🔊🥳 Today, April 26, 1978, Avant was born Myron Lavell Avant in Cleveland, Ohio. Avant has a contemporary R&B album called “Private Room,” and it peaked at no. 18 on the US Billboard 200. The album spawned ‘Read Your Mind’ as a single, a production by Steve Huff, and it peaked at no. 13 on the Hot 100.