enjoyed quick success as a solo vocalist after the demise of Con Funk Shun
. His LP Love Is Such a Funny Game
yielded a huge hit in "To Prove My Love," which made it to number three on the R&B charts. His follow-up release, Just What I Like
, in 1989, was also moderately successful. Get Closer
included appearances from jazz musicians Roy Ayers
, Charles Tolliver
, and Buddy Montgomery
and was issued in 1992.