Foster Emerson Sylvers (February 25, 1962, Memphis, Tennessee) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist. He is best known for being a member of the family act The Sylvers and the chart topping single "Misdemeanor". Foster Sylvers released his first album "Foster Sylvers" in June 1973. His first single, "Misdemeanor," written by his brother Leon Sylvers III, became a hit that summer charting at number seven on Billboard's R&B charts. "Misdemeanor"'s follow-up was a cover of Dee Clark's 1959 hit "Hey Little Girl" charting at number 63 R&B in fall 1973.