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Wreckx-N-Effect - 72% match to K7

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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With their Teddy Riley -produced single of the same name in 1988, this US vocal group announced the arrival of New Jack Swing, or swingbeat. Formed by Markell Riley (Teddy’s brother), Brandon Mitchell (the Rileys’ half-brother), and Aquil Davidson, the group’s career was rocked by the death of Mitchell in a 1989 shooting. The intervening period was not especially Read more

Real McCoy - 36% match to K7

Genres: Dance
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the late 80s by O-Jay (Olaf Jeglitza, Germany), Real McCoy are among Germany’s most successful dance acts. Under the name MC Sar And The Real McCoy, his debut record, the anthemic ‘It’s On You’ (1991) became a number 1 hit in 12 countries and was followed by a number of international Top 20 hits including ‘Pump Up The Jam Rap’, ‘D Read more

Crystal Waters - 35% match to K7

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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10 October 1964, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Waters’ enjoys one of the more colourful backgrounds among dance music’s modern female exponents. She majored in Computer Science at Howard University. Her father was jazz musician Junior Waters, and her great-aunt Ethel Waters. Indeed everyone in her family played an instrument, though some of her own initial foray Read more

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Kris Kross - 35% match to K7

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Two youths from Atlanta, Georgia, USA, who topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for eight weeks with ‘Jump’, a song anchored by the bassline to the Jackson Five’s ‘I Want You Back’. Chris ‘Mack Daddy’ Kelly (1 May 1978, USA) and Chris ‘Daddy Mack’ Smith (b. 10 January 1979, USA) were both just 13 years old when they scored w Read more

Corina - 23% match to K7

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Black Box - 21% match to K7

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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One of the leading exponents of a wave of Italian house music that flourished on the dancefloors of the late 80s and early 90s, Black Box comprised three Italian studio musicians (Daniele Davoli, Mirko Limoni and Valerio Semplici), collectively known as Groove Groove Melody. Based in the Regio D’Emillia area of northern Italy, and made frequent use of ‘singer’ Ka Read more

TKA - 21% match to K7

Genres: Urban & Rap World Music
Decades Active: 1980s
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Cathy Dennis - 18% match to K7

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 March 1969, Norwich, Norfolk, England. Dennis displayed early vocal poise and by the age of 13 she was singing in her father’s Alan Dennis Band at Butlin’s holiday resorts. Cathy started her career proper in the mid-80s singing in a covers band where she was spotted by Dancin’ Danny D’s manager, Simon Fuller, at the time looking for a female singer to Read more

Technotronic - 17% match to K7

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Belgian commercial techno outfit created by producer Jo Bogaert, aka Thomas De Quincy. After playing keyboards in the indie outfit White Light in the mid-80s, Bogaert began working on his own dance music tracks, using various pseudonyms such as Nux Nemo and Acts Of Madmen. He was looking for a female rapper to sing over a backing track he had produced, before stumbling upon Ya Read more

Amber - 14% match to K7

Genres: Dance
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Netherlands. One of the first Euro dance music vocalists to make an impact in the USA in the mid-90s, Amber rose to prominence when her single, ‘This Is Your Night’, became a Top 40 hit for Tommy Boy Records. Unlike most Euro crossover hits, the artist had been signed directly to the label rather than being the subject of an opportunistic licensing arrangement. Ind Read more

Heavy D & The Boyz - 14% match to K7

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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George Lamond - 13% match to K7

Genres: Dance Urban & Rap
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MC Hammer - 13% match to K7

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Color Me Badd - 12% match to K7

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This US harmony and a cappella quartet, comprising Oklahoma college students, Bryan Abrams (16 November 1969, USA), Mark Calderon (b. 27 September 1970, USA), Sam Watters (b. 23 July 1970, USA) and Kevin Thornton (b. 17 June 1969, USA), triumphed on both sides of the Atlantic in 1991 with the dubious sexual slant of their breakthrough single, ‘I Wanna Sex You Up’ ( Read more

Montell Jordan - 12% match to K7

Genres: Christian & Gospel
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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3 December 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA. Montell Jordan made a huge impact in both the US and UK charts in 1995 with the runaway success of his Def Jam Records’ single ‘This Is How We Do It’. Utilising a sample from Slick Rick, this celebration of life in South Central, Los Angeles, struck a chord with both hip-hop fans and modern R&B audiences. With Read more


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