The iconic Robert Van Winkle aka Vanilla Ice exploded on the Rap/Pop music scene in 1990/91 selling 10 million albums in 4 months and hitting number one on the Billboard charts with the number one single "Ice Ice Baby and number one album positions. His worldwide album sales are over 25 million and individual songs total over 160 million and are still selling.
Vanilla Ice won 2 MTV Awards, a People's Choice Award, and was nominated for a Grammy. Vanilla Ice has starred or appeared in the movies
Teenage Mutant Ninja
Cool As Ice, The Helix Loaded, The New Guy, The Bros, Big Money Hustlas, That's My Boy and Ridiculous Six
andSandy with Adam Sandler.
His TV credits include
Celebrity Boxing, Hollywood Squares, The Farm -UK, Surreal Life, Celebrity Bull Riding, Dancing On Ice 6, Canada Sings Seasons 1&2, and the DIY shows The Vanilla Ice Project Seasons 1,2, 3, 4 ,5 & 6, three episodes of Ice My House , series
Vanilla Ice Goes Amish 1 & 2, and ABC
Dancing With The Stars. Vanilla Ice is working on Season 9 of The Vanilla Ice Project airing July 15, 2019.
Naughty By Nature
The Grammy Award winning, Platinum-album selling, New Jersey super-group, Naughty By Nature, has 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. And now, these three kings of the Hip-Hop anthem have formally claimed their titles with the 20th Anniversary album, Anthem Inc.
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 has been unparalleled. The trio went on to produce their follow-up albums that have become part of America’s Hip- Hop legacy: 19 Naughty III (1993), Poverty’s Paradise (1995) and Nature’s Fury (1999).
The group continues to tour globally, ripping stages from Australia to Canada and New Jersey to South Africa. Naughty By Nature is on their A-game and have no plans to stop anytime soon.
If you've ever been in love, then you've heard the name All-4-One and their timeless songs "I Swear", "I Can Love You Like That", "So Much In Love", " I Turn To You", "These Arms", "Beautiful As You" and much more. The Grammy Award Winning group All-4-One is internationally known for making beautiful love songs that not only chart radio airwaves, but also garner countless awards.
All-4-One is featured on the following, The multi-platinum soundtrack to Walt Disney Pictures animated feature film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame with the main theme song "Someday", the Space Jam Soundtrack, a 5 time platinum album with "I Turn To You", Tapestry Revisited: A Tribute to Carole King, with their rendition of "Tapestry", which sold over a million units They are also featured in the soundtrack of the movie Mi Familia with the song "One Summer Night", a 60's remake and The 1996 Grammy Nominees album, with "I Can Love You Like That". The Grammy album is a compilation of songs nominated for song of the year and this too sold a million copies. All-4-One's songs are frequently licensed for commercials, music compilations TV shows and major motion pictures such as Despicable Me, Earth To Echo, the hilarious Ryan Reynolds comedy Just Friends, The Social Network and Nothing To Lose . All-4-One has recorded duets with legends such as Julio Iglesias and Kenny Rogers.
TONE LOC 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 winnning Grammy’s and countless other awards. The song Wild Thing 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 and one of the most popular of all time.
Tone's popularity also grew with such notable film roles in "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," "Heat," "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane," Poetic Justice," "Posse," "Surf Ninja's,” “Freedom Strike,” “1998,” “Titan A.E. 2000,” “Code Hunter,” “They Crawl,” “Fakin Da Funk,” “Spy Hard,” “Blank Check,” “Car 54- Where Are You?" and many others. Tone has been fortunate to play in a variety of roles, avoiding the typecasting that most rappers and singers are constantly fighting against.
Over the years Tone has performed with many artists such as N'Sync, Britney Spears, Destiny's Child, Boyz II Men, Naughty By Nature, Coolio, Young MC, Sugar Hill Gang, Digital Underground, Sir Mix-A-Lot and many others.
Rob Base from Harlem New York, first began performing with various
group; Sure Shot Seven, Cosmic 3 MC’s, Freedom Force and Disco Enforcers.
He and partner DJ EZ Rock, (whom he has known since the 4th grade) would
eventually separate from the groups to form Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock. Their
first single “DJ Interview” came out on Mike and Dave’s label Star Maker’s
Records in 1986. World to World Records would produce their second single
“Make it hot” in 1987. Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock’s music began to gained
momentum and they would receive a distribution deal with Profile Records by
In 1988, Profile records released Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock’s debut album It Takes
Two. The album produced 3 Top 10 hits; “It Takes Two”, “Joy and Pain” and “Get
On The Dance Floor”, which reached #1 It’s title track became a massive single,
and it (single) and the album were certified platinum by the RIAA on June 12,
1989 and December 28, 1989, respectively. The single, gained Single of the
Year honors from both Spin Magazine and The Village Voice. Additional singles
Get on the Dance Floor and Joy and Pain continued to help push the album to
multi-platinum status. In 1989, Rob Base dropped a solo release called "The
Incredible Base" which included a networking of hits; Turn it out (Go Base) and
Get up and have a good time.