Year of birth : 1995
Age: 20 years
Place of Birth : Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Citizenship : United States
BiographyThe band enjoyed great success in the late `90s and early 2000s, and in 1997 the band members were awarded Music Awards ` Gremmi` (Grammy) for the song `I`ll Be Missing You`, which performed together with Puff Daddy (Puff Daddy) and Faith Evans (Faith Evans).
` 112` (pronounced ` one-twelve`) - American R & B quartet from Atlanta ,GA (Atlanta, Georgia). The band enjoyed great success in the late `90s and early 2000s, and in 1997 the band members were awarded Music Awards ` Gremmi` (Grammy) for the song `I`ll Be Missing You`, which performed together with Puff Daddy (Puff Daddy) and Faith Evans (Faith Evans). The song is dedicated to the memory of the rapper Notorious B.I.G.,Faith husband and friend Puff. In total, around the world it sold more than 16 million copies of their records. Musicians newly signed contract with `Def Jam` and ` Bad Boy Records`.
` 112` members met in high school, where they studied together. Slim, aka Marvin Skendrik (Marvin Scandrick),It owns a variety of string instruments - violin and viola by up to double bass and cello. Michael Marcel Keith (Michael Marcel Keith) - a talented keyboardist. Q Parker has a mild sweet voice, as Daron, who often acted as a music producer, and at school he sang in the choir boys. They chose the name `Forte`,performed at talent shows at school and church, and eventually attracted the attention of potential producer and manager of the group. Once at the guys noticed Puff Daddy, the band signed a contract with the club ` 112 Club` the Buckhead Atlanta that ` podelilsya` musicians with its name. Soon they found themselves in New York City (New York),which started to record their debut album. The self-titled album was released in 1996 and quickly became a double ` platinovym` and songs from it to reach the top of the charts. So, ` 112` became an overnight star. For the album`s release was followed by a grand tour, in which the ` 112` performed with artists such as Keith Sweat (Keith Sweat),`Isley Brothers`,` New Edition`, Puff Daddy, and in the future young stars shared a tour with Whitney Houston (Whitney Houston) and Janet Jackson (Janet Jackson). Before 2002 the group moved to the label `Def Jam Recordings`,` 112` recorded on the label `Bad Boy Records`, owned by Diddy (Diddy).One by one the singles group fell on the first lines of the charts, starting with `Come See Me`,` Cupid` and `I`ll Be Missing You`, who has spent at the top of ` Billboard Hot 100` eleven weeks. In 1998, they released their second album, `Room 112`, which also went double ` platinovym`. In 2001, the band recorded the album `Part III`,which also sold over two million copies in less than two months and brought ` 112` nomination for ` ` Gremmi` in the category Best R & B group or duet`. The fourth album, `Hot & Wet`, recorded in the Nashville, Tennessee (Nashville, Tennessee), on the label ` Def Jam`, different from the first three - it was harder ,and it played a role. `Hot & Wet` not achieved any significant success.
`Pleasure & Pain`, fifth album, released in 2005, reached the ` platinovogo` status, and soon after that the participants ` 112`, not announcing the breakup of the group, started a solo project. Since 2007, the ` 112` considered officially disbanded on the background of disputes about money ,Although the participants here and there to perform and record together. Today, the group consists of Queens Parker (Quinnes Parker), Daron Jones (Daron Jones) and Mike Keith (Mike Keith). It is unclear who will replace musicians Slim (Slim), and whether it will replace. In March 2010, ` 112`, according to Parker ,returned to the studio and began work on their next album, whose name is still unknown, the output is expected in 2011. Parker announced the news via Twitter : ` In the studio with my guys, Mike and Daron ! The new album ` 112` coming soon ! `. The news of the reunion of the group was confirmed in an interview with Daron Jones - yes, Kew ,Mike and Daron work together again, but, alas, not Slim, who refused to be part of the revived group