Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Years Active: – 1997, 2003 - present
Genres: R&B, Hip Hop, Pop
New Edition is an American R&B male music group formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1978 that was most popular during the 1980s. They were the progenitors of the boy band movement of the 1980s and 1990s and led the way for groups like New Kids on the Block and Boyz II Men. At the height of their early popularity in 1983, the group consisted of Ronnie DeVoe, Ralph Tresvant, Bobby Brown, Michael Bivins, and Ricky Bell. Early hits included songs like 1983's "Candy Girl" and 1984's "Cool It Now". Brown left in late 1985 to embark on a successful solo career. As 1986 wound to a close, they recorded a cover of The Penguins 1954 hit, "Earth Angel" for the soundtrack to “The Karate Kid, Part I...
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