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David Hollister (born August 17, 1968)[3] is an American R&B singer who found fame during the 1990s as one quarter of the R&B quartet Blackstreet,[4] before going on to a have a successful solo career. Hollister is best known for his 2000 gold–certified album Chicago '85... The Movie which included hits such as "One Woman Man" and "Take Care of Home". Hollister is the cousin of R&B singers K-Ci and Jojo, Fantasia Barrino, and neo soul singer Calvin Richardson.

Dave Hollister
Birth nameDavid Hollister
Also known as
  • David "Holli" Hollister
  • The Black Angel
  • The Ghetto Preacher[1]
Born (1968-08-17) August 17, 1968 (age 50)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.[2]
Years active1991–present
Associated acts



Born in Chicago, Illinois, Hollister was an original member of Teddy Riley's R&B vocal group Blackstreet from 1993 until starting his solo career in 1995. After achieving solo success, Hollister left the label DreamWorks for Motown in March 2002. Hollister now is a gospel singer and a preacher.


Studio albumsEdit

Compilations albumsEdit

  • 2003: The Lost Tapes (Herb-N-Soul)
  • 2006: The Definitive Collection (Hip-O)
  • 2008: 20th Century Masters (The Millennium Collection) (Universal Music Group)


Year Title Chart positions Album
US[6] US
1997 "It's Alright"
1998 "The Weekend" (featuring Erick Sermon and Redman) 80[citation needed] Ride (soundtrack)
1999 "My Favorite Girl" 39 10 Ghetto Hymns
1999 "Can't Stay" 84 28 Ghetto Hymns
1999 "Baby Mama Drama" 64 Ghetto Hymns
2000 "One Woman Man" 44 8 Chicago '85...The Movie
2001 "Take Care of Home" 39 Chicago '85...The Movie
2002 "Keep Lovin' You" 47 Things in the Game Done Changed
2002 "Baby Do Those Things" 72 Things in the Game Done Changed
2002 "What's a Man To Do" Things in the Game Done Changed
2003 "Tell Me Why" Things in the Game Done Changed
2003 "Never Gonna Change" Real Talk
2003 "Pleased Tonight" Real Talk
2006 "What Do You Do" The Book of David: Vol.1 The Transition
2013 "Here in our Praise" United Tenors
2014 "Spend the Night" Chicago Winds...The Saga Continues


  1. ^ Billboard - November 4, 2000 - Dave Hollister Revisits "Chicago '85"
  2. ^ Cummings, Tony. "Dave Hollister: The singing star whose car crash led to church ministry". Cross Rhythms. Retrieved 2014-12-10.
  3. ^ "Dave Hollister - Thank you!!!!!! All!!!!!! | Facebook". Retrieved 2016-10-06.
  4. ^ "Blackstreet Members Reunite, Plan New Record In October". MTV News. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  5. ^ "The MANuscript by Dave Hollister on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-10-06.
  6. ^ "Dave Hollister - Chart history | Billboard". Retrieved 2016-10-06.
  7. ^ "Dave Hollister - Chart history | Billboard". Retrieved 2016-10-06.

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