MTO News has learned that Maverick Cotton, of the platinum selling 90s quartet ‘Ideal’ has announced the death of his brother and bandmate, Cedrick ‘Swab’ Cotton.
Details of his death have not yet been given, but people claiming to be Swab’s friends are saying on social media that the singer was killed.
Here is the official announcement:
Here’s Ideal’s song:
Ideal was an American R&B quartet from Houston, Texas, United States. The group Ideal debuted in 1999 and was composed of brothers Maverick Cotton and Swab, their cousin PZ, and high school friend J-Dante. The group is best known for its hit songs “Get Gone” and “Whatever”.
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Ideal’s eponymous debut album was released by Virgin Records on August 24, 1999. The album sold 615,000 units in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan,and was certified Gold by the RIAA. Allmusic’s Heather Phares called Ideal’s initial effort a “heartfelt first album” which showcased the “group’s smooth, sensuous vocal styling and romantic songwriting.”
In 2004, the group signed with Neutral Ground/Universal Records and began work on their sophomore album, tentatively titled From Now On. Guest producers for the project were to include Bryan-Michael Cox, Rockwilder, Nisan Stewart, Mike City, and Battle Cat. The lead single was slated to be the Cee-Lo Green–featured “Makin’ Time”, however neither the single nor the album were ever released.