*Keith Sweat said in a recent interview that he looks up to Lil Wayne, saying, “His work ethic is ridiculous … he never stops.”

The veteran R&B crooner, now 50,  is on the road promoting his latest album, “Til the Morning” along with his collaborative effort, a book, with erotic fiction writer Zane. The relationship advice tome should be out by May 2012.

Meanwhile, coming back to the game in such a public way, Sweat signed with E1 Music, he was quoted recently saying, “This is the best place to be.”

Explaining his statement, he told TheBoomBox that he and the label have good rapport which counts for a lot.

“They’ve done a good job with talent. I just felt like nowadays labels don’t put in time to promoting records, especially for a veteran R&B artist like myself. They seem to do a good job when working an album. I really needed that at this moment of my career.”

Read more of the interview here.