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 singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He is also known as Musze, Muze, X’Mosque, and Mennard. Maxwell, along with D’Angelo and Erykah Badu, founded the neo soul movement in the 1990s.
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.