He then moved to Malibu, California so that you can study at the Pepperdine University. He always loved hip hop style of music, but his first effort to create his own tunes was just in 1995. With the Def Jam Recordings he released his first record “This Is How We Do It” and a single with the exact same name. This tune altered his life instantly. In one month after the launch day, his single “This Is How We Do It” reached #1 standing in Billboard Hot 100 and R&B singles chart. This tune held this place from 15 April to 27 May 1995 and made Montell Jordana a hip hop star. Folks purchased the record like hot cakes and sales reached 1 million copies, made it platinum. This tune was popular not only in USA, and abroad. After the single “This Is How We Do It” followed next record “More…” (1996). It had not been as successful as the preceding one, reached just #47 on the Billboard 200, but still it received gold certificate in the RIAA. Apart from his career as a vocalist, he participated in several movies. His first episodic character was in comic science fiction The Nutty Professor (1996). The third and the last his movie was The List (2015), produced by Scott Pryor, who also was a originator of the storyline and played the primary character in this movie – Jack Stone. Montell played there Brian Mullenax and made do with it pretty well. In 2010, he left music profession and became a worship leader at Victory World Church. He could manage to not work anymore, since his net worth was about five million dollars. As for his private life, he’s been married since 1994. His wife is Kristin Hudson, and only at that time, they already have four kids. More about his biography, tunes, characters in movies and private life it is possible to locate on Wikipedia, or from Facebook. You can even purchase his records on Amazon.