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Xscape - 100% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul Soundtracks Urban & Rap Pop / Rock
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An initially rather laboured attempt at emulating the swingbeat success of SWV and their ilk, this four-piece was assembled in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, by writer/producer Jermaine Dupri, who was previously the force behind Kriss Kross’ chart success. However, there was an important difference. While acts such as TLC (another band overseen by Dupri) had been closely identifie Read more

Kenny Lattimore - 94% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul Documentaries
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10 April 1970, Washington, DC, USA. Lattimore first entered the music industry at the age of 14 when he joined the R&B vocal group Maniquin, who recorded briefly for Epic Records in the 80s. When that band broke up, Lattimore remained in the industry as a songwriter for artists including Glenn Jones and Jon Lucien. As a solo artist, Lattimore and new label Columbia Recor Read more

After 7 - 87% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul
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This vocal trio comprising brothers Kevon and Melvin Edmonds (both Indianapolis, Indiana, USA) alongside long-time friend Keith Mitchell, became one of the most successful urban R&B/soul acts in the USA of the early 90s. The brothers met Mitchell at Indiana University where he and Kevon were pursuing business studies degrees, and were also members of the Indiana Universi Read more

Kelly Price - 87% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap Christian & Gospel Music Videos & Concerts
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4 April 1973, Queens, New York City, New York, USA. Price, like many of the legendary soul singers to whom she is often compared, developed her musical talents in the local church, where she was nicknamed ‘Little Mahalia’. Her powerful contralto was employed on a more secular plane during the 90s, either writing, singing background vocals or providing vocal arrange Read more

Silk - 85% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: Drama Pop / Rock
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Comprising Gary ‘Big G’ Glenn, Gary ‘Little G’ Jenkins, Jonathan Rasboro, Jimmy Gates Jnr. and Timothy Cameron, R&B vocal group Silk formed in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, in the early 90s. Their 1992 debut album, Lose Control, was a smooth collection of risqué contemporary soul songs produced by Keith Sweat; it quickly rose to number 1 on the Billboard Read more

Dru Hill - 82% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: Urban & Rap
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Urban R&B outfit Dru Hill took their name from the historic Druid Hill Park complex in Baltimore, USA, where all four members were raised. They began their rise to fame in the mid-90s, largely through the intervention of Island Records’ Hiriam Hicks - formerly manager of Boyz II Men. He was looking for a group to record a song, ‘Tell Me’, for the soundtrack t Read more

Jodeci - 81% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Among the more eloquent practitioners of ‘new jack swing’ or swingbeat, Jodeci enjoyed huge success in the USA during the 90s. The band was formed by two pairs of brothers: Joel ‘JoJo’ (10 June 1971, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA) and Cedric ‘K-Ci’ Hailey (b. 2 September 1969, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA), and ‘Mr’ Dalvin and Donal Read more

The Contours - 80% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul New Age R&B / Soul Dance Music Videos & Concerts
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The Contours formed as an R&B vocal group in Detroit in 1959, featuring lead vocalist Billy Gordon, Billy Hoggs, Joe Billingslea and Sylvester Potts. Hubert Johnson (14 January 1941, d. 11 July 1981) joined the line-up in 1960, and it was his cousin Jackie Wilson who secured the group an audition and then a contract with Motown Records in 1961. Initial singles proved uns Read more

Troop - 75% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Guy - 74% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Widely applauded as the originators of swingbeat, a fusion of hip-hop beats with gospel/soul vocals also referred to as ‘new jack swing’, Guy was formed by Teddy Riley, Aaron Hall, and Timmy Gatling. At the close of the 80s the New York trio broke big by combining Aaron’s talented larynx with the studio know-how of producer Riley. The sound and image was much cop Read more

Michel'le - 72% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: Drama Pop / Rock
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Michele’le (pronounced Me-Shell-Lay) Toussant, Los Angeles, California, USA. One time girlfriend and protégée of Dr. Dre, Michel’le’s career exploded and then disappeared with equal velocity, after she retired to have a baby. She first came to prominence as a backing vocalist for Dre’s World Class Wreckin’ Cru, before guesting on the D. Read more

112 - 70% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Keith Sweat - 69% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul Television Music Videos & Concerts
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Keith ‘Sabu’ Crier, 22 July 1961, New York, USA. A veteran of contemporary R&B, acknowledged master crooner Keith Sweat has presided over a musical style that has evolved enormously since his double-platinum debut album, Make It Last Forever, was released in 1987. In that time, he has never seemed out of pace with developments, incorporating new innovations suc Read more

Mint Condition - 67% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul Dance
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One of a myriad of R&B-inspired American outfits who emerged in the early 90s, Mint Condition was formed by Larry Waddell (31 August 1963; keyboards), Homer O’Dell (b. 17 May 1965; guitar), Stokley Williams (b. 17 July 1967; vocals/drums), Jeff Allen (b. 17 November 1968; saxophone/keyboards), Keri Lewis (keyboards), and Ricky Kinchen (b. 7 July 1966; bass). The gro Read more

L.T.D. - 59% match to Tony! Toni! Toné!

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Disco Funk
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