Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Tags: 80s pop female vocalists rnb urban new jack swing soul Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Perri Alette McKissack, Oakland, California, USA. This female singer, nicknamed ‘Pebbles’ by her family for her resemblance to the cartoon character Pebbles Flintstone, is based in San Francisco, California, and enjoyed substantial success after teaming up with black pop’s hottest production team, L.A. Reid And Babyface. Before their meeting she had spent her teenage years and early professional career with Con Funk Shun in the early 80s. She sprang to fame in 1988 with ‘Girlfriend’, a debut smash both for her and her production team. This was quickly followed by the US number 2-peaking ‘Mercedes Boy’. From that time, both parties made the most of her success, with Pebbles’ second album, Always, showcasing a particularly effective demonstration of L.A. and Babyface’s studio technique (for the first time in the backroom duo’s history, Pebbles was awarded a co-production credit), with hard, propulsive rhythms and...

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