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Thursday, 19 September 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN GROUP SOUL II SOUL WAS ONE OF THE MOST INNOVATIVE DANCE R&B GROUP OF THE 1980s : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY Led by producer/vocalist/songwriter Jazzie B., Soul II Soul were one of the most innovative dance/R&B outfits of the late '80s, creating a seductive, deep R&B that borrowed from Philly soul, disco, reggae, and '80s hip-hop. Originally featuring Jazzie B., producer/arranger Nellee Hooper, and instrumentalist Philip "Daddae" Harvey, the musical collective came together in the late '80s. The group had a residency at the Africa Centre in London's Covent Garden, which led to a record contract with 10, a subsidiary of Virgin. Two singles, "Fairplay" and "Feel Free," began to attract attention both in clubs and in the press.