However, he ended up writing a few songs for him (including the hit "Sweet Lady") as well as writing for other artists.
In 1998 he-co wrote "Miss You" for Aaliyah's self-titled third studio album (2001), the track remained unreleased.
He was originally signed to RCA Records in 1995 before being dropped in favor of R&B singer Tyrese Gibson.
He was signed in the mid-late 1990s to RCA Records before being dropped in favor of R&B singer Tyrese Gibson.
Austin was awarded two Grammy Awards for his work on the songs "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey and "Be Without You" by Mary J. Covering current events, sports and the entertainment world, Austin went on to become the Atlanta Bureau Chief for the CNN weekly news program, Real News for Kids and the reporter for the TBS half hour weekly, Feed Your Mind.
Austin grew up singing in church choirs and wanted to become an actor, and he interviewed such celebrities as Michael Jackson and Michael Jordan, among others, and in 1993, made his television debut on The Arsenio Hall Show, where he admitted he loved singing and was offered to sing with Arsenio Hall's band.
Keith Robinson: More than anything it validated my career.
As an artist, coming up as a kid you have dreams to step out and do what you see on TV and mimic what you hear on the radio, so I had a hunch I could do it.