Tuesday, January 6, 2009
FORMER FRONT MENS UPCOMING PERFORMANCE IN BOOGIE DOWN BRONX
Singer/songwriters Pleasure P and Bobby Valentino will be bringing R&B to the Boogie Down Bronx this month.
The former lead singers of Pretty Ricky and Mista plans on rocking Leaman College with their Soulful voices, that been gracing radio for the past couple of years. P, the former lead singer of Pretty Ricky had helped the group score major hits including "Grind On Me," "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number," "On The Hotline" and "Love Like Honey." After leaving the group, he's released two singles including "Did You Wrong" and "Boyfriend Number 2" which is getting spins on radio.
Valentino, got his start in music as a member of the R&B group Mista, who scored with a gold selling top 20 hit "Blackberry Molasses" a song dealing with HIV and AIDS. They recorded a follow-up which wasn't released, and forced the group to disband on friendly terms, while Valentino decided to finish high school, and pursue a college degree at Clark Atlanta, where he majored in Mass Communications. After graduting, he signed with Grammy Award winner Rapper Ludacris' Disturbing Tha Peace label and released his gold selling debut Disturbing Tha Peace Presents Bobby Valentino, which contained the hits "Slow Down" and "Tell Me" with the former peaking at # 3 on the Pop charts and # 1 on the R&B charts for four weeks, while the latter, gained video and airplay in part to the version featuring with rapper Lil' Wayne. He released his follow up "Special Occasion" two years later, but he decided to leave Ludacris label to form his own label.
Both artists will be performing at the Lehman Center on Saturday, January 31, 2009