R&B singer Keith Martin dead at 55

R&B singer Keith Martin was found dead in The Philippines at the age of 55, NYPost reports.

Martin, an American artiste best known for his ballad “Because of You,” the report further explains, was discovered lifeless in his Quezon City condominium Friday, according to The Philippine Star.

Building workers found Martin’s body after being alerted by his neighbours of a foul smell emanating from the home, the report said. Officials estimated he could have been dead for a week, according to the Star.

Martin, known for his romantic love songs, first achieved major success with his 1995 tune “Never Find Someone Like You,” which charted on Billboard and was featured in the hit movie “Bad Boys.”

Martin had moved to Manila in 2004 to be an in-house producer for EMI Philippines, working to develop Asian artistes.

An investigation into his death was underway.


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