerald Maxwell Rivera
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: May 23, 1973
*Puerto Rican (father)
Maxwell is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Maxwell, along with D’Angelo and Erykah Badu, founded the neo soul movement in the 1990s. He is also known as Musze, Muze, X’Mosque, and Mennard.
Maxwell has stated:
I’m from Brooklyn, New York… My family is from the West Indies: My mother is from Haiti and my father is Puerto Rican.