97.1 QMG presents Summer Throwback Party 2018
featuring Stokley with Raheem DeVaughn and Blackstreet
The GRAMMY-nominated vocalist, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist is known best as the lead singer and drummer for legendary R&B group Mint Condition. As such, he has crisscrossed the globe, touring with luminaries like Prince, Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, and Alicia Keys.
The world knows Stokley’s enduring collaborations. His 2011 effort with Kelly Price, "Not My Daddy,” earned a GRAMMY nomination. The TV performances alongside Jimmy Fallon and Conan O’Brien and awards shows such as BET Honors and the AMAs. His film scores and catalogue of studio work, a veritable who’s who: Mariah Carey, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott and more.
In June of 2017, Stokley released his first solo album, “Introducing Stokley”, featuring the top 10 singles “Level” and “Organic”.
Three-time Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Raheem DeVaughn, son of renowned jazz musician Abdul Wadud, grew up in Maryland and cut his teeth performing in clubs throughout the Washington, D.C. area. Originally signed to Jive Records, Raheem’s first three albums—The Love Experience (2005), Love Behind the Melody (2008) which reached #1 on the Top 10 R&B Hip-Hop Albums Chart and earned him two Grammy nominations (Best Male R&B Vocal Performance "Woman" and Best R&B Song: "Customer"), one BET Award, two BET J Virtual Awards for “Male Artist of the Year” and “Album of the Year.” The Love & War MasterPeace (2010) which has been deemed his most ambitious album to date and earned Raheem another Grammy Nomination in 2011 for his entire body of work for Best R&B Album of the Year, and resulted in chart-topping singles like “You,” “Customer” and the female-empowerment anthem “Woman.” His latest single, “Don’t Come Easy” was one of the most added songs at Urban AC Radio
Founded in 1991 by Teddy Riley and Chauncey Hannibal after the breakup of Guy, the group featured original members Riley, Chauncey Hannibal, Levi Little and Dave Hollister. Their debut album, Blackstreet was released in June of 1994 and was certified platinum. Their sophomore album, ‘Another Level’, released in 1996 went quadruple platinum off of the success of the first single, ‘No Diggity’, which features Dr. Dre and earned them a Grammy in 1998 Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group. Blackstreet has gone through a few cast changes over the years. The group now consists of original members Chauncey Hannibal and Levi Little, with Mark Middleton and Eric Williams who later joined the group and can be heard on the albums “Finally” and “Level II”.