Thursday, March 9, 2017

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Cheryl The Pearl


The Hottest New Record Label Is Black Bottom Records
Owned by Sequence Member Cheryl The Pearl.

Cheryl  Cook a former member of the trio group Sequence
stepped out the shadows into the front line and is now a female boss
in the music industry with her new look she is ready for the spotlight.
coming from the Sugarhill Gang she ranks as a veteran in the music industry The Sequence was a female old school hip hop trio signed to the Sugar Hill label in the late-1970s and early-1980s. The group consisted of Cheryl Cook, Gwendolyn Chisolm, and lead singer/rapper Angie Brown Stone. Wikipedia they pumped out great music and gave phenomenal performances hitting the top of the charts with FUNK YOU UP ...

The Sugar Hill label's first record was "Rapper's Delight" (1979) by The Sugarhill Gang, which was also the first Top 40 hip hop single. The SequenceGrandmaster Flash and The Furious FiveFunky Four Plus OneCrash CrewTreacherous Three, and the West Street Mob, joined the label. Sugar Hill's in-house producer and arranger Clifton "Jiggs" Chase. The in-house recording engineer was Steve Jerome. Al Goodman, of The Moments, ran the show and George Kerr was a major producer Joe and Sylvia's sons Joey and Leland were also active in the business.

The trio was noticed when they bum rushed a performance by the Sugarhill Gang and sang for them and Sylvia Robinson backstage. Their most notable single was "Funk You Up" (1979), which was the first rap record released by a female group and the second single released by Sugar Hill Records. Elements of "Funk You Up" were later used by Dr. Dre for his 1995 single "Keep Their Heads Ringin'".

The group backed Spoonie Gee on the single "Monster Jam" (1980). Their single "Funky Sound (Tear the Roof Off)" (1981) was a remake of the single "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)" (1976) by Parliament. The groups other charting single was "I Don't Need Your Love (Part One)" (1982). Angie Stone subsequently became a member of Vertical Hold and later a solo artist. In September 2011, without Angie Stone, Cheryl Cook and Gwendolyn Chisolm released a single entitled "On Our Way to the Movies". "On Our Way to the Movies" contains a sample of The Staple Singers' song "Let's Do It Again"

In the  Late 2000's Cheryl began working on her own Record Label Black Bottom Records 
Cheryl continues to drop new music, and now she will be introducing us to the newest and brightest talent on Black Bottom Records.


Congrats Cheryl, you know we love you over here.....

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