New Jack City
I didn't cry when Bobby Brown left New Edition. 'Cause well, Bell Biv DeVoe kinda had it goin' on for a while there. Producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and the Shocklees had ol' BBD bustin' out with "Poison" (to which I can still sing the lyrics) and the whole Motown Philly/New Jack Swing thing didn't die so much as it got a little dirty. Especially given contributions made to the genre by Keith Sweat. Hell, Tony! Toni! Toné! kept things fun and melodic while Sweat was all gettin' up in some roni's guts but trying to make it sound romantic and shit. See all of them
except Bobby, as crack is indeed wack and all, along with Guy and Aaron Hall at Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are a "jacked" $42.50 to $75. Call 214-373-8000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Fri., Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m., 2008
Get the Events Newsletter
What's happening in town? From underground club nights to the biggest outdoor festivals, our top picks for the week's best events will always keep you in on the action.
More CALENDAR News
- History Happy Hour
- It's a Hard Knock Newsies Life
- Bagels Bagels Bagels!