The Main Ingredient's version of this song is more well-known, but this singer from Washington, DC recorded it first. His version peaked at #29 on the soul chart and #60 on the Hot 100. Sadly, he passed away from heart failure in 1990.
The first charted single for this rapper from NYC topped the rap chart and hit #19 for R&B. Last year he helped people cope with the COVID-19 pandemic with his Club Quarantine livestreams on Instagram.
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September 13, 1980
Born in Memphis and raised in Los Angeles, he got his start voicing Marlon Jackson in The Jackson 5ive cartoon series. He later joined his family-based group and sang lead on their biggest hit, "Boogie Fever". He would later go solo, sending this song to #38 on the soul chart.
Born in Mississippi, he got his big break touring with Stevie Wonder and Miles Davis before singing lead on the Norman Connors hit "You Are My Starship". The lead single from his second album Goin' Places peaked at #27 on the soul chart.