Picks and Pans Review: Colby O'Donis

updated 09/22/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 09/22/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

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O'Donis, a 19-year-old singer of Puerto Rican descent, works it like a Latin Chris Brown in an impressive debut featuring writing and production by Akon, who signed O'Donis to his KonLive label and appears on the hit first single "What You Got."

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