Richmond, BC – One of the top R&B vocal groups of the 90’s, Silk was discovered by musician Keith Sweat. Originally a quintet, the group was made up of Tim Cameron, Jimmy Gates, Jonathan “John-John” Rasboro, Gary Jenkins and Gary Glenn. In 1992, their debut album, Lose Control was released. The album – which featured the hit singles, “Freak Me”, “Happy Days” and “Girl U For Me” – went on to achieve double-platinum status. They then released their self-titled album in 1995 followed by Tonight in 1999 which was certified platinum and featured the hit singles, “If You” and “Meeting In My Bedroom”. The R&B quartet, Shai was formed at Howard University in Washington, DC where three of its four members – Marc Gay, Carl Martin and Darnell Van Rensalier – belonged to the same fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha. Along with their good friend, Garfield A. Bright, they released their debut album, … If I Ever Fall In Love in 1992. The album featured the hit singles, “If I Ever Fall In Love”, “Comforter” and “Baby I’m Yours” and was certified double-platinum. The group returned two years later with the single, “The Place Where You Belong” which was featured on the Beverly Hills Cop III soundtrack.
R&B singer Case began his music career as a co-writer and background singer for such artists as Usher, Christopher Williams and Al B. Sure. He then made a name for himself in 1996 when his single, “Touch Me, Tease Me” – which he recorded with Mary J. Blige and rapper Foxy Brown – was featured on The Nutty Professor soundtrack and reached #4 on the R&B charts. His self-titled album soon followed and featured the hit singles, “More to Love” and “I Gotcha”. His next album, Personal Conversation was then released in 1999 and produced the hit singles, “Happy Ever After” and “Faded Pictures” … both of which reached #3 on the R&B charts with the album going on to achieve platinum status. His 2001 album, Open Letter featured the hit single, “Missing You” which not only topped the R&B charts but it also reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Don’t miss Silk, Shai and Case when they’ll be performing all their hits in the ultimate concert event at the River Rock Casino Resort on February 1, 2014.