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With his new album R.E.D., Ne-Yo says he is following his own blueprint, but in the world of social media he doesn’t always have to lead. The singer/songwriter recently shared his favorite people to follow on Twitter.

As the senior vice president of A&R at Universal Motown, Ne-Yo isn’t only responsible for his own music. He also oversees a roster of talented artists. One, in particular, is signed to his Compound U imprint. He is following her closely and wants you to do so as well.

1. (@ItsRavaughn)

“You should definitely follow Ravaughn Brown,” Ne-Yo said of his new artist signed to his Compound U imprint. “She’s documenting her whole journey. It would be entertaining to follow her journey.

[Check out Ne-Yo’s Twitter picks in the video below]

2. @CompoundCEO

For business advice and “Inspirational quotes” Ne-Yo recommends his partner Tango.

“He’s my business partner. He’s notorious for inspirational quotes,” Ne-Yo explained. “He feels like everyboy on the planet could be a better business man if they follow his lead. He’s good for the inspirational quote with a business savvy to it. If you want to get your business mind right, that’s someone you should follow.”

3. @MyFabolosLife

In a departure from his Compound family, Ne-Yo says you should follow rapper Fabolous, the quick-witted twitterer who is not afraid to ruffle some feathers online.

“Follow Fabolous, he’s really funny as hell,” he said. “He’s always saying something really funny.”

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Outside of his work on the social networks, Ne-Yo dropped his album on election day. The singer/songwriter recently explained why explained why his fifth studio album, R.E.D. nearly tore him in two.

“This is the first album I paid attention to the fact that I have a really broad fanbase and let it be a motivating factor to the music that I do,” Ne-Yo previously told CBS Local. “I had to make sure my R&B fanbase knew that I would never abandon them. Just because I found love on the pop side doesn’t mean I’m not an R&B artist. I’m an R&B artist first, bottom line.”

–Erik Parker, CBS Local


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