The game of R&B has seen its fair share of players over the past decade. Many have been drafted but few have possessed that special talent needed to stay relevant in today's ever-changing marketplace. Avant entered the arena in of R&B in 2000 with his debut album My Thoughts, which featured the hit single "Separated". Not only would his first single claim the #1 position on the Billboard R&B chart, but with the success of other classic ballads on the album such as "My First Love" feat. Keke Wyatt, My Thoughts would go on to sell over 1 million copies.

His hits include "Don't Say No, Just Say Yes", "One Way Street", "Cleveland Is The City", "Jack and Jill", "No Limit", "Six in da Morning", "Love School", "Call On Me", "What Do You Want" and "Suicide".