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Naughty By Nature, Run D.M.C., SWV, Wreckx-n-Effect, Apache: Radio City Music Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 13 May 1993

RUN-D.M.C. holds a fistful of rap firsts — Top Five single, million-selling album, Rolling Stone cover — so it's hardly surprising that it's now the ...

SWV returning home as VIPs

Interview by Amy Linden, New York Daily News, 15 July 1993

SWV STANDS for "Sisters With Voices." No, they aren't sisters, but they have voices that you cannot get away from, no matter how hard you ...

L.L. Cool J, Naughty by Nature, H-Town, Jade, SWV, Silk, Shai: Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Amy Linden, New York Daily News, 20 July 1993

Hormones in Harmony at Garden Summerfest sizzles with sex as rappers drop trousers & leave pants in their wake ...

SWV: It's About Time (RCA/BMG 07863 66074)

Review by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 20 July 1993

IT'S ABOUT Time is a pretty applicable title for this group's release in the UK which has been long overdue. Into their umpteenth hit single ...

Quiet Storm: The Year In R&B

Report by Frank Owen, Vibe, December 1993

While no one was looking, a new kind of R&B became the dominant force in pop music. And still it gets no respect. ...

Venus fires and retro rockets

Report and Interview by Paul Sexton, The Times, 29 November 1996

Graphic sex is out and good, old-fashioned lurve is in for America's latest soul stars. Paul Sexton meets some of them ...

Snoop Doggy Dogg, Blackstreet, SWV: Super Jam 1,
 Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, The Times, 6 December 1996

Beauty and the beast ...

SWV: Release Some Tension (RCA)

Review by Miles Marshall Lewis, Vibe, October 1997

AFTER SELLING two million copies of their ingenuous debut, It's About Time, and following it up with last year's platinum New Beginning, the ladies of ...

SWV: Still Sisters With Voices

Profile and Interview by Michael A. Gonzales, Ebony, 22 January 2016

With their fifth studio album, Still, on the horizon, Taj, Lelee and Coko remain sisters after nearly 25 years in the music biz. ...


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