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Boyz II Men

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A Quick Tip by vemartin

  • Oct 14, 2010
They were and are one of the greatest harmonizing R&B group of the late last century. Love,all of their CD's. No group pumps out a ballad like Boyz-II-Men.
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Quick Tip by . October 14, 2010
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They were and are one of the greatest harmonizing R&B group of the late last century. Love,all of their CD's. No group pumps out a ballad like Boyz-II-Men.
Quick Tip by . August 29, 2010
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One of my favorite groups of the 1990's. Their acapella version of the 1950's doo-wop classic "In The Still Of The Night" is sensational!
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According to no less an authority than the RIAA, Boyz II Men are the most commercially successful R&B group of all time. They've sold ludicrous numbers of records and been involved in three of the longest-running number one pop singles in history, and they've done it as a unit of equals. In fact, their four-part harmonies blend so smoothly that most of the general public would be hard-pressed to name any of the group's individual members. 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. Their early music was indebted to new jack swing, but the group quickly found their forté in lush, soulful ballads, where their harmonies could be showcased to greatest effect. 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 were formed in 1988 at Philadelphia's High School of the Creative and Performing Arts. Founding members Nathan Morris and Marc Nelson had been singing together for several years, but had trouble keeping a group together simply due to members graduating. Things finally stabilized when they hooked up with Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman, and bass vocalist Michael ...
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