WELCOME BACK WAX: En Vogue’s ‘Funky Divas’ Returns to Vinyl This Week
great and feels great in today's world of music.” PRE-ORDER En Vogue’s Funky Divas vinyl reissue via Amazon | Acoustic Sounds A few months ago, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of En Vogue’s smash 1992 album Funky Divas WELCOME BACK WAX: En Vogue’s ‘Funky Divas’ Returns to Vinyl This Week En Vogue
Never Gonna Get It: Celebrating 25 Years of En Vogue's ‘Funky Divas’
A truly classic girl group record, En Vogue’s sophomore album set the standard for others to follow in the years following its 1992 release. McElroy, formerly of Club Noveau. The gentlemen had also been the impetus behind founding En Vogue two of the Oakland quartet En Vogue― Maxine Jones, Cindy Herron-Braggs, Dawn Robinson, and Terry Ellis early 1990s to return the seat of power to America with respect to girl groups: En Vogue's Funky En Vogue Quentin Harrison's interview with En Vogue's Cindy Herron-Braggs here] Two albums tipped the scales in the Happy 25th Anniversary to En Vogue’s Funky Divas, originally released March 24, 1992. [Read Never Gonna Get It: Celebrating 25 Years of En Vogue's ‘Funky Divas’
Happy Birthday to Terry Ellis, Born September 5, 1963
known as a founding member of the R&B/Pop vocal group En Vogue. Terry Ellis was born in Houston, Texas standard of En Vogue's success. She also released her own fragrance titled "Southern Exposure.” In 1996 , En Vogue recorded "Don't Let Go (Love)" with Ellis singing the final verse of an extended version Video.” En Vogue released an EP in the fall of 1993, entitled Runaway Love. In November 1995, Ellis En Vogue and originally chose the name "For You,” later changed to En Vogue. Ellis sang lead vocals on the
INTERVIEW: En Vogue’s Cindy Herron-Braggs, Forever a Funky Diva
to En Vogue’s Funky Divas here] Cindy Herron-Braggs has always been committed to her craft as a group co-founder Terry Ellis have remained staunchly devoted to En Vogue. Their journey continues to The En Vogue soulstress recently sat down with our Quentin Harrison to discuss the group’s enduring musical legacy and much, much more. vocalist and songwriter. One-fourth of the Oakland originated quartet En Vogue, Herron-Braggs showed ”―En Vogue's debut single with that legendary lead from Herron-Braggs―kicked off the group's career INTERVIEW: En Vogue’s Cindy Herron-Braggs, Forever a Funky Diva [laughs]! Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan! SEE En Vogue on tour | Dates EXPLORE En Vogue’s Discography En Vogue
Happy Birthday to Cindy Herron-Braggs, Born September 26, 1961
. After adding Terry Ellis to the line-up, the group became a quartet and chose the name En Vogue. Herron , Herron went on maternity leave and temporarily left the group. Due to her brief absence from En Vogue, Herron "Best Dance Video". En Vogue released an EP in the fall of 1993, entitled Runaway Love. In 1994 after difficult contractual negotiations reached a stalemate. The ending result saw En Vogue re En Vogue , nor does she appear in the music video. In 1996, En Vogue recorded "Don't Let Go (Love)" with
ALBUM REVIEW: En Vogue’s Vibrant ‘Electric Café’ Crackles with Soul
. Electric Café is a vibrant entry in En Vogue musical repertoire. Notable Tracks: “Déjà vu” | “Electric Café” | “Reach 4 Me” LISTEN: En Vogue with a funky fresh look and sound. That group was En Vogue, comprised of Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron album and of the eleven songs, it's the only song on the album that's lukewarm. However, En Vogue's lukewarm ALBUM REVIEW: En Vogue’s Vibrant ‘Electric Café’ Crackles with Soul En Vogue Electric Café eOne/En Vogue Records Buy: Amazon | iTunes | Listen Below When the ‘80s
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“Waterfalls,” OutKast’s “So Fresh, So Clean,” En Vogue’s “Don’t Let Go (Love),” and Ludacris
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Lattimore had an old school flavor at a time when old school really wasn’t en vogue. By the mid-nineties
Happy Birthday to Raphael Saadiq, Born May 14, 1966
some normalcy over the next few years. Lucy Pearl was Saadiq's next project, where he joined with En Vogue's Dawn Robinson and Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest for a short-lived super
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and En Vogue’s Dawn Robinson, who replaced original member D’Angelo after he opted instead to focus
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Muhammad and Dawn Robinson from En Vogue named Lucy Pearl. However short but sweet their existence was
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research had encompassed the musical urbanity of their American predecessors En Vogue and TLC, as well
Happy Birthday to Cheryl “Salt” James, Born March 28, 1966
careers. With this album, and its hits "Whatta Man" (recorded with the female R&B act En Vogue) and
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Robinson, formerly of En Vogue, and Raphael Saadiq, of Tony! Toni! Toné! Lucy Pearl fused funk, rock
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them to solely replicate the success of their megahits like TLC’s “Waterfalls” or En Vogue’s “Don’t
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with En Vogue’s sophomore effort Funky Divas, which upon its release in March 1992 created a whole new
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records worldwide and crafting memorable singles like TLC’s “Waterfalls,” En Vogue’s “Don’t Let Go
Happy Birthday to Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Born April 10, 1959
, Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, En Vogue, and Mary J. Blige. As if that weren't enough, LaFace had become
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rather unspeakable acts with all four members of En Vogue in extreme detail. While it may seem like
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became even less en vogue as the ’90s progressed, and the group’s music began to gravitate toward subpar
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