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Kelly Price - 90% match to Xscape

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

Kenny Lattimore - 82% match to Xscape

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 - 81% match to Xscape

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

Silk - 78% match to Xscape

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 - 73% match to Xscape

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

The Contours - 67% match to Xscape

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul New Age Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul
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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

Tony! Toni! Toné! - 67% match to Xscape

Genres: R&B / Soul Soundtracks Urban & Rap Holiday & Seasonal
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This swingbeat trio from Oakland, California, was formed by brothers Dwayne (14 February 1963, Oakland, California, USA; lead vocals, guitar) and Raphael Wiggins (b. Charlie Ray Wiggins, 14 May 1966, Oakland, California, USA; lead vocals/bass), and their cousin Timothy Christian (b. 10 December 1965, Oakland, California, USA; drums). They arrived with ‘Little Walter Read more

Troop - 66% match to Xscape

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Tamar Braxton - 65% match to Xscape

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
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Michel'le - 64% match to Xscape

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

SWV - 64% match to Xscape

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Holiday & Seasonal
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Acronym for Sisters With Voices, these ‘ghetto sisters’ from Brooklyn and the Bronx, New York, comprised the talents of Coko (Cheryl Gamble), Taj (b. Tamara Johnson) and Lelee (b. Leanne Lyons). Shaped by swingbeat producer Teddy Riley to reflect streetwise dress and attitude, the trio’s sound was somewhat harder than that which might be expected of ‘new Read more

Faith Evans - 61% match to Xscape

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks
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10 June 1973, Lakeland, Florida, USA. Most famous for having been married to hardcore rapper the Notorious B.I.G. , R&B singer Faith Evans originally rose to prominence by singing background vocals and co-writing songs for Mary J. Blige, Color Me Badd and Tony Thompson. She broke through as a solo artist in the mid-90s with the release of her winning debut single, ‘ Read more

112 - 58% match to Xscape

Genres: R&B / Soul
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L.T.D. - 51% match to Xscape

Genres: R&B / Soul Disco Pop / Rock
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Mary J. Blige - 49% match to Xscape

Genres: R&B / Soul Kids & Family Drama Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Urban & Rap Country & Bluegrass Spoken Word Television Horror Pop / Rock Mystery / Thriller
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Mary Jane Blige, 11 January 1971, the Bronx, New York, New York City, USA. Blige was signed to Uptown Records by their head of A&R, Sean ‘Puffy’ Combs. After being promoted by her record company as ‘The original queen of hip-hop and soul’, her 1992 debut album sold over two million copies (many of the best songs being written for her by POV). The hip- Read more

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