Infobox musical artist
Name = Blackstreet
Background = group_or_band
New Jack Swing, R&B, Hip hop soul
Years_active = 1993- present
Origin = New York,
New York, United States
Label = DreamWorks (2002-2003)
Interscope (1994-1999; 2007-present)
Current_members = Teddy Riley
Joseph Stonestreet Dave Hollister
BLACKstreet is an American
R&Bgroup founded in 1992 by Teddy Riley, the inventor of New Jack Swingknown for his work as a member of Guy. The band members are: Teddy Riley, Eric Williams, Mark Middleton, and J-Stylz. Former members of BLACKstreet are Joseph Stonestreet, Levi Little, Dave Hollister, Terrell Phillips, and Chauncey Hannibal. Their debut album, "BLACKstreet", was a moderate success due to the singles "Booti Call" and "Before I Let You Go", both Top 40 hits ("Before I Let You Go" hit the Top 10). The follow-up, 1996's "Another Level" (see 1996 in music) was a breakthrough success due to the top single " No Diggity" (with Dr. Dre), which was a #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100in November 1996, and won the 1998 Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, along with the Top 40 hit "Don't Leave Me". "Another Level" eventually went four times platinum in the United Statesand peaked at #3 on the Billboard chart. " No Diggity" is ranked at #91 on " [http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2000/rsmtv100.htm Rolling Stone and MTV: 100 Greatest Pop Songs] ", while BLACKstreet comes in at #214 of the " [http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/2004/toppop1.htm Top 500 Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years] ".
BLACKstreet has also collaborated with
Jay-Zon his single "The City is Mine".
The debut single from their third album, "
Girlfriend/Boyfriend", a collaboration with Janet Jacksonfeaturing Ja Ruleand Eve -- BLACKstreet finally had a top ten album with "Finally". But personnel shifts wrecked the group and contributed to the relative failure of "Finally" (1999 in music) and BLACKstreet soon broke up. After rumors of legal action and a preemptive countersuit, the group re-banded and released "Level II" in 2003 (see 2003 in music).
In 2006 the group was a part of the
New Jack Reunion Tourwith Teddy Riley, Mark Middleton, Eric Williams, and new member J-Stylz who replaced Chauncey Hannibalwho left the group to sign with Busta Rhymeslabel Flipmode Recordsas a solo artist.
The group will release a new album sometime in 2008 following a press release by Manager Sarve "SIREN" Jassal.
A Did not chart on the Hot 100 or Hot R&B/Hip-Hop charts ("Billboard" rules at the time prevented album cuts from charting). Chart peak listed here represents
Hot 100 Airplayand Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplaycharts data.
* [http://www.rockonthenet.com/artists-b/blackstreet.htm BLACKstreet at Rock on the Net]
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