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  Boyz II Men - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boyz II Men's first single, the Dallas Austin-produced "Motownphilly" featured BBD as guest performers, and was accompanied with a music video that presented the group in hip hop style.
The members of Boyz II Men were particularly noted for their vocal abilities, and helped continue a trend in RandB towards an emphasis on emotive singing with significant use of melisma, a trademark of Wanya Morris' singing.
Boyz II Men's closest competitor, Uptown Records act Jodeci, were, with their grittier and more sexually charged style, the polar opposite of Boyz II Men's wholesomeness.
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 MTV.com - Boyz II Men
And that's no reflection on their skill as singers; Boyz II Men were among the first male urban soul artists to adopt the sort of hyper-technical melodic embellishments that were popularized by virtuosic divas like Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey.
Boyz II Men may never duplicate their incredible run of success during the first half of the '90s, but that's a near-impossible task for anyone, even with the broad-based appeal of their clean-cut romantic image.
Boyz II Men joined MC Hammer's Too Legit to Quit tour in 1992, but tragedy struck when tour manager Khalil Roundtree was shot and killed in Chicago; the group rededicated "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" to him.
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 2 (number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The glyph we use today in the Western world to represent the number 2 traces its roots back to the Brahmin Indians, who wrote 2 as two horizontal lines (it is still written that way in modern Chinese, and is analogous to the Roman numeral II).
The Gupta rotated the two lines 45 degrees, making them diagonal, and sometimes also made the top line shorter and made its bottom end curve towards the center of the bottom line.
In music, the Roman numeral ii is the supertonic scale degree, chord, or diatonic function, when distinguished II = major and ii = minor.
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 The Daily Cougar--Entertainment News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Philadelphia-based quartet Boyz II Men may not be the original boy band, but it undoubtedly revived the four-to-five member male pop/randb group genre that was first made popular during the 1950s and '60s.
Boyz II Men reached superstar status with the release of II, a ballad-packed album that has sold more than 12 million copies.
II produced three No. 1 singles, "I'll Make Love to You," "On Bended Knee" and "Water Runs Dry," and served its purpose of aiding the romantically challenged men of the world in speaking their true feelings.
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 II by Boyz II Men (lyrics & reviews)
II is the perfect album to snuggle with your lover while you listen to tunes like " 50 candles" a soulful ballad with the classic Boyz 2 men feel to it.
Infectious rhythms and beats and some of the slickest lyrics of all time, II is a masterpiece of its own and it's a wonder that anything else R&B even came out after this because nothing can live up to this album.
II was a blockbuster album back in '94 and '95 but it set the standard for R&B in all aspects with wonderful musical ability and powerful lyrics.
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 Rock On The Net: Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men are: Nathan "Alex Vanderpool" Morris, Michael "Bass" McCary, Shawn "Slim" Stockman, and Wanya "Squirt" Morris.
Boyz II Men and Sony Music Entertainment teamed up and formed a new record label, Stonecreek Recordings of Philadelphia.
The Boyz II Men tour had to be temporarily put on hold when Wanya Morris came down with laryngitis - several shows had to be re-scheduled.
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 The Audio Revolution Record Review of Boyz II Men on DTS 5.1 surround CD
Boyz II Men, an a cappella group from Philadelphia, have earned superstar status with their amazing four-part vocal harmonies, Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff-inspired Philly-sound melodies and well-produced pop hooks.
At the end of the track, Boyz II Men breaks out a nearly a cappella harmony that leaves nothing on the table.
Boyz II Men get their inspiration from the same soulful Philly-sound tunes that I grew up with.
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 Boyz II Men's First Album in Three Years, "Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya", Debuts This Week as the #4 Pop Album in the ...
Boyz II Men, who have sold over 60,000,000 albums worldwide, have won 6 Grammys, 7 American Music Awards, the World Music Award, the Nickelodeon "Kids Choice" Award, and 6 Soul Train Music Awards, including "The Sammy Davis, Jr., Entertainer of the Year" Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Through their many charitable activities, Boyz II Men have gone beyond the bounds of musical expertise, by illustrating the importance of using influence to help focus attention to some of the health and social problems which plague our communities.
Boyz II Men held a press conference September 12, 2000 at Planet Hollywood in New York City to discuss the release of the album and to meet, greet, and sign autographs for fans.
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 Boyz II Men liriks. Song words for Boyz II Men   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Album Cooleyhighharmony by Boyz II Men - released in year 1993.
Album Christmas Interpretations by Boyz II Men - released in year 1993.
Album II by Boyz II Men - released in year 1994.
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 Amazon.com: Music: Throwback [ENHANCED]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Boyz II Men's endearing love songs and catchy up tempo tunes bridged the gap between the old and the young.
Boyz II Men's style of music hasn't been able to find a place on contemporary radio, because it appears to be geared toward mainly those under the age of 21.
Boyz II Men may never be the record-breakers or the trail blazers they once were, but their talent is still relevant and deserve to be heard.
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 Boyz II Men Tour News: Boyz II Men Single And Album On The Way, Concerts Set >> liveDaily
Boyz II Men sold more than 60 million albums worldwide during the '90s, and were named Singing Group of the Decade by Billboard.
More than 12 million copies of the group's 1994 album "II" have been sold to date in the U.S. Though the 1997 Boyz II Men album "Evolution" went double platinum, the group was reportedly unhappy with the promotional push the album received from Motown Records.
Boyz II Men has embarked on several full-scale arena tours in the past, and is expected to line up an extensive fall concert itinerary to support the new album.
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 Boyz II Men on the Spot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In just five years, the Boyz II Men group have emerged from their tough Philadelphia neighborhoods and have become international super stars.
For Boyz II Men the "End Of the Road" is nowhere in sight.
Boyz II Men II: Their next regular album came several years after Cooley High Harmony.
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 Boyz II Men lirics. Song words for Boyz II Men   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The album also included the song "On Boyz I Men Knee", which replaced "I'll Make Love to You" at number one on the pop charts, making the group the only other artist besides Boyz Ii En Boyz Ii Mn and The Boyz Ii Me to replace themselves as number one on the pop singles chart.
Boyz II Men were dropped from Boyz I Men on Boyz I Men 30, 2003, and subsequently took a brief hiatus from the music industry.
Boyz II Men were originally signed to Obyz Ii Men from 1990 to 2000, at which point they were moved to parent label Byoz Ii Men Bozy Ii Men.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Full Circle - Boyz II Men at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
My growing fear for Boyz II Men is that with each passing album they become a little bit less than the successors of New Edition, and more adult contemporary like Michael Bolton.
Not that there’s anything wrong with adult contemporary music, but with a group like Boyz II Men which has an abundant talent, you want people to be able to appreciate their craft and artistry.
Full Circle is the groups 5th full-length studio album (not including a Spanish language album, remix and Christmas album) and is probably the closest to their best album: II.
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 Boyz II Men Reviews
Boyz II Men were the original, modern-day boy band, predating both 'N Sync and the Backstreet Boys.
Heavily influenced by doo-wop groups such as the Platters and the Dells and developed by ex-New Edition member Michael Bivins, Boyz II Men quickly rose to heavyweight status after the foursome's 1991 debut, Cooleyhighharmony, their success based on romantic ballads and strong vocals.
Bursting with the airtight harmonies, feet-sweeping melodies, and scrub-free swagger the foursome from Philly's come to be known for, Boyz II Men aren't taking any chances with Full Circle, their sixth studio album (and their first on Antonio "L.A." Reid's Arista label).
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 Market Wire: Japan to Host the World-Premier Release of Boyz II Men's New Studio Album
According to Nate Morris, Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men, the THROWBACK, Volume One is their personal tribute to the songs and artists that influenced and shaped their artistry.
As the undisputed "Kings of RandB" in Japan, it is appropriate Boyz II Men's THROWBACK, Volume One album premiers in Japan.
The album is set to release during the first week of April, the first week of the new fiscal year for corporations in Japan.
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 The Boyz II Men - II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
II by The Boyz II Men: liriks to the entire album!
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 Kidsreads.com - Women's History Month
Women today still face situations where they are not treated as equal to men, but in most ways, the opportunities for women have vastly improved over the past century.
She reminds us that although men are very often remembered for fighting bloody battles, women should be remembered for carrying life forward.
She's the 20-year-old recording artist with over nine million albums sold, her own TV show and soon-to-be-released Barbie doll, Cover Girl spokeswoman and Grammy and American Music Award winning (did I mention?) movie star who also was the first fl woman to grace the cover of Seventeen Magazine alone in 1995.
www.kidsreads.com /features/010307-women.asp   (2119 words)

 Tower Records - II - Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men: Shawn Stockman, Michael S. McCary, Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris (vocals).
Philadelphia's Boyz II Men are a vocal quartet steeped in a number of R&B and soul traditions.
For II, their long-awaited sophomore effort, Boyz II Men (Shawn Stockman, Michael McCary, Nathan and Wanya Morris) rightfully abstained from fiddling with their distinctive vocal sound.
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 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on II - Boyz II Men at Epinions.com
This would have to be the best album released by Boyz II Men.
This album came in shortly before they made their hit single with Mariah Carey, One Sweet Day.
If a collection of Boyz II Men's greatest hits should come out, expect half of the album to come from this.
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 Boyz II Men Harmony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
That was "Thank You In Advance" from Boyz II Men and we've got Shawn on the line with us.
And, there was a huge emergence of boy bands that sold millions of records and tours and it kind of felt like the vibe has shifted from us to other groups.
He's currently getting therapy so he can get ready for the next album, but he won't be on the tour dates we're doing cause his back has really sidelined him, but we'll try to hold it down as a three.
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 Buy ZZ Top Tickets Cheap ZZ Top Tickets At Onlineseats
Their third album (Tres Hombres) gained them national attention with the hit "La Grange," a signature riff tune to this day, based on John Lee Hooker's "Boogie Chillen." Their success continued unabated throughout the '70s, culminating with the year-and-a-half-long Worldwide Texas Tour.
By their next album, Eliminator, and its worldwide smash follow-up, Afterburner, they had successfully harnessed the potential of synthesizers to their patented grungy blues-groove, giving their material a more contemporary edge while retaining their patented Texas style.
Their third album, Tres Hombres, was a powerful, exciting set that drew from delta music and high-energy rock.
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 Boyz II Men
The Boyz are back in town Boyz II Men brings its harmonizing talents to Fresno this week.(SPOTLIGHT) (The Fresno Bee (Fresno, CA))
Boyz II Men's return to create stir in music world (New Straits Times)
Boyz II Men come home to a packed house (Philadelphia Tribune, The)
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 Boyz II Men mp3 album download Boyz II Men mp3
Boyz II Men - Nathan, Michael, Shawn, Wanya
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Boyz II Men - Legacy: The Greatest Hits Collection (Deluxe Edition) [CD 2]
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 What Do Boyz II Men Fans Think of II? (Page 7)
It may be one of their older albums but ever since I've had I can't stop listening to it.
They sound their best as always and I think that this is the most well put together Boyz II Men album.
The only other albums which come close to this brilliance is I Remember You by Brian Mcknight, NE Heartbreak by New Edition and Cooleyhighharmony by Boyz II Men.
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 CBS News | New CD For Boyz II Men | September 12, 2000 18:20:40
(CBS) When the group Boyz II Men debuted its first album in 1991, the performers showcased their ability to master ballads.
Now after selling 60 million albums and winning four Grammys, Boyz II Men is back with its fifth CD, called Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya.
Out of all the albums we have done, this is the first where we felt we had the majority of the individuality.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2000/09/12/entertainment/main232638.shtml   (429 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Boyz II Men - Legacy: Greatest Hits Collection [ENHANCED]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I love Boys II Men the harmony my favorite song on hear is 'Water Runs Dry".
boyz to men was the band that ended good fl music.
This is a great collection 0f Boyz II Men hits and I will give you a review by review of this album this is a great one.
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 CANOE -- JAM! Music - Artists - Boyz II Men Album Review: NATHAN/MICHAEL/SHAWN/WANYA
Three years after the release of their last album, Evolution, the R&B foursome that helped spawn the boy band extravaganza currently clogging up the pop charts is back with one stylin' mother of a makeout hit machine.
In fact, like their offspring, 98*, Boyz II Men kick off their latest with an uptempo Latin-tinged track called Beautiful Women (it's a La Vida-fied Hey Ladies).
The more mature crew set the bar a little higher and swing a little cooler with the beautiful finger-snap ballad Dreams, the doo-wop of I Do (sure to be the first dance at weddings for years to come) and Step On Up, a funked-up disco track that should have more than a few bodies movin'.
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 Boyz II Men publica un álbum de covers
Este será el primer álbum de Boyz II Men desde el lanzamiento de “Full Circle”, en 2002, que vendió menos de 350.000 copias en su país.
Transformado en un trío tras el alejamiento del miembro fundador Michael "Bass" McCary, Boyz II Men está integrado ahora por Nathan Morris, Shawn Stockman y Wanya Morris, de cuyos apellidos se desprende la sigla MSM, con la que bautizaron a su propio sello discográfico.
Contratados en los comienzos de su carrera por Motown, Boyz II Men publicó cuatro álbumes en ese histórico sello, antes de que la compañía se reestructurara y los llevara a Universal Records, para editar dos discos más.
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