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98°

The sweet urban soul quartet 98° was formed in LA by four former Ohio residents: brothers Nick and Drew Lachey plus Jeff Timmons and Justin Jeffre. Timmons was attempting to create it within the music sector, so he known as Jeffre and Nick Lachey — both previous classmates on the …

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Profyle

The Shreveport, LA, vocal quartet Profyle includes a couple of brothers and cousins who was raised together, inspired from the success and positive message of groups like Boyz II Males. They began carrying out at local skill shows and captured the attention of the promoter during one overall performance, who …

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K-Ci & JoJo

Cedric and Joel Hailey comprise the passionate R&B duo K-Ci & JoJo, who have been 1 of 2 pairs of brothers who composed the chart-topping ’90s group Jodeci. The Haileys was raised singing in chapel choirs in Charlotte, NEW YORK, and toured the South making use of their father’s gospel …

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Public Announcement

The onetime backing group for R. Kelly, Chicago’s General public Announcement produced their single debut in 1998 with All Function, No Play, rating a high Ten hit using the solitary “Body Bumpin’ Yippie-Yi-Yo.” Kelly shifted to modern R&B stardom as the group continued to be in semi-retirement until past due …

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Kai

The vocal quintet Kai formed in 1992 when AC Lorenzo recruited Andrew Gapuz and Leo Chan for any San Francisco-area benefit concert, then continued dealing with the pair. They added Errol Viray and Lorenzo’s cousin Andrey Silva in 1995, and authorized to the neighborhood HB Records immediately after. Kai’s debut …

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T-Pain

Tallahassee-based MC and vocalist T-Pain (blessed Faheem Najm) emerged up in a rap group known as Nappy Headz but proceeded to go pro being a single R&B artist following he documented “I’m F**ked Up,” an individual undertake Akon’s TOP strike “Locked Up.” Akon noticed the monitor and had taken T-Pain …

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Lucy Pearl

Hip-hop/metropolitan soul supergroup Lucy Pearl was shaped in the summertime of 1999 because the brainchild of Tony! Toni! Loté multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Raphael Saadiq (previously referred to as Raphael Wiggins), who remaining the music group he co-founded along with his sibling D’Wayne in 1998. Saadiq 1st approached DJ Ali Shaheed …

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Delouie

Launching his job as an associate from the mid-’90s urban trio Goodfellaz, Miami native Delouie proceeded to go single in 2001, liberating his debut album on MCA, King Before His Time period. Though his soulful music might not allude to his traditional influences, the vocalist actually originates from an opera …

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U.N.V.

John “J-Ski” Powe and his sibling Shawn was raised singing jointly in Lansing, MI. They added John “J.C.” Clay and Demetrius Peete (aka Peete) in senior high school and university; the quartet produced and begun to compose music and rehearse. Shifting to Detroit to record their modern R&B-based a cappella …

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Levi Little

New Jersey-born vocalist Levi Small first attracted interest because the lead vocalist in BLACKstreet’s smash one “Pleasure;” his single debut Spirit Connection adopted in 1998.

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