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Thread started 08/20/04 12:26am

JANFAN4L

The Ultimate '90s R&B Girl Groups Thread

Talk about any R&B girl group from the '90s. Where are they now? What happened to them? What are your favorite songs or videos by these artists anything. Who are your favorites out of this list? Who sucked?

Here's an initial list of groups (feel free to add more in your reply):

En Vogue
Kut Klose
Willie Max (Raphael Saadiq's discovery)
Brownstone
Jade ("5, 4, 3, 2... Yo time is up!")
SWV
TLC
Zhane
Allure
Total
702
Blackgirl
Divine
Xscape
Y?NVee ("Chocolate Tie")
MoKenStef
Changing Faces
Nuttin' Nyce
The Braxtons
Cleopatra
Reply #1 posted 08/20/04 12:45am

DavidEye

I love the first SWV album 'It's About Time'.Remember jams like "I'm So Into You","Weak","You're Always On My Mind" and "Right Here"? Played that CD to death back in 92/93! Last I heard,the girls were back in the studio,recording a new album.Has anyone heard any updates?

I also liked the first album by Jade.And EnVogue's second CD 'Funky Divas' is an early-90s classic.
Reply #2 posted 08/20/04 12:59am

Christopher

JANFAN4L said:

Talk about any R&B girl group from the '90s. Where are they now? What happened to them? What are your favorite songs or videos by these artists anything. Who are your favorites out of this list? Who sucked?

Here's an initial list of groups (feel free to add more in your reply):

En Vogue
Kut Klose
Willie Max (Raphael Saadiq's discovery)
Brownstone
Jade ("5, 4, 3, 2... Yo time is up!")
SWV
TLC
Zhane
Allure
Total
702
Blackgirl
Divine
Xscape
Y?NVee ("Chocolate Tie")
MoKenStef
Changing Faces
Nuttin' Nyce
The Braxtons
Cleopatra


nuttin nyce lol... that song "in my nature"

Cleopatra the girls from the UK?
/

anyhoo

Devine-they had that song "lately"
Reply #3 posted 08/20/04 4:17am

PurpleCharm

My favorites were:

Jade
Envogue
SWV
Brownstone

There was another girl group called For Real.
Reply #4 posted 08/20/04 5:42am

RipHer2Shreds

PurpleCharm said:

My favorites were:

Jade
Envogue
SWV
Brownstone

There was another girl group called For Real.

For Real had one good track that I liked, Like I Do. There was a remix of it that benefited from a sample by the SOS Band. Good song! I really don't think a good portion of the 90's vocal groups (male or female) were really memorable. I think most of them had a decent cut here and there, but on the whole they didn't do much for me. I must admit to having a soft spot for the trashiness of Total, but in the long run the only ones that did anything for me were En Vogue and SWV.
Reply #5 posted 08/20/04 5:57am

Dancelot

RipHer2Shreds said:

...but in the long run the only ones that did anything for me were En Vogue and SWV.


I agree. I have tons of albums by many of the artists listed above, some of them I still put on, but most of them I hardly listen to nowadays.. but En Vogue stand out here over the rest... they had style and class... in many ways... so I won't do a complete ranking here, but EnVogue would defintely be my No.1 here
Keep Your Feet On The Ground And Keep Reaching For The Stars.
Reply #6 posted 08/20/04 6:05am

Dancelot

RipHer2Shreds said:

PurpleCharm said:

There was another girl group called For Real.
For Real had one good track that I liked, Like I Do

yep I remember that one too biggrin I also liked "Good Morning Sunshine", that one sampled/borrowed heavily from Young Holt Unlimited "Soulful strut"... and this is enuff to do the trick for me! lol
Keep Your Feet On The Ground And Keep Reaching For The Stars.
Reply #7 posted 08/20/04 6:14am

MrSquiggle


nod worship
Reply #8 posted 08/20/04 6:56am

AsianConnection

I like these groups, but for these songs only...


Brownstone -- If You Love Me

En Vogue -- Don't Go

Mokenstef -- He's Mine


I really like those songs biggrin
Reply #9 posted 08/20/04 7:24am

paisleypark4

Total:

Kissin U

Do U Think About Us

Trippin

I Tried headbang

Sittin Here


them were the CUTS.


Lil trivia. Their first album has the ONLY rapping collaboration between Foxy Brown & Lil Kim.
Download all the shit hop that you can for your kids, neices, nephews, and their friends also. That will prevent them from going out and buying it and will prevent some shit hop sales. Every little bit helps - Andy
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemus
Reply #10 posted 08/20/04 9:32am

VinnyM27

I'm hoping for an SWV reunion. That first album was amazing!
Reply #11 posted 08/20/04 9:36am

JANFAN4L

Christopher said:


nuttin nyce lol... that song "in my nature"

Cleopatra the girls from the UK?
/

anyhoo

Devine-they had that song "lately"


Nuttin' Nyce: remember "Froggy Style"? LOL

Cleopatra "FRESH NEW TALENTS HERE" yeah the girls jumpin on the beds in the video lol

"Lately" used to be the song.
Reply #12 posted 08/21/04 12:00am

JesseDezz

I've known Nikki of Divine since she was a little girl - we attended the same church and sang on the choir together. Saw her about three months ago. She was with her fiance. She said that the group just sort of fizzled out - they never actually broke up. Record company issues and stuff. She doesn't really sing much anymore. I wanted her to sing on some of my material but she moved out of Jersey - her job was moving. She's still gorgeous and the nicest person you could meet. She always could sing - it was such a surprise, though - one day she just let the voice rip at choir rehearsal and we were like - whoa smile

Don't know what happened to the other girls...
Reply #13 posted 08/21/04 12:09am

NWF

What about that run-of-the-mill group Voices? They had a "hit" with "Yeah Yeah Yeah" back in 1992 or so. giggle











































What the fuck is Pink Floyd doing on this thread? lol
NEW WAVE FOREVER: SLAVE TO THE WAVE FROM THE CRADLE TO THE GRAVE.
Reply #14 posted 08/21/04 1:55am

Christopher

JANFAN4L said:

Christopher said:


nuttin nyce lol... that song "in my nature"

Cleopatra the girls from the UK?
/

anyhoo

Devine-they had that song "lately"


Nuttin' Nyce: remember "Froggy Style"? LOL

Cleopatra "FRESH NEW TALENTS HERE" yeah the girls jumpin on the beds in the video lol

"Lately" used to be the song.


froggy style the hi-c song? lol.....remember those girls that made an asnwer record to another bad creation?


lately was a nice song, i remember it even hit number one on the pop chart back in 98! which was funny cause i seen them on jenny jones weeks after and she introduced them and the crowed had a puzzled look like "umm who!?"
lol
.
.
[This message was edited Sat Aug 21 1:56:17 2004 by Christopher]
Reply #15 posted 08/21/04 2:24am

Soulchild82

Not a group but...Whhatt ever happend to samantha mumba??? she was kinda hot. Maybe British Orgers know.

"Thinking like the Keys on Prince's piano, we'll be just fine"
Reply #16 posted 08/21/04 10:13pm

boriquateddy

What about????

Drama
Emage`
7669
Sweet & Lo-gimme that 40dawg
Ebony Vibe Everlasting (UK)
Vybe
On Edge
Teri & Monica (from The Gyrlz)
Phajja
Harmony Innocence
Pretty In Pink
Good 2 go - 1 hit wonder summer of 92,soulful white chicks "Never satisfied"
Sista-Missy Elliots 1st group

and on of my favorites a lovely quartet out of DC signed to Stepsun entertainment in 95...
Pure Soul..."We must be in love" beautifull wedding song.....had Laura Winslow(Family Matter's) jumping the broom in the video.


my favorites are as follows

Brownstone (IMO EnVouge's only compition)
EnVouge
Pure Soul
Zhane
Changing Faces
Jade
SWV (i'm glad Taj started singing more....she has a very beautiful voice)
Xscape
TLC
I am not African. Africa is in me, but I cannot return.
I am not taína. Taíno is in me, but there is no way back.
I am not european. Europe lives in me, but I have no home there.
I am new. History made me. My first language was spanglish.
And I am
Reply #17 posted 08/22/04 12:25am

BinaryJustin

Soulchild82 said:

Not a group but...Whhatt ever happend to samantha mumba??? she was kinda hot. Maybe British Orgers know.



She's currently dating Sisqo.

Personally, I thought she looked like a man. I believe she lives someplace in Ireland.
Reply #18 posted 08/22/04 3:56am

NoodleSoup

BinaryJustin said:

Soulchild82 said:

Not a group but...Whhatt ever happend to samantha mumba??? she was kinda hot. Maybe British Orgers know.



She's currently dating Sisqo.

Personally, I thought she looked like a man. I believe she lives someplace in Ireland.


Movies I think.
Reply #19 posted 08/23/04 12:11am

heybaby

JANFAN4L said:

Talk about any R&B girl group from the '90s. Where are they now? What happened to them? What are your favorite songs or videos by these artists anything. Who are your favorites out of this list? Who sucked?

Here's an initial list of groups (feel free to add more in your reply):

En Vogue
Kut Klose
Willie Max (Raphael Saadiq's discovery)
Brownstone
Jade ("5, 4, 3, 2... Yo time is up!")
SWV
TLC
Zhane
Allure
Total
702
Blackgirl
Divine
Xscape
Y?NVee ("Chocolate Tie")
MoKenStef
Changing Faces
Nuttin' Nyce
The Braxtons
Cleopatra

you named them all!
[This message was edited Mon Aug 23 0:14:57 2004 by heybaby]
Reply #20 posted 08/23/04 8:08am

theVelvetRoper

I LOVE all of Total's hits, and loved them in LL's "Loungin'" remix. That was the greatest song!

En Vogue is great, doesn't even need to be said when mentioning girl groups.

TLC is my favorite girl group of all-time, hands down.

I loved Kut Klose in Keith Sweat's "Twisted"

Jade's "Don't Walk Away", LOVE it!
'Cause your friends don't dance, and if they don't dance... well, they're no friends of mine.
Reply #21 posted 08/23/04 12:53pm

dreamfactory313

I want SWV back! biggrin
Reply #22 posted 08/23/04 12:57pm

Rhondab

paisleypark4 said:

Total:

Kissin U

Do U Think About Us

Trippin

I Tried headbang

Sittin Here


them were the CUTS.


Lil trivia. Their first album has the ONLY rapping collaboration between Foxy Brown & Lil Kim.



loveeeee TOTAL!!!!

SWV
Jade

I remember that one group ex-girlfriend

xscape....

hell...ya'll named them all....smile
Reply #23 posted 09/02/04 4:02pm

jazzgotsoul

What about Sista? Missy Elliot's old group, producers DeVante Swing & Timbaland. I still listen to their cd till this day. Underrated.
Reply #24 posted 09/02/04 4:28pm

CinisterCee

jazzgotsoul said:

What about Sista? Missy Elliot's old group, producers DeVante Swing & Timbaland. I still listen to their cd till this day. Underrated.


But it wasn't released neutral
Reply #25 posted 09/02/04 4:56pm

JANFAN4L

Soulchild82 said:

Not a group but...Whhatt ever happend to samantha mumba??? she was kinda hot. Maybe British Orgers know.



I never llked that chick.
Reply #26 posted 09/02/04 4:58pm

JANFAN4L

I LOVE SWV'S WEAK.

That song takes me back to the days of afterschool specials and now-laters (Now & Laters) HAHAHAH!!!!! lol
Reply #27 posted 09/02/04 5:00pm

JANFAN4L

I heard one of the girls from Divine was working for Allstate.

Also, on an unrelated note, my brother saw Kiree (sp?) of the Boys. He has some workaday job somewhere in LA.
Reply #28 posted 09/02/04 5:06pm

jazzgotsoul

CinisterCee said:

jazzgotsoul said:

What about Sista? Missy Elliot's old group, producers DeVante Swing & Timbaland. I still listen to their cd till this day. Underrated.


But it wasn't released neutral


I have it..

Reply #29 posted 09/02/04 5:25pm

aikam

boriquateddy said:

What about????

Drama
Emage`
7669
Sweet & Lo-gimme that 40dawg
Ebony Vibe Everlasting (UK)
Vybe
On Edge
Teri & Monica (from The Gyrlz)
Phajja
Harmony Innocence
Pretty In Pink
Good 2 go - 1 hit wonder summer of 92,soulful white chicks "Never satisfied"
Sista-Missy Elliots 1st group

and on of my favorites a lovely quartet out of DC signed to Stepsun entertainment in 95...
Pure Soul..."We must be in love" beautifull wedding song.....had Laura Winslow(Family Matter's) jumping the broom in the video.


my favorites are as follows

Brownstone (IMO EnVouge's only compition)
EnVouge
Pure Soul
Zhane
Changing Faces
Jade
SWV (i'm glad Taj started singing more....she has a very beautiful voice)
Xscape
TLC


Sweet N' Lo: Thank you...I've been trying to think of the name of the group that had that song gimme that 40 dawg...I remember the video so clearly but for the life of me I could'nt think of the song, I knew it was two girls and I remember one girl rapping. I bought the single when it came out years ago. I did'nt feel like going through all my cd's to find it (i'm currently putting my collection in some type of order).

Pretty in Pink: Chaka Khan's daughter was in this group (the one with the long braids). I bought the CD when it came out for "All About You". I must say that she did not inherit her mother's powerful/soulful pipes. The voice may have matured for the better over the years but I doubt it.

Pure Soul: I used to love their song "We Must Be In Love".

Teri and Monica which were The Gyrlz minus one member used to sing back up for Al B. Sure and Al B. sure and his cousin Kyle West put their album together. If It's Games You're Playing" was my song.

Where in the hell is Zhane, Brownstone and Jade???
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #30 posted 09/02/04 5:36pm

JANFAN4L

Hey what was the name of that girl group from Cleveland that had a song talkin about...

"Baby take yo tiiiiimeeeee."

Anyone know?
Reply #31 posted 09/02/04 5:38pm

aikam

RipHer2Shreds said:

PurpleCharm said:

My favorites were:

Jade
Envogue
SWV
Brownstone

There was another girl group called For Real.

For Real had one good track that I liked, Like I Do. There was a remix of it that benefited from a sample by the SOS Band. Good song! I really don't think a good portion of the 90's vocal groups (male or female) were really memorable. I think most of them had a decent cut here and there, but on the whole they didn't do much for me. I must admit to having a soft spot for the trashiness of Total, but in the long run the only ones that did anything for me were En Vogue and SWV.

Like I Do is a nice track off of their second album "Free" that was released in 1996. I love their debut album "It's A Natural Thang" which was released in 1994. They released the following songs:

You Don't Wanna Miss
Easy To Love
You Don't Know Nothin' (acapella)
D'Yer Mak'er

I love this whole album (great debut and they all sing lead and do it well)

It's A Natural Thang



Free

Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #32 posted 09/02/04 5:43pm

aikam

JANFAN4L said:

Hey what was the name of that girl group from Cleveland that had a song talkin about...

"Baby take yo tiiiiimeeeee."

Anyone know?

Can you think of anymore lyrics? Alot of people say the above and I'm trying to think/narrow it down.
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #33 posted 09/02/04 5:45pm

JANFAN4L

aikam said:

JANFAN4L said:

Hey what was the name of that girl group from Cleveland that had a song talkin about...

"Baby take yo tiiiiimeeeee."

Anyone know?

Can you think of anymore lyrics? Alot of people say the above and I'm trying to think/narrow it down.


They were either affliated or discovered by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.
Reply #34 posted 09/02/04 5:58pm

aikam

JANFAN4L said:

aikam said:


Can you think of anymore lyrics? Alot of people say the above and I'm trying to think/narrow it down.


They were either affliated or discovered by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.

Is it "Take Your Time" by Mo Thugs? Check out the lyrics below and see if you recognize them:

[Tre]
The word 'love' is a hell of a word to be sayin'
You don't know how to use it with caution
It's a death-defying game to play
And when you're thinking of the one you wanna get next to
Be sure it's a mutual feeling
'cause these are the words they'll say

'Hey, baby, you're the only one I'm on'
They kick a few lines from a slow song
having you thinking you got it going on so strong
And can't nothing in this world go wrong
They say, 'Baby, I'm yours
So go and close the bedroom door
Make sure the binds are closed'
Yo keep you comin' up out your clothes
The next day they don't know you no more
So, baby, take your time
Help me, ease my mind
Every little chance you get, you wanna do me
It's so hard to find a one-of-a-kind
And when these words are said
Don't let it get to your head
Once the lights go out
You'll hear a scream and shout
The next day somebody else is misled

Who do you love? (You have to ask yourself)
Is it someone you can count on?
Someone who's there for you
Someone who will be true
No matter what the situation may be
And are they sent from above?
This question is asked for a reason
'Cause some of them wanna play
And then go their separate ways
And hey, these are the words they'll say

[Tre]
'Hey, baby, you're the only one I'm on'
They kick a few lines from a slow song
having you thinking you got it going on so strong

And can't nothing in this world go wrong
They say, 'Baby, I'm yours
So go and close the bedroom door
Make sure the binds are closed'
Yo keep you comin' up out your clothes
The next day they don't know you no more
So, baby, take your time
Help me, ease my mind
Every little chance you get, you wanna do me
It's so hard to find a one-of-a-kind
And when these words are said
Don't let it get to your head
Once the lights go out
You'll hear a scream and shout
The next day somebody else is misled

[Krayzie]
Ain't never had game, I shot real, shot real
'Cause complications in your conversation
So you know it ain't real, gotta be real
So why you keep fallin' for lames and games?
Shame shame shame
How many strippings you wanna take
Until you learn the game's another definition for play?
So, won't ya ease-a your mind and block out all distraction
Take your time
Take your time
Slow down [slow down] your action
Ya see, 'cause that's your disaster

Take your time
Ease my mind (Baby, won't you take your time?)
Take your time, help me ease my mind
Every little chance you get, you wanna do me
It's so hard to find, I'm one of a kind
And when these words are said
Don't let it get to your head
Once the lights go out
You'll hear a scream and shout
The next day somebody else is misled
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #35 posted 09/02/04 6:01pm

JANFAN4L

aikam said:

JANFAN4L said:



They were either affliated or discovered by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony.

Is it "Take Your Time" by Mo Thugs? Check out the lyrics below and see if you recognize them:

[Tre]
The word 'love' is a hell of a word to be sayin'
You don't know how to use it with caution
It's a death-defying game to play
And when you're thinking of the one you wanna get next to
Be sure it's a mutual feeling
'cause these are the words they'll say

'Hey, baby, you're the only one I'm on'
They kick a few lines from a slow song
having you thinking you got it going on so strong
And can't nothing in this world go wrong
They say, 'Baby, I'm yours
So go and close the bedroom door
Make sure the binds are closed'
Yo keep you comin' up out your clothes
The next day they don't know you no more
So, baby, take your time
Help me, ease my mind
Every little chance you get, you wanna do me
It's so hard to find a one-of-a-kind
And when these words are said
Don't let it get to your head
Once the lights go out
You'll hear a scream and shout
The next day somebody else is misled

Who do you love? (You have to ask yourself)
Is it someone you can count on?
Someone who's there for you
Someone who will be true
No matter what the situation may be
And are they sent from above?
This question is asked for a reason
'Cause some of them wanna play
And then go their separate ways
And hey, these are the words they'll say

[Tre]
'Hey, baby, you're the only one I'm on'
They kick a few lines from a slow song
having you thinking you got it going on so strong

And can't nothing in this world go wrong
They say, 'Baby, I'm yours
So go and close the bedroom door
Make sure the binds are closed'
Yo keep you comin' up out your clothes
The next day they don't know you no more
So, baby, take your time
Help me, ease my mind
Every little chance you get, you wanna do me
It's so hard to find a one-of-a-kind
And when these words are said
Don't let it get to your head
Once the lights go out
You'll hear a scream and shout
The next day somebody else is misled

[Krayzie]
Ain't never had game, I shot real, shot real
'Cause complications in your conversation
So you know it ain't real, gotta be real
So why you keep fallin' for lames and games?
Shame shame shame
How many strippings you wanna take
Until you learn the game's another definition for play?
So, won't ya ease-a your mind and block out all distraction
Take your time
Take your time
Slow down [slow down] your action
Ya see, 'cause that's your disaster

Take your time
Ease my mind (Baby, won't you take your time?)
Take your time, help me ease my mind
Every little chance you get, you wanna do me
It's so hard to find, I'm one of a kind
And when these words are said
Don't let it get to your head
Once the lights go out
You'll hear a scream and shout
The next day somebody else is misled


Yeah, that's it. Thank ya kindly! smile
Reply #36 posted 09/02/04 6:05pm

aikam

JANFAN4L said:

aikam said:


Is it "Take Your Time" by Mo Thugs? Check out the lyrics below and see if you recognize them:

[Tre]
The word 'love' is a hell of a word to be sayin'
You don't know how to use it with caution
It's a death-defying game to play
And when you're thinking of the one you wanna get next to
Be sure it's a mutual feeling
'cause these are the words they'll say

'Hey, baby, you're the only one I'm on'
They kick a few lines from a slow song
having you thinking you got it going on so strong
And can't nothing in this world go wrong
They say, 'Baby, I'm yours
So go and close the bedroom door
Make sure the binds are closed'
Yo keep you comin' up out your clothes
The next day they don't know you no more
So, baby, take your time
Help me, ease my mind
Every little chance you get, you wanna do me
It's so hard to find a one-of-a-kind
And when these words are said
Don't let it get to your head
Once the lights go out
You'll hear a scream and shout
The next day somebody else is misled

Who do you love? (You have to ask yourself)
Is it someone you can count on?
Someone who's there for you
Someone who will be true
No matter what the situation may be
And are they sent from above?
This question is asked for a reason
'Cause some of them wanna play
And then go their separate ways
And hey, these are the words they'll say

[Tre]
'Hey, baby, you're the only one I'm on'
They kick a few lines from a slow song
having you thinking you got it going on so strong

And can't nothing in this world go wrong
They say, 'Baby, I'm yours
So go and close the bedroom door
Make sure the binds are closed'
Yo keep you comin' up out your clothes
The next day they don't know you no more
So, baby, take your time
Help me, ease my mind
Every little chance you get, you wanna do me
It's so hard to find a one-of-a-kind
And when these words are said
Don't let it get to your head
Once the lights go out
You'll hear a scream and shout
The next day somebody else is misled

[Krayzie]
Ain't never had game, I shot real, shot real
'Cause complications in your conversation
So you know it ain't real, gotta be real
So why you keep fallin' for lames and games?
Shame shame shame
How many strippings you wanna take
Until you learn the game's another definition for play?
So, won't ya ease-a your mind and block out all distraction
Take your time
Take your time
Slow down [slow down] your action
Ya see, 'cause that's your disaster

Take your time
Ease my mind (Baby, won't you take your time?)
Take your time, help me ease my mind
Every little chance you get, you wanna do me
It's so hard to find, I'm one of a kind
And when these words are said
Don't let it get to your head
Once the lights go out
You'll hear a scream and shout
The next day somebody else is misled


Yeah, that's it. Thank ya kindly! smile

no problem...happy to help out, I'm a music junkie and I love doing things like this (it's a challenge for me). smile
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #37 posted 09/02/04 6:06pm

JANFAN4L

Hey, remember Shades?

They were the group behind the ultimate golddiggers anthem "Tell Me" which would later go on to be the inspiration for LL Cool J's hit Loungin' (Remix feat. Total)

They said...


Yeah,come on Motown!
Girls help me sing it
Tell me your name
(Cauz i wanna know)
What car do you drive
(Tell me where can we go)
How much money do you make
(How can i be down)
As long as you have
(I'll be around)

Most guys they come as dime a dozen
And they always try to get with me
Don't think that i'm an opportunist
I fall in love betcha not for free
So baby tell me

(chorus)

Most guys they think that i'm a user
They think i take and then i never give
It's time for girls to make a statement
I'm going for mine, This lady's got to live
Oh! Tell Me!

(chorus twice)

If you want me
Then i must see
You'll give me any and everything that i need baby
I'll fall in love
If love was meant
Cause ain't nuthin goin' on but the rent
So Tell Me!
(chorus til out)

Reply #38 posted 09/02/04 6:22pm

aikam

JANFAN4L said:

Hey, remember Shades?

They were the group behind the ultimate golddiggers anthem "Tell Me" which would later go on to be the inspiration for LL Cool J's hit Loungin' (Remix feat. Total)

They said...


Yeah,come on Motown!
Girls help me sing it
Tell me your name
(Cauz i wanna know)
What car do you drive
(Tell me where can we go)
How much money do you make
(How can i be down)
As long as you have
(I'll be around)

Most guys they come as dime a dozen
And they always try to get with me
Don't think that i'm an opportunist
I fall in love betcha not for free
So baby tell me

(chorus)

Most guys they think that i'm a user
They think i take and then i never give
It's time for girls to make a statement
I'm going for mine, This lady's got to live
Oh! Tell Me!

(chorus twice)

If you want me
Then i must see
You'll give me any and everything that i need baby
I'll fall in love
If love was meant
Cause ain't nuthin goin' on but the rent
So Tell Me!
(chorus til out)



Shades and LL cool J both actually sampled a popular song from the 80's called "Who Do You Love" by Bernard Wright"
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #39 posted 09/02/04 6:56pm

violett

remeber oaktown 357?? and tigre and bunny?? giggle
be the change you wish to see in the world.....ghandi. worship
heart
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Reply #40 posted 09/02/04 7:07pm

aikam

violett said:

remeber oaktown 357?? and tigre and bunny?? giggle

you took it back. Oaktown's 357 used to dance for MC Hammer and then they released their own albums. Juicy Got'em Crazy featuring B Angie B on vocals was my song. That's when the BOX was on (music channel where you could call a 900 # to request videos) and that video came on every 5 minutes. They also had that song Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah. My other song by them was Wild and Loose. The member's names were Terrible T. and Sweet LD. Tigra and Bunny were from the rap group L'Trimm - WE LIKE THE CARS, THE CARS THAT GO BOOM, WE'RE TIGRA AND BUNNY AND WE LIKE THE BOOM....WE LIKE THEM SHORT AND WE LIKE THEM TALL, WE LIKE THEM ONE AND WE LIKE THEM ALL.... biggrin
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #41 posted 09/02/04 7:44pm

todd305

Does anyone remember Lace? They had a hit during this period with "My Love Is Deep".
Reply #42 posted 09/02/04 9:37pm

violett

aikam said:

violett said:

remeber oaktown 357?? and tigre and bunny?? giggle

you took it back. Oaktown's 357 used to dance for MC Hammer and then they released their own albums. Juicy Got'em Crazy featuring B Angie B on vocals was my song. That's when the BOX was on (music channel where you could call a 900 # to request videos) and that video came on every 5 minutes. They also had that song Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah. My other song by them was Wild and Loose. The member's names were Terrible T. and Sweet LD. Tigra and Bunny were from the rap group L'Trimm - WE LIKE THE CARS, THE CARS THAT GO BOOM, WE'RE TIGRA AND BUNNY AND WE LIKE THE BOOM....WE LIKE THEM SHORT AND WE LIKE THEM TALL, WE LIKE THEM ONE AND WE LIKE THEM ALL.... biggrin



not bad for a white girl huh? giggle

3 - 5 - 7 get loose now dancing jig and angie b was the shit!!

L'trimm duh that was the name of the group!! biggrin giggle
be the change you wish to see in the world.....ghandi. worship
heart
vi star
Reply #43 posted 09/03/04 4:56am

aikam

violett said:

aikam said:


you took it back. Oaktown's 357 used to dance for MC Hammer and then they released their own albums. Juicy Got'em Crazy featuring B Angie B on vocals was my song. That's when the BOX was on (music channel where you could call a 900 # to request videos) and that video came on every 5 minutes. They also had that song Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah. My other song by them was Wild and Loose. The member's names were Terrible T. and Sweet LD. Tigra and Bunny were from the rap group L'Trimm - WE LIKE THE CARS, THE CARS THAT GO BOOM, WE'RE TIGRA AND BUNNY AND WE LIKE THE BOOM....WE LIKE THEM SHORT AND WE LIKE THEM TALL, WE LIKE THEM ONE AND WE LIKE THEM ALL.... biggrin



not bad for a white girl huh? giggle

3 - 5 - 7 get loose now dancing jig and angie b was the shit!!

L'trimm duh that was the name of the group!! biggrin giggle


lol..I bought B Angie B's CD, she did a great remake of "I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love", she also released the pretty ballad "So Much Love". I wonder where she is these days???? lol @ Wild and Loose, I remember that guy singing on it whoa o whoa o whoooooa everybody get loose.... biggrin.

L'Trimm Cars That Go boom Lyrics (let's take a trip down memory lane):

How many kinds, where can we start?
Yeah, we like them dumb and we like them smart.
I like the ones with the pretty eyes,
Well i like all kinds of guys.
Stop. What happened, how about the ones we especially like?
Which ones?
You know the ones with the cars that go..
I hear you..
Hit it!

It was me and the posse with Bunny G
We were cruising in the Jag or the Lambourgini,
When low and behold there appeared a mirage,
He was hooking up a car in his daddy's garage.
We stopped short, did a double take,
He was looking so fly, I thought I wasn't awake.
He was obviously hooking up bass, I assume,
But then he turned a little button and the car went boom.

We like the cars, the cars that go boom,
We're Tigre and Bunny and we like the boom.
We like the cars, the cars that go boom.
We're Tigre and Bunny and we like the boom.

We like them short, and we like them tall,
We like them one, and we like them all.
They're always adding speakers when they find the room,
Coz they know we like the guys with the cars that go boom.
And see my boyfriend really knows where it's at,
He's got 50 inch woofers all along the back.
He makes a comment on going to my room,
But I'd rather stay out with his car that goes boom.

We like the cars, the cars that go boom,
We're Tigre and Bunny and we like the boom.
We like the cars, the cars that go boom.
We're Tigre and Bunny and we like the boom.

Now if your car ain't got it, go out and get it,
We like the boom and don't you forget it.
So turn down the treble, and flaunt your bass,
So your car can be heard almost any place.
Coz when you're in the street you can't go far,
Without hearing the boom pouring out your car.
So if your speaker's weak, then please turn it off,
Coz we like the cars that sound so tough.

We like the cars, the cars that go boom,
We're Tigre and Bunny and we like the boom.
We like the cars, the cars that go boom.
We're Tigre and Bunny and we like the boom.

Everybody just beep your horn
Everybody just beep your horn if you hear us,
Now clap!
Hit it!
Beep, beep beep beep beep!
Come on everybody!
Hey, hey hey hey hey!
Beep, beep beep beep beep!
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #44 posted 09/03/04 6:25am

aikam

todd305 said:

Does anyone remember Lace? They had a hit during this period with "My Love Is Deep".

I remember them. They just showed them performing on The Apollo (TV One shows episodes of The Apollo from the 80's 90's era).
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #45 posted 09/03/04 7:19am

violett

falloff

omg..i used to come home from school and watch bet everyday...im pretty sure i have both of these videos on tape somewhere nod

im gonna have to pull em out biggrin
be the change you wish to see in the world.....ghandi. worship
heart
vi star
Reply #46 posted 09/03/04 7:32am

aikam

violett said:

falloff

omg..i used to come home from school and watch bet everyday...im pretty sure i have both of these videos on tape somewhere nod

im gonna have to pull em out biggrin

This is too funny. I have hundreds of tapes from that era and just started going through them to label and I also get excited when I come across an oldie but goodie or something I completely forgot about. Video Soul with Donnie Simpson was a must see - that's when videos were worth watching, they're crap now. Midnight Love was even better back then. Video LP was another good one I always had to check out. BET had so many good shows to watch back then. guitar music headbang
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #47 posted 09/03/04 1:04pm

JANFAN4L

aikam said:

violett said:

falloff

omg..i used to come home from school and watch bet everyday...im pretty sure i have both of these videos on tape somewhere nod

im gonna have to pull em out biggrin

This is too funny. I have hundreds of tapes from that era and just started going through them to label and I also get excited when I come across an oldie but goodie or something I completely forgot about. Video Soul with Donnie Simpson was a must see - that's when videos were worth watching, they're crap now. Midnight Love was even better back then. Video LP was another good one I always had to check out. BET had so many good shows to watch back then. guitar music headbang


Don't forget Video Vibrations and I dare say Planet Groove with the infamously despised Rachel.
Reply #48 posted 09/03/04 1:19pm

Redayh

What about Ex-Girlfriend. Does anybody remember them? They sang some song about coming home and hittin' some brotha in the dome with a frying pan. The only line I really remember is "cause the e-x girlfriend ain't playin."

Y'all know what I'm talking about?

S
Filthy cute and baby U know it
Reply #49 posted 09/03/04 1:19pm

kondwanii

My favorites R&B girls group TLC,SWV,Jade,Brownstone,Total and En Vogue. I got to meet Dawn from En Vogue when the group were together back in the 90s. Surprise to get to meet her at the mall. She is such a sweet person. I also attended a concert when she was in Lucy Pearl group opening for D'Angelo.
Reply #50 posted 09/03/04 2:22pm

aikam

Redayh said:

What about Ex-Girlfriend. Does anybody remember them? They sang some song about coming home and hittin' some brotha in the dome with a frying pan. The only line I really remember is "cause the e-x girlfriend ain't playin."

Y'all know what I'm talking about?

S

I bought their CD "X Marks The Spot". I used to love their song "Why Can't You Come Home". This was Full Force's girl group. Last I heard the main singer in the group was going to release a solo album, she also lost a ton of weight. Ex-Girlfriend also sang back up on Jasmine Guy's song "Try Me".
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #51 posted 09/03/04 2:27pm

JANFAN4L

Many in here neglected to mention Destiny's Child amongst the crowded school of R&B fish. Sure, they've had many group changes and chart-topping success in the noughties, but they're a '90s girl group nonetheless.

Reply #52 posted 09/03/04 2:31pm

aikam

JANFAN4L said:

aikam said:


This is too funny. I have hundreds of tapes from that era and just started going through them to label and I also get excited when I come across an oldie but goodie or something I completely forgot about. Video Soul with Donnie Simpson was a must see - that's when videos were worth watching, they're crap now. Midnight Love was even better back then. Video LP was another good one I always had to check out. BET had so many good shows to watch back then. guitar music headbang


Don't forget Video Vibrations and I dare say Planet Groove with the infamously despised Rachel.

I knew there was another popular show biggrin. I used to also set my timer to record "In Your Ear" mainly for the host of the show Brett Walker (talk about eye candy drooling). I also remember Screen Scene, there was also another show with Bev ?. There was also another show that came on either before or after Screen Scene...this lady would interview people and it was a 30 minute show. Teen Summit was another really good show they they took off. What the hell happened to BET??? Planet Groove was like a new version of Video Soul but not as good.
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #53 posted 09/04/04 12:27am

Hotlegs

aikam said:

JANFAN4L said:



Don't forget Video Vibrations and I dare say Planet Groove with the infamously despised Rachel.

I knew there was another popular show biggrin. I used to also set my timer to record "In Your Ear" mainly for the host of the show Brett Walker (talk about eye candy drooling). I also remember Screen Scene, there was also another show with Bev ?. There was also another show that came on either before or after Screen Scene...this lady would interview people and it was a 30 minute show. Teen Summit was another really good show they they took off. What the hell happened to BET??? Planet Groove was like a new version of Video Soul but not as good.


Damn. That was the good old days of BET when the network really stood for something. The BEv Smith show that you were refering to was Our voices .
Reply #54 posted 09/04/04 9:38am

boriquateddy

Redayh said:

What about Ex-Girlfriend. Does anybody remember them? They sang some song about coming home and hittin' some brotha in the dome with a frying pan. The only line I really remember is "cause the e-x girlfriend ain't playin."

Y'all know what I'm talking about?

S



Just before I thought nobody would mention Ex-Girlfriend in the entire thread, Redayh saves the day....I totaly omitted them from my list of faves...them girls were bad-ass Stacey Francis could hit them crazy notes..."Why can't you come home","Your the one for me" and in 94 off of they're 2nd album "X in your sex" loved that song.....the Full Force proteges were ahead of they're time....


also got to give props to Total they had some good songs as well as hook work.
I am not African. Africa is in me, but I cannot return.
I am not taína. Taíno is in me, but there is no way back.
I am not european. Europe lives in me, but I have no home there.
I am new. History made me. My first language was spanglish.
And I am
Reply #55 posted 09/04/04 9:51am

boriquateddy

I have a few female rap groups does anyone remember?

Oaktown's 3.5.7 & L'Trimm were mentioned already.....

what about

*J.J. Fad

*Finesse & Synquis (the 2 chicks with the matching MCM outfits one green one yellow)

*Wee Papa Girl Rappers (sister duo from london)

*Cookie Crew (also from london)

*Silk Tymes Leather (Jermaine Dupri's first discovery)

*Sugga & Spice ( two big girls,one light skin,one dark...dissed J.J.Fad)

*Body & Soul (Dance to the drummer's beat...this group had Sista Dee Barnes from the show "Pump it up",the lady who was assulted by Dr.Dre a few years after.)

*Def Dames (from Bakersfield CA... Set it off on the left ya'll)

*BWP (Bytches with Problems)

*HWA (Hoez wit Attitudes)

*Ghetto Girlz (Geto Boys knockoff, My man is playing tricks on me)

*Terminator X. W/Bonnie & Clyde (Homie don't play dat)

*Poizon Posse ( wanna be thug chicks produced by female rhyme legend Sweet Tee)

*The Conscious Daughters (bad ass duo from the bay area)


now if you tuned into Yo! MTV Raps during it's prime,or even had the BOX,maybe caught Rap City as well then you would remember some of these chicks.....
I am not African. Africa is in me, but I cannot return.
I am not taína. Taíno is in me, but there is no way back.
I am not european. Europe lives in me, but I have no home there.
I am new. History made me. My first language was spanglish.
And I am
Reply #56 posted 09/04/04 10:24am

violett

boriquateddy said:

I have a few female rap groups does anyone remember?

Oaktown's 3.5.7 & L'Trimm were mentioned already.....

what about

*J.J. Fad

*Finesse & Synquis (the 2 chicks with the matching MCM outfits one green one yellow)

*Wee Papa Girl Rappers (sister duo from london)

*Cookie Crew (also from london)

.....


clapping i member these fo sho!!! omg its funny to think back biggrin
be the change you wish to see in the world.....ghandi. worship
heart
vi star
Reply #57 posted 09/05/04 12:07am

violett

ok who did this song....


its like that .... yeah.....its like that....so heat it up!

i cant remember.....or maybe i had one drink too many redface
be the change you wish to see in the world.....ghandi. worship
heart
vi star
Reply #58 posted 09/05/04 2:48am

JANFAN4L

boriquateddy said:


*J.J. Fad


I was just listening to their first album a few days ago. I was jammin' to "Now Really" (the Sugga & Spice diss track), "Blame It On The Muzick," "My Dope Intro" and "Let's Get Hyped." Classic west coast rap LP.

*Sugga & Spice ( two big girls,one light skin,one dark...dissed J.J.Fad)


I wish I could see a picture of this group. Anyone have?

*Def Dames (from Bakersfield CA... Set it off on the left ya'll)


Damn, Teddy, you definitely know about those west coast female acts. I give you hella (as they say in the yay) props!

*HWA (Hoez wit Attitudes)


I had a Ruthless Records compilation cassette tape with one of their tracks on it. From what I recall, it was tight.

*Terminator X. W/Bonnie & Clyde (Homie don't play dat)


I have that LP! "Homie Don't Play Dat" was the hypest cut on there! Valley of the Jeep Beats was large, y'all!

*The Conscious Daughters (bad ass duo from the bay area)


C.D. was definitely bangin' with "Fonky Expedition," but when I bought their LP "Gamers" I had to return that ish to the store and get a refund, it just wasn't bangin' like I thought it would.

Now there were some other hip hop female groups like...

Sequence (many refer to them as the first female hip hop group)

Super Nature (Salt-N-Pepa's first name, pre-"Push It." They dropped the Doug E. Fresh & Slick Rick diss "Showstoppers")
Reply #59 posted 09/05/04 7:07am

CinisterCee

boriquateddy said:


*Def Dames (from Bakersfield CA... Set it off on the left ya'll)


D'YA WANNA BATTLE TOMCAT?! (don't be a fool)
Reply #60 posted 09/05/04 11:17am

aikam

boriquateddy said:

I have a few female rap groups does anyone remember?

Oaktown's 3.5.7 & L'Trimm were mentioned already.....

what about

*J.J. Fad

*Finesse & Synquis (the 2 chicks with the matching MCM outfits one green one yellow)

*Wee Papa Girl Rappers (sister duo from london)

*Cookie Crew (also from london)

*Silk Tymes Leather (Jermaine Dupri's first discovery)

*Sugga & Spice ( two big girls,one light skin,one dark...dissed J.J.Fad)

*Body & Soul (Dance to the drummer's beat...this group had Sista Dee Barnes from the show "Pump it up",the lady who was assulted by Dr.Dre a few years after.)

*Def Dames (from Bakersfield CA... Set it off on the left ya'll)

*BWP (Bytches with Problems)

*HWA (Hoez wit Attitudes)

*Ghetto Girlz (Geto Boys knockoff, My man is playing tricks on me)

*Terminator X. W/Bonnie & Clyde (Homie don't play dat)

*Poizon Posse ( wanna be thug chicks produced by female rhyme legend Sweet Tee)

*The Conscious Daughters (bad ass duo from the bay area)


now if you tuned into Yo! MTV Raps during it's prime,or even had the BOX,maybe caught Rap City as well then you would remember some of these chicks.....



JJ Fad: Supersonic was it back then, could'nt go anywhere without hearing it on radio. I also liked their song We In The House.

Finesse and Synquis: I used to love their song "Soul Sisters". Finesse and Synquis used to go under another name but for the life of me I can't think of it. I remember the video for Soul Sisters clearly because I was Al B. Sure crazy and he was in the video dancing with all the other people in the audience (he's in the uncut version of the video - not the edited version - not that big of a difference in the two videos, the one with Al had more cameos, that's about it). MCM was big back then...I look back at that line of clothing and it was sooo ugly.

Silk Tymes Leather - I bought their music when it was released. The Woman In Me was my song. They even had the DJ rapping on the album. I remember her wearing a hightop honey blonde fade. This was Jermaine Dupri's production etc. before he became "Jermaine Dupri". He was a kid back then. It's hard to believe that album came out almost 20 years ago (1987).

BWP or HWA was in a movie (can't remember because I was'nt a fan of either group).
[Edited 9/5/04 11:21am]
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music
Reply #61 posted 09/05/04 11:20am

aikam

Hotlegs said:

aikam said:


I knew there was another popular show biggrin. I used to also set my timer to record "In Your Ear" mainly for the host of the show Brett Walker (talk about eye candy drooling). I also remember Screen Scene, there was also another show with Bev ?. There was also another show that came on either before or after Screen Scene...this lady would interview people and it was a 30 minute show. Teen Summit was another really good show they they took off. What the hell happened to BET??? Planet Groove was like a new version of Video Soul but not as good.


Damn. That was the good old days of BET when the network really stood for something. The BEv Smith show that you were refering to was Our voices .

Thanks...that was it, "Our Voices". That was a really good show. BET either has someone else calling the shots or they were just dumb in screwing up the line-up.
Ohhh you keep saying stay the niiiiiiiiight
Just let me rock you 'til the morning liiiiiiight
It's cold outside
And much too late to driiiiiiiive
You know I need you baby
I'm so lost without your love
Mariah Carey - Stay The Night music

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