Don't count Tyrese out of the music game just yet. The R&B-crooner-turned-actor will actually record again this year, laying down tracks for his currently untitled fourth album.
Tyrese's last release, 2002's I Wanna Go There, may have failed to live up to the success of his 1998 self-titled platinum debut, but don't think for a minute that this young man from Watts, California, has dropped the ball.
"I don't want nobody in the music business to forget about me," the 26-year-old singer said recently. "The fourth album is going to go to levels that any other album has never went to. I'm looking forward to it.
"I'm probably about 48 songs in right now," Tyrese revealed. "It's probably going to be about 12 that will make the album."
The star of John Singleton's "Baby Boy" and "2 Fast 2 Furious" has been in Toronto working on another project with the filmmaker, the action drama "Four Brothers," co-starring Mark Wahlberg, Garrett Hedlund and Outkast's Andre 3000.
The film tracks the lives of four adopted brothers looking to avenge their mother's untimely death (see "Andre 3000, Mark Wahlberg And Tyrese As Brothers? Only In Hollywood ...").
"The four of us were raised in a foster-care system, and our foster mother got killed. So we're on a mission to find out who did the dirt, and it's real ugly," Tyrese explained. "Me and Mark, we're really setting some things off in this film."
Shooting commenced on "Four Brothers" in mid-January, and the film is scheduled to hit theaters this summer.
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