Keith Martin, R&B singer of ‘Because of You’, dies at 55
R&B singer Keith Martin has been found dead in the Philippines at the age of 55.
Martin, an American artist best known for his ballad “Because of You,” was discovered dead in his Quezon City condominium on Friday, according to The Philippine Star.
Construction workers found Martin’s body after being alerted by neighbors to a foul odor emanating from the house, according to the report. Officials estimated he could have been dead for a week, according to the Star.
Martin, known for his romantic love songs, first achieved major success with his 1995 track “Never Find Someone Like You,” which charted on Billboard and featured in the hit movie “Bad Boys.”
Martin had moved to Manila in 2004 to become an in-house producer for EMI Philippines, working on the development of Asian artists.
An inquest into his death was ongoing.