R&B vocal quartet the ultimate 4 are unusual for his or her genre for the reason that the material of their individually released debut album were mainly self-written and produced. Composed of Jimmy, Gee, E.J. and High, the group created in Indianapolis due to each member conference on the neighborhood cathedral and club-singing picture. As Jimmy informed Billboard newspaper in 1996, ‘Each from the groupings we had been in at that time was very good, but there have been members in all of them that weren’t as dedicated as they must have been. Therefore the four folks joined pushes, which designed for a device that wished to do this a lot more than just for a spare time activity.’ The group began by using neighborhood gigs and being successful some skill contests. After putting your signature on to Our Convert Information in 1996, the group empty plans release a ‘Swangin’’, a cooperation with rapper Tim Pup, simply because their first one. They were worried that might provide a incorrect impression of the group, who had been keen to be observed to represent the ‘wholesome’ part of R&B.