Freestyle musicians

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Kylie Minogue
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    Kylie Minogue

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    Kylie Ann Minogue, OBE (/ˈkl mɨˈnɡ/; born 28 May 1968), often known simply as Kylie, is an Australian-born singer, songwriter, and actress. She achieved recognition by starring in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, where she played tomboy mechanic Charlene Robinson. Appearing in the series for two years, Minogue's character married Scott Robinson, played by Jason Donovan in an episode viewed by nearly 20 million people in the United Kingdom which became one of the most watched Australian TV episodes ever worldwide. Since then, Minogue has been a recording artist and has achieved commercial success and critical acclaim in the entertainment industry. Minogue has been recognised with several honorific nicknames and has been referred to as the "Princess of Pop" and "Goddess of Pop".


  2. Inna
    #2

    Inna

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    Elena Alexandra Apostoleanu (born October 16, 1986), professionally known as Inna (styled as INNA), is a Romanian singer, dancer and philanthropist. She rose to major fame in 2009, when her debut studio album Hot was an international success, appearing in many record charts around the world and reaching the top-ten in Czech Republic, France and the United Kingdom. The album's lead single of the same name charted worldwide, topping the US Hot Dance Airplay in 2009. Furthermore, it became Gold or Platinum in Spain, Norway, and Italy. The song won the award for the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Romanian Act at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards ceremony. "Déjà Vu" and "Amazing", the record's next released singles, achieved each commercial success and heavy airplay in more European countries. Subsequently, they reached top-ten peak positions on the French Singles Chart and were included in the list of the best-selling songs of 2010 in France.


  3. Taylor Dayne
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    Taylor Dayne

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    Leslie Wunderman (born March 7, 1962), better known by her recording and stage name Taylor Dayne, is an American pop and freestyle music singer-songwriter and actress. In late 1987, she scored her first major hit when her debut single "Tell It to My Heart" reached No. 7 on the Hot 100. She then went on to have a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s, including the No. 1 Billboard hit "Love Will Lead You Back". Overall, she has had eighteen individual hit songs reach the top ten in Billboard magazine. These include most recently, the 2011 American and international hit "Floor on Fire" and the 2008 song "Beautiful", which reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. She has also topped the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart three times.


  4. Pebbles
    #4

    Pebbles

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    Perri Reid (born Perri Arlette McKissack), best known by her former stage name, Pebbles, is an American dance-pop and urban contemporary singer-songwriter. She created the contemporary R&B group TLC. She is currently an Atlanta-based minister, known as "Sister Perri".


  5. Exposé
    #5

    Exposé

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    Exposé is an American freestyle vocal group. Primarily consisting of lead vocalists Ann Curless, Jeanette Jurado, and Gioia Bruno, the group achieved much of their success between 1987 and 1993, becoming the first group to have four top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart from its debut album, including the 1988 #1 hit "Seasons Change".


  6. Tommy Page
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    Tommy Page

    26,723 views

    Tommy Page (born Thomas Alden Page, May 24, 1970, Glen Ridge, New Jersey) is an American singer, best known for his 1990 hit single, "I'll Be Your Everything".


  7. Timmy T
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    Timmy T

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    Timmy T (born Timothy Torres in Fresno, California on September 21, 1967) is a freestyle performer and musician. He is best known for his 1991 Billboard Hot 100 #1 single "One More Try".


  8. Jellybean Benítez
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    Jellybean Benítez

    5,363 views

    John Benitez (born November 7, 1957), also known as Jellybean, is an American drummer, guitarist, songwriter, DJ, remixer and music producer of Puerto Rican descent. He produced and remixed artists such as Madonna, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and the Pointer Sisters.


  9. Tka
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    Tka

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    TKA is a Latin freestyle trio that was prominent in the 1980s and early 1990s, mainly in New York City and Miami, Florida. Its members originally were Tony Ortiz, Louis "Kayel" Sharpe, and Alejandro "Aby" Escoto—the original lead singer. Due to tension within the group between Kayel and Aby, the latter was later replaced by Angel "Love" Vasquez, which allowed Kayel to assume the lead vocals. The acronym TKA represents their collective initials. Early on, the group's members would state in interviews that the acronym stood for "Total Knowledge in Action" as well. All of TKA's members are of Puerto Rican descent. Many Freestyle fans consider them the kings of that genre, although Kayel seemingly downplayed this label, having jokingly stated "There are no kings in freestyle. There is only one king in it—myself."


  10. Jaya
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    Jaya

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    María Luisa Ramsey (born March 21, 1970), better known mononymously as Jaya, is a Filipina soul music singer, rapper, dancer, record producer, presenter, and actress of mixed Filipino and Jamaican descent. She is a contract artist of GMA Artist Center. She is the first Filipino recording artist to chart in the United States, as her debut single "If You Leave Me Now" peaked at 44 at the Billboard Hot 100 chart.


  11. Stevie B.
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    Stevie B.

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    Stevie B (born Steven Bernard Hill, April 19, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, who was influential in the freestyle and Hi-NRG dance music scene of the late 1980s, mostly in Miami. Stevie B is perhaps best known for his 1990 number-one hit ballad "Because I Love You (The Postman Song)".


  12. The Jets
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    The Jets

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    The Jets are an American family band from Minneapolis, Minnesota, composed of brothers and sisters who specialize in pop, R&B, and dance music, particularly Latin freestyle.


  13. Sweet Sensation
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    Sweet Sensation

    1,716 views

    Sweet Sensation was an eight piece British soul group who had some success in the mid 1970s. They are best known for their 1974 No. 1 UK hit, "Sad Sweet Dreamer".


  14. Rockell
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    Rockell

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    Rachel Alexandra Mercaldo(born March 4, 1977 in Staten Island, New York), better known as Rockell, is an American freestyle, dance, Hi-NRG and pop singer-songwriter.


  15. Jocelyn Enriquez
    #15

    Jocelyn Enriquez

    852 views

    Jocelyn Enriquez (born December 28, 1974) is a dance-pop singer from San Francisco. She is of Filipino descent: her parents are from the province of Pangasinan. She graduated from Pinole Valley High School in 1993.


  16. Information Society
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    Information Society

    483 views

    Information Society (also known as InSoc) is an American band originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, initially active from 1982 to 1997, primarily consisting of Kurt Harland Larson, Paul Robb, and James Cassidy; the latter two reconvened the band in 2006, initially with Christopher Anton as lead vocalist, then with Harland rejoining them as lead vocalist by 2008.


  17. Lisa Fischer
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    Lisa Fischer

    648 views

    Lisa Fischer (born December 1, 1958) is an American vocalist and songwriter. She rose to fame in 1991 with her debut album So Intense, which produced the Grammy Award–winning hit single "How Can I Ease the Pain". Known for her wide, high-reaching vocal range, Fischer has been recognized as one of the most successful session vocalists of the era. She has been a back-up singer for a number of famous artists, including Luther Vandross and Tina Turner, and has toured with The Rolling Stones since 1989, where her popularity with the fans has brought her to routinely duet with Mick Jagger on several songs when performing onstage.


  18. The Cover Girls
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    The Cover Girls

    347 views

    The Cover Girls is a New York City-based freestyle girl group that achieved most of its chart success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Among the group's best-known songs are "Show Me", "Inside Outside", "Funk Boutique" and "Wishing on a Star".


  19. Dino Andrade
    #19

    Dino Andrade

    197 views

    Dino Esposito or Dean Esposito, better known as Dino (born July 20, 1963 in Encino, Los Angeles, USA), is an American DJ, singer-songwriter, and record producer.


  20. Kurtis Mantronik
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    Kurtis Mantronik

    185 views

    Kurtis el Khaleel (Arabic: خليل‎) (b. September 4, 1965, Jamaica), known by the stage name Kurtis Mantronik, is an American-British hip hop and electronic-music artist, DJ, remixer, and producer. Mantronik was the former leader, DJ, and keyboardist of the influential 1980s hip hop and electro-funk group Mantronix. Currently, Mantronik lives in Britain, where he has produced and remixed house and techno music tracks by artists such as Junior Senior, Kylie Minogue, Fatboy Slim, The Chemical Brothers, Michael Gray, Victoria Beckham, Liberty X, and Mim.


  21. Coro (singer)
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    Coro (singer)

    425 views

    Coro is a Latin freestyle singer and actor of Cuban and Dominican heritage, who first had roles in numerous episodes of the star's hit television series, Miami Vice. While appearing on Vice, Coro struggled to put together a group to get his singing career off the ground. His first efforts never took off, but in 1987, Coro met Stevie B, who was enjoying the success of his first hit record and getting ready to tour. After a stint as a backup vocalist and dancer for Stevie B, the New York-born and Miami-raised Coro made the move back to his native Manhattan to initiate a solo singing career.


  22. Alisha (singer)
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    Alisha (singer)

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    Alisha Ann Itkin (born April 16, 1968, in Brooklyn, New York), is an American freestyle and dance-pop singer who had several club hits in the 1980s and 1990s.


  23. Timex Social Club
    #23

    Timex Social Club

    185 views

    The Timex Social Club was an American contemporary R&B group, formed in 1982 and best known for the 1986 hit single, "Rumors" and for being creators of the new jack swing movement.


  24. La India
    #24

    La India

    258 views

    Linda Viera Caballero (born March 9, 1969), better known as India and La Princesa de la Salsa ("The Princess of Salsa"), is a singer-songwriter of salsa and house music. She has been nominated for both Grammy and Latin Grammy awards.


  25. George Lamond
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    George Lamond

    188 views

    George Lamond (born George Garcia, February 25, 1967, Washington, D.C., USA), sometimes styled George LaMond, is an American freestyle music and salsa music singer.


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