Connect with us

Celebrities

Music Monday: SWV – Sisters with Voices

Avatar

Published

on

By: Leticia Latrice

Sing live in front of the executives at RCA… where you would be signed to an eight album record deal?

The Grammy-Award winning R&B group consisted of Cheryl “Coko” Gamble, Tamara “Taj” Johnson and Leanne “LeLee” Lyons in NYC, New York.

The trios debut album, It’s About Time went multi-platinum and sold over two million copies. Their first single, “Right Here” reached number 13 on the charts. The song they may be most known for, “Weak” reached number 1 on both the R&B charts as well as the Hot 100 Charts. Between 1992 and 1995, the group would work with Pharrell Williams, who would perform a small rap solo on “Right Here (UK Remix),” sample Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature,” and would work with Blackstreet to provide vocal harmonies for the song “Tonight’s the Night.”

1996 and 1997, the group released two more albums, New Beginning and Release Some Tension, and then a Christmas album. New Beginning would go platinum for selling 1 million records just in the US. They would also appear on the Waiting to Exhale soundtrack in 1995.

The group would work with artists like E-40, P. Diddy, Missy Elliott, Foxy Brown, Lil’ Cease, Lil’ Kim, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Queen Latifah, A Tribe Called Quest, MC Lyte, and Redman on the Release Some Tension album, which only went to gold by selling 500,000 copies in the US. The album featured hits like “Rain,” “Someone,” and “Can We” which was also included in the soundtrack for Booty Call.

In 1998, the ladies went their separate ways to begin their own careers. Coko would release her first solo under RCA called Hot Coko in 1999. She was working on her second album in 2001 called Music Doll, but RCA shut down the black music division and the project was put on the shelf. Since then, she focused more on her family and would go on to marry Mike Clemmons, the drummer for Israel and New Breed

In 2011, the group signed a record deal with Mass Appeal Entertainmenuntit and E1 Entertainment. They were featured on Chris Brown’s remake of their hit, “Right Here/Human Nature” song, “She Ain’t You.” The ladies released “Co-Sign” as the first single of their fourth studio album I Missed Us  on iTunes in 2011.

In 2015, it was officially been announced on Coko’s Instagram that the reality show that SWV Reunited, which premiered on WE TV in 2014 was canceled only after 2 seasons. The show detailed their lives as professionals as well as individuals. It also addressed their break up and the group’s reunion.

The recently came out with their recent hit Man Crush Monday MCE Man Crush Everyday. This song is a reminder of the great SWV makes. Their songs are R&B classics that are timeless.

What was your favorite SWV song from back in the day?

 

 

 

Continue Reading
Advertisement
22 Comments

22 Comments

  1. Avatar

    maglie calcio a poco prezzo

    September 23, 2018 at 12:55 pm

    Good Web page, Keep up the beneficial work. Appreciate it.|

  2. Avatar

    PSG ny trøje

    September 7, 2018 at 5:29 am

    you are in reality a excellent webmaster. The website loading speed is incredible.

    It kind of feels that you’re doing any unique trick. Furthermore, The contents are masterwork.
    you have done a excellent activity in this matter!

    PSG ny trøje

  3. Avatar

    Valencia Fotballdrakt

    September 3, 2018 at 6:44 am

    Simply just wanted to stress I’m just pleased that i stumbled on the internet page!|

  4. Avatar

    fodboldtrøjer med tryk

    August 31, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    Wow cuz this is great job! Congrats and keep it up.

  5. Avatar

    Maglia Athletic Bilbao Poco Prezzo

    August 28, 2018 at 1:24 am

    You have got remarkable stuff in this case.

  6. Avatar

    Chelsea Trøjer

    August 27, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    Keep up the incredible work !! Lovin’ it!

  7. Avatar

    Manchester City Drakt

    August 27, 2018 at 10:44 am

    Extremely individual friendly website. Tremendous information readily available on couple of gos to.

  8. Avatar

    Manchester United Tröjor

    August 27, 2018 at 6:16 am

    Great looking web site. Presume you did a lot of your very own coding.

  9. Avatar

    Arsenal Trøjer

    August 26, 2018 at 12:32 am

    I value the content on your site. Much thanks.

  10. Avatar

    Maglia Lazio Poco Prezzo

    August 25, 2018 at 7:58 pm

    Great internet site! It looks really professional! Maintain the good work!

  11. Avatar

    fotbolldrakter

    August 25, 2018 at 1:40 pm

    Amazing this is a beneficial web site.

  12. Avatar

    Manchester United Tröjor

    August 25, 2018 at 8:14 am

    Many thanks, this website is extremely useful.

  13. Avatar

    maglie calcio

    August 21, 2018 at 4:25 am

    I love this site – its so usefull and helpfull.

  14. Avatar

    maglie del calcio

    August 20, 2018 at 8:30 pm

    Nice web site you have got going here.

  15. Avatar

    fotbollströjor barn

    August 19, 2018 at 8:13 am

    Greetings, nice websites you have going here.

  16. Avatar

    fotballdrakter barn

    August 19, 2018 at 4:00 am

    Fantastic web-site you have got in here.

  17. Avatar

    fodboldtrøjer

    August 19, 2018 at 1:49 am

    Keep up the outstanding job !! Lovin’ it!

  18. Avatar

    nuove maglie calcio

    August 19, 2018 at 12:11 am

    Many thanks really practical. Will share site with my buddies.

  19. Avatar

    fotbollskläder

    August 17, 2018 at 2:58 pm

    Many thanks, this website is really beneficial.

  20. Avatar

    magliette calcio a poco prezzo

    August 17, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    Your material is very appealing.

  21. Avatar

    uruguay vm drakt

    June 14, 2018 at 5:06 am

    Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates. I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this. Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.

  22. Avatar

    billige fotballdrakter

    June 13, 2018 at 8:40 pm

    Quite informative looking forwards to visiting again.
    billige fotballdrakter http://www.tumdekho.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2017 The Reel Network