Birth Name: Gerald Maxwell Rivera
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Date of Birth: May 23, 1973
*Puerto Rican (father)
Maxwell is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor.
Maxwell stated at a concert at Madison Square Garden:
I’m from Brooklyn, New York… My family is from the West Indies: My mother is from Haiti and my father is Puerto Rican.
Maxwell, and the likes of D’Angelo and Erykah Badu, founded the” neo soul” movement in the 1990s.
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