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Marsha Ambrosius

Shortly after the finish of her gold-selling R&B act Floetry, singer, songwriter, and producer Marsha Ambrosius — whose biggest claim to fame like a writer is Michael Jackson’s Top 20 hit “Butterflies” — signed with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath label. Nothing at all originated from the short-lived alliance. During innovative limbo, …

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Mika

Pop magpie Mika’s shiny, kaleidoscopic music offers drawn evaluations to everyone from Queen and Elton John towards the Scissor Sisters and Rufus Wainwright. Delivered Michael Holbrook Penniman in Beirut to some Lebanese mom and American dad, Mika and his parents transferred to Paris while he was still extremely young, and …

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Norine Braun

Canadian pop/rock and roll singer and songwriter Norine Braun was created in Ottawa. She got the opportunity to do her 1st gig when she was a teenager in senior high school. In 1993, she started to gain see in Canada when she earned the New Demonstration Award from Element. Three …

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Remy Shand

Remy Shand emerged to the neo-soul circuit in 2002 with JUST HOW PERSONALLY I THINK, a potent cannon of tunes inspired by vintage Motown and Memphis spirit. Mainly home-schooled in his indigenous Vancouver, Shand started raiding his parents record collection young — bathing in an array of jazz, spirit, and …

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OutKast

OutKast’s mixture of gritty Southern spirit, fluid raps, as well as the low-slung funk of the Organized Noize creation staff epitomized the Atlanta wing of hip-hop’s growing drive, the Dirty South, through the mid to past due ’90s. Alongside Goodie Mob, OutKast got Southern hip-hop in striking and innovative directions: …

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R.J.’s Latest Arrival

Led by R.J. Grain, aka the Wiz, R.J.’s Most recent Arrival had been a Detroit-based music group that positioned 17 singles on Billboard’s R&B graph from 1981 through 1990. Grain performed keyboards and sang, and he organized, created, and either composed or co-wrote nearly all his band’s materials. Account included …

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N.E.R.D.

The acronym N.E.R.D. means “NO-ONE Ever Actually Dies,” but youth close friends Chad Hugo, Pharrell Williams, and Shay most definitely utilized the group to happily emphasize the nerdier areas of their musical personalities. Before this aspect project took form, Hugo and Williams — because the Neptunes — acquired set up …

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Black Spade

With influences from Prince and J Dilla to Radiohead and fusion-era Miles Davis, St. Louis MC/maker/vocalist Dark Spade clearly isn’t the pop-rap of fellow Gateway Town natives Nelly as well as the St. Lunatics. His musical palette — warm and trippy synths, gritty hip-hop beats, and falsetto-infused, downtempo neo-soul — …

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Martika

Martika appeared after teenager girls want Tiffany and Debbie Gibson returned adolescent bubblegum towards the pop graphs. Martika was created as Marta Marrero in Whittier, CA, on, may 18, 1969. Her parents had been originally from Cuba; nevertheless, they left the united states during a trend. Elevated in California, Martika …

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Prince

Few artists have created a body of are rich and various as Prince. Through the ’80s, he surfaced among the most singular abilities from the rock and roll & roll period, with the capacity of seamlessly tying collectively pop, funk, folk, and rock and roll. Not only do he to …

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