ROCK'S Discount Vitamins & More & Z95 presents Back to the 90's
Date: Saturday February 04, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
About Naughty by Nature
YOU DOWN WIT O.P.P.?" "HIP-HOP HOORAY! HO! HEEEEYYYY! HO!" The Hip-hop Anthem? Naughty by Nature invented it!
The GRAMMY Award winning, platinum album selling, New Jersey super-group, Naughty By Nature, has nearly a twenty-year track record of creating the hits and party anthems that have become the soundtrack to our lives. Their music has smashed through mainstream barriers all while remaining true to the sound, message, and grit of the hood.
Naughty By Nature's self-titled debut album was released in 1991 and quickly assaulted the music charts with the instant classic #1 hit "O.P.P.". The group quickly became crossover stars, while maintaining their ghetto sensibility. To date, their success and longevity as a Hip-hop group have been unparalleled. These three "Kings of The Hip-hop Anthem" went on to produce their follow-up albums that have become part of America's Hip-hop legacy with "19 Naughty III", "Poverty's Paradise" and "Nature's Fury".
About Tone Lōc
Tone Lōc soared from obscurity into pop stardom in 1989 when his hoarse voice and unmistakable delivery made the song "Wild Thing" (using a sample from Van Halen's "Jamie's Cryin'") a massive hit. The song was co-written by Marvin Young, better known as Young MC, as was the second single smash, "Funky Cold Medina." The album Loc-ed After Dark became the second rap release ever to top the pop charts. Tone-Loc expanded his horizons into acting in 1992 and 1993, appearing a few times on the Fox sitcom Roc. He was also in the films Posse and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, and in 1991 returned to recording with Cool Hand Loc.
Longtime front man of the multi-platinum group Dru Hill, Sisqo', is a Grammy-nominated solo artist whose talent is so extraordinary, a true quadruple threat, excelling as a first class singer, dancer, songwriter, and actor. The voice behind a vast list of classics such as "Tell Me", "Incomplete", "In My Bed", "5 Steps", "How Deep Is Your Love", "We're Not Making Love No More", and the earth-shattering smash single "The Thong Song." Sisqo' won an astonishing six Billboard awards in 2000--Male Artist of the Year, Male Hot 100 Singles Artist of the Year, R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, R&B/Hip-Hop Male Artist of the Year, and R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Artist of the Year, as well as MTV's Best Hip-Hop Video for "The Thong Song."
About 2 Live Crew
2 Live Crew is notoriously known for their X-rated, record-breaking album As Nasty as They Wanna Be.
As rap performers, the members of The 2 Live Crew have been responsible for some of the hottest titles in the history of rap music. They have earned one double platinum album, two platinum albums, two gold albums, three chart-topping singles, and sales of over ten million units. The 2 Live Crew also had single tracks included on the "New Jack City," "Boyz In The Hood," and "Friday" soundtracks.
About Biz Markie
"Oh baby you! You got what I need!" Biz Markie is famously remembered as the guy who rapped and sang about just a friend! Rapper, beat boxer, DJ, comedian, actor, singer, reality television personality, artist, and commercial spokesperson. He is best known for his single "Just a Friend", an American Top 10 hit in 1989. In 2008, "Just a Friend" made #100 on VH1's list of the 100 greatest hip hop songs of all time.
About Rob Base
Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock were a hip hop duo from Harlem, New York who were best known for their hit "It Takes Two", a single that was a top 40 hit and has been certified platinum by the RIAA. That song was a part of the duo's album of the same name, which also has been certified platinum. They are also known for being pioneers of the crossover success that rap music would have in the popular music mainstream.
Tickets go on sale Monday, November 21 at 10:00am. Get your tickets at ticketmaster.com, the American Bank Center box office, or by phone at 1-800 -745-3000.