Tyrese Gibson

If you were fretting that Tyrese Gibson's (you may know him as Tyrese) successful acting career ("Baby Boy," "Fast and the Furious," "Transformers") was getting in the way of his singing career, you need not worry. Tyrese did take quite the hiatus since singing ¿Always Coca-Cola¿ in a commercial almost two decades ago, but that beautiful voice can be heard again. His latest album is "Open Invitation," and he hasn't lost his touch for soulful love songs and hip-hop appeal (collaborations include Rick Ross and Ludacris). Why go: With "Open Invitation," Tyrese has gotten us as interested as we were back in the day. And oh, yeah, he's still just as handsome. Reconsider: Tyrese has been away from singing too long -- you've moved on to Trey Songz. Details: 8 p.m. Friday at Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive; $25-$69; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
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