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  BLACKstreet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
BLACKstreet was an American RandB group founded in 1994 (see 1994 in music) by Teddy Riley, a New Jack Swing pioneer known for his work as a member of Guy.
Their debut album, BLACKstreet, was a moderate success due to the singles "Booti Call" and "Before I Let You Go", both Top 40 hits ("Before" hit the Top 10).
BLACKstreet has also collaborated with Jay-Z on his single "The City is Mine".
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 Encyclopedia: Blackstreet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
BLACKstreet was an American RandB and hip-hop soul group founded in 1994 (see 1994 in music) by Teddy Riley, a New Jack Swing pioneer known for his work as a member of Guy.
In 1998, BLACKstreet earned the Grammy Award for Best RandB Performance By A Duo Or Group – a feat as yet unmatched by any other male RandB outfit – for “No Diggity.” There were also nods for MTV Awards and American Music Awards and an MTV Europe Award for Best RandB Album.
BLACKstreet speaks for the fellas on “You Made Me.” A sweeping intro gives way to lush symphonic elements as the track offers a heads-up to women who don’t appreciate the men in their lives.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Blackstreet   (1049 words)

Although Blackstreet has enjoyed continuous acclaim since its platinum debut in 1994, the pressure was on when it came down to recording Finally.
In 1996, Blackstreet was featured on the sold out New Edition reunion tour, often stealing the show from the headliners.
In fact the group was invited to perform on MTV Unplugged in the summer of 1997 and the episode proved to be the highest rated of the summer season.
www.exodusnews.com /entertainment/Entertain035.htm   (663 words)

 AlltheMusic: Blackstreet
Although Blackstreet has enjoyed continuous acclaim since its platinum debut in 1994, the pressure was on when it came down to recording Finally "It wall all internal pressure" Teddy explains.
Along with Blackstreet’s studio skills, the group has emerged as a potent live act, notably in an age when track dates seem to be enough to get the job done.
In fact the group was invited to perform on MTV Un-Plugged in the summer of 1997 and the episode proved to be the highest rated one of the summer season.
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 Blackstreet's 'finally' back after break
Blackstreet has stayed true to the elements which have carried the group to the status it now enjoys.
All of the songs are essentially romantic works, with little effort wasted on the pompous showboating that many similar artists incorporate into their work.
In addition to building upon the foundations which made Blackstreet popular, the group has also shown that it can expand their music-making repertoire.
www.usc.edu /student-affairs/dt/V136/N59/04-black.59d.html   (615 words)

 hip online: artists: blackstreet
By early 2001, Teddy Riley’s yearning to reform BLACKstreet had became a serious impediment to progress on the solo album he was working on.
The sweltering intensity of BLACKstreet’s vocal performance, coupled with the track’s pulsating rhythms and G-funk-infused sonics (including a cameo from Dr. Dre), propelled the song to #1 (Hot 100) and platinum certification.
According to the members of BLACKstreet, the variety of sounds heard on Level II goes a long way toward explaining its appeal.
www.hiponline.com /artist/music/b/blackstreet   (1729 words)

 Rock On The Net: Blackstreet
The RandB group Blackstreet (sometimes noted as BLACKstreet) consists of Chauncey Hannibal, Eric Williams, Mark Middleton, and its founder - famed producer, Teddy Riley.
Middleton left Blackstreet to go solo, and was replaced with Terrell Philips.
Legal confusion surrounded Blackstreet when Hannibal announced he was filing a $2 million lawsuit against Riley, but then re-tracked the statement.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-b/blackstreet.htm   (457 words)

 MusicSnippet.com -Black Street - Blackstreet Level 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Blackstreet — There was nothing like the late 80’s and early 90’s remember songs like “ Lets’ Chill” and “Groove Me Baby”.
Blackstreet was the first to give us the mixture of hip-hop, RandB, gospel and funk.
Blackstreet is a fixture that’s all about the music, not who’s in or out of the group or what label their signed to.
www.musicsnippet.com /RandB/BlackStreet   (470 words)

 NashvilleRage.com: > Blackstreet: Level II - 03.20.03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
After the lukewarm reception of their third album, Finally, and a public breakup, Blackstreet has regrouped and returned with Level II, aiming to pick up where its platinum-plus sophomore album, Another Level, left off.
Blackstreet has always seemed like they're trying to appear more "street" than they really are.
By the time they released Finally, the magic had begun to fade, and with Level II it seems as if it's close to a complete halt.
www.nashvillerage.com /music/cds/cds2003/032003-blackstreet.shtml   (292 words)

 hip online: artists: interview: blackstreet
We came up with the name Blackstreet from, previously there was a member in the group by the name of Joseph Stonestreet and my name Chauncey Black.
Blackstreet always likes to be different when we do anything that we do.
Terrell has a phenomenal voice and he is a great singer and Blackstreet is definitely going to benefit with a singer like Terrell.
www.hiponline.com /artist/music/b/blackstreet/interview/100030.html   (182 words)

 VH1.com : Blackstreet : Biography
Stonestreet was replaced by Dave Hollister prior to the recording of the group's self-titled debut album, which appeared in the spring of 1994.
Blackstreet's third album, Finally, was released in early 1999, and though it contained "Take Me There" (and a bevy of guest cameos), it spent only one week in the Top Ten.
Tensions within the group and with their label, Interscope, ran high, and a rift between Hannibal and Riley spelled the end of the road for Blackstreet before the year was even out.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/blackstreet/bio.jhtml   (537 words)

 Blackstreet Music and Discussion
I think Blackstreet is tite and they sing good songs.
Blackstreet is on the top of MY all time favorite groups, I'm glad that Teddy and Chauncey reconciled and hope to hear more good things in the future.
Blackstreet makes me hot when I hear their song "Deep".
www.gnoosic.com /discussion/blackstreet.html   (486 words)

 Black Street
The leader of BLACKstreet, says the quartet's new members give the group a broader vocal range, plus a harmony it previously lacked.
Everybody would be at one studio and pop into each other's rooms or listen at the door to see what you were coming up with.
Riley, who has produced hits for everybody from Michael Jackson to the Winans, will be working on new material for BLACKstreet and other artists he's developing while on the road.
afgen.com /blackstr.html   (570 words)

 Blackstreet: Level II (2003): Reviews
Whilst most of the songs on this album would not be on Blackstreet's greatest hits if the group were to create one tomorrow, it wouldn't be because most of the songs on this album are bad, it is just that the group has had so many great songs in the past.
The group's 4th album, Level II, is a must for any music lover who enjoys an album that is a mix of slow, medium and fast paced songs, produced by a veteran and state-of-the-art producer (Teddy Riley) and sung with perhaps the best set of vocals/harmonies in the industry at the moment.
Blackstreet has never let me down in that respect.
www.metacritic.com /music/artists/blackstreet/levelii   (338 words)

 Blackstreet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
So in a blatant (and quite successful) attempt to stay current, Blackstreet start their new album with four hip-hop tracks in a row.
Listening to Finally is a lot like listening to contemporary pop radio, as the program moves methodically from rap to soul to gospel.
There's no sequel to Blackstreet's career-defining 1996 smash "No Diggity," but "Girlfriend/Boyfriend" -- a battle of the sexes between Janet Jackson and the young rapper Ja Rule -- is almost as catchy.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/music/99/04/29/OTR/BLACKSTREET.html   (191 words)

 BLACKSTREET - R&B Artists - Corporate Entertainment Booking
BLACKstreet was in 1994 by producer/songwriter Teddy Riley and Chauncey "Black" Hannibal, with Joe Stonestreet and Levi Little as additional members.
They first appeared together as BLACKstreet with two songs on the movie soundtrack to "CB4." Joe Stonestreet sang lead vocals on the first BLACKstreet single "Baby Be Mine," but left the group before finishing their debut album.
BLACKstreet won a Grammy for "No Diggity." But "No Diggity" wasn't the only hit single on "Another Level." The album also had singles like "Fix," "Don't Leave" and "Can't Get You (Out Of My Mind)" to make the album sell more than 4 million copies and become certified multi-platinum.
www.delafont.com /music_acts/blackstreet.htm   (419 words)

 More info about the artist singer songer: Blackstreet - singer references bibliography pictures
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 Amazon.com: Blackstreet: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While it's undoubtedly a great song, the fact of the matter is, Blackstreet had a whole album on the market before "No Diggity" ever hit the charts.
The first Blackstreet song I ever heard was the excellent "Love's in Need" and on the strength of that, I bought this album.
The movie previewed the opening track from the album to the world, and as soon as the drums kicked it, you couldn't help but be moved by the track.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000001Y61?v=glance   (1340 words)

 mtv.com - News - Blackstreet Discusses Hooking Up With Mya, Mase For "Rugrats"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
New jack swingers Blackstreet have enlisted the help of pop siren Mya and Bad Boy Mase for their family-friendly new track, "Take Me There," from the "Rugrats" soundtrack.
Blackstreet, how we got involved was, we found out that we're Nickelodeon's favorite artist, R&B group, so that's how we got involved and we wanted it to be more involved."
Blackstreet has also just finished working on their own album, "Get Higher," which will arrive in January.
www.mtv.com /news/articles/1426086/19981013/blackstreet.jhtml   (490 words)

 Blackstreet--Finally   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is Blackstreet's third album--the first since the multi-million seller Another Level (1996), which produced the hit "No Diggity," a Grammy-winning single.
You might say that Blackstreet was under some major pressure to sustain the music biz momentum they generated in '96.
The Blackstreet sound is a smooth amalgam of soul, pop, hip-hop and the emotional intensity and openness that has always characterized great rhythm and blues.
www.penduluminc.com /MM/May99/rev059903.html   (331 words)

 Blackstreet - Blackstreet: Music-Hills.com
Blackstreet was way ahead of it time as far as development and structure.
Blackstreet really came on their own with this one.
I still like the nasty funk of Booti Call, which sounds like it was done by a live band in one take.
www.music-hills.com /Blackstreet/Blackstreet-B000001Y61.htm   (355 words)

 CNN - Janet Jackson taking Blackstreet to new places - January 29, 1999
His group Blackstreet has won a Grammy, while earning some big-name fan support.
And one of Blackstreet's biggest backers is none other than Janet Jackson.
She recently joined up with the group on their new music video, and collaborated on a song that can be heard on "Finally," the group's third album.
www.cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/Music/9901/29/janet.jackson   (196 words)

 Amazon.ca: Another Level: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On their second CD, Blackstreet went from being just another Teddy Riley act to a serious soul contender.
But Blackstreet proved they were more than just a one-hit wonder, or Riley's talented puppets.
Spawned by the success of their debut single, "No Diggity," BLACKstreet proves that they are more than just another RandB quartet.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B000001Y2B   (443 words)

 JS Online: CD review
Not much, even though his latest album, which reunites the classic lineup of Blackstreet, is possibly his best since the days of the late, great R&B trio Guy.
Songs such as "Look in the Water" and "Bygones" (featuring former member Dave Hollister) are textbook revisitings of the romantic and spiritual dilemmas that fuel all classic soul.
The shame will be if the older, wiser Blackstreet is too good to make it amid the dumbed-down competition from Riley's own descendants.
www.jsonline.com /onwisconsin/music/mar03/126633.asp   (216 words)

 Artist_Blackstreet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Teddy Riley, one of the most innovative and successful R&B producers of the '80s and '90s, formed Blackstreet in 1994 with Chauncey Hannibal, Levi Little, and David Hollister.
Under Riley's direction, Blackstreet's smooth fusion of pop, R&B, and hip-hop became an across-the-board hit upon its release.
Another Level, featuring the monster hit "No Diggity," followed in 1996, and in 1999 the group returned with Finally.
home.tiscali.be /bartverhelst/Blackstreet.htm   (65 words)

 eBay - Cassette: Another Level (UPC: 606949007140)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Blackstreet: Teddy "Street" Riley, Eric "E" Williams (vocals, various instruments); Chauncey "Black" Hannibal, Mark L. Middleton (vocals).
Teddy Riley's fans were begging for a reunion of Guy, the trio with which he brought deep-soul music back to the R&B genre, but Riley chose to forge ahead with his new band, Blackstreet, instead.
The tracks here are unbelievably funky, and though two of Blackstreet's four singers have turned over since the debut--the new ones are Eric Williams and Mark L. Middleton--the vocal harmonies are breathtaking.
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 Blackstreet: Another Level - All CDs $5.99 and Free Shipping at yourmusic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Powered by the massive hit single "No Diggity," "Another Level" is arguably the finest album created by Teddy Riley, the leader of Blackstreet.
Riley has masterminded an album that blends street-level rhythms with urban soul and pop crossover potential, adding two new members -- Eric Williams and Mark Middleton -- to the lineup in order to position Blackstreet as an heir to the classic R&B vocal group tradition.
The reallignment works, since the group sounds fuller and more eclectic with the two added voices.
www.yourmusic.com /?tc=00YM51945&success=/browse/album/22154.html   (269 words)

 blackstreet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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The first Blackstreet song I ever heard was the excellent "Love's in Need" and on the strength of...
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