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Encyclopedia > Baha Men
Baha Men

Background information
Origin The Bahamas
Genre(s) World, Junkanoo
Years active 1992– present
Label(s) S Curve Records
Website http://www.bahamen.com/
Members
Marvin Prosper(rapper/vocalist) Rick Carey(singer), Ryan Andrews, Leroy Butler, Anthony "Monks" Flowers, Jeffery Chea, Patrick Carey, Colyn "Mo" Grant, Isaiah Taylor
Former members
Nehemiah Hield,

Baha Men is the name of a pop group from The Bahamas that plays a modernized style of Bahamian folk music called Junkanoo. The group's debut, Junkanoo, was released in 1992, and was very traditional in its sound. They soon began aiming their music at a more mainstream audience, however, and finally succeeded with 2000's remake of "Who Let the Dogs Out?" originally composed by Anslem Douglas; although they faded back into obscurity soon thereafter. Their most recent album was Holla! from 2004. Baha Men has also won a Grammy Award in 2000 for Best Dance Recording for "Who Let the Dogs Out?". In the same year they won a Billboard Music Award for World Music Artist of the Year and World Music Album of the Year. In 2002 they won a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award for Favorite Band and Favorite Song. Image File history File links Wholetthedogsout. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... World music is, most generally, all the music in the world. ... Junkanoo is a street parade with music, which occurs in many towns across the Bahamas every Boxing Day (December 26) and New Years Day. ... In the music industry, a record label can be a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... This article should appear in one or more categories. ... For the music genre, see Pop music. ... A musical ensemble is, by definition, a group of three or more musicians who gather to perform music. ... [--168. ... Folk song redirects here. ... Junkanoo is a street parade with music, which occurs in many towns across the Bahamas every Boxing Day (December 26) and New Years Day. ... Junkanoo is the 1992 debut album of the band Baha Men, on the Big Beat Records label. ... See also: 1992 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1992 Record labels established in 1992 // 1992 was a pivotal year in the development of music. ... For other uses, see Audience (disambiguation). ... See also: 2000 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2000 Record labels established in 2000 // John Tavener is knighted in the New Years Honours List. ... Who Let the Dogs Out? is a song written and originally recorded by Anslem Douglas for Trinidad and Tobagos Carnival season of 1998. ... Anslem Douglas is a musician and composer. ... An album (from Latin albus white, blank, relating to a blank book in which something can be inserted) is a packaged collection of related things. ... See also: 2004 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2004 Record labels established in 2004 2000s in music. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Who Let the Dogs Out? is a song written and originally recorded by Anslem Douglas for Trinidad and Tobagos Carnival season of 1998. ... The Billboard Music Awards, sponsored by Billboard magazine and held annually in December, is one of several annual United States music awards shows (among the others are the American Music Awards, the Grammy Awards and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). ... The Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards or also known as the KCAs is an annual awards show, always aired live and usually held in late March or early April, that honors the years biggest television, movie and music acts, as voted by the people (mostly kids) who watch the...


The Baha Men were one of the many artists to record a song on the album DisneyMania and two of its four sequels. On the first DisneyMania, they recorded "Hakuna Matata" from The Lion King. On DisneyMania 2, they recorded the famous song "It's a Small World" from the Disney park attraction of the same name. They were absent from DisneyMania 3, though they returned for DisneyMania 4, recording their take on the song "Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride" from Lilo and Stitch entitled "Bahaman Roller Coaster Ride." A number of their songs have used in major motion pictures such as: Rugrats In Paris, Miss Congeniality, Rat Race, and Garfield: The Movie. In fact, the band has also made an appearance on the big screen, when they starred as themselves in the 1994 romantic comedy My Father The Hero starring Gerard Depardieu and Katherine Heigl.[1] One thing to note of them is that they are from the Bahamas, they're of Bahaman decent, despite rumors of their true origins. They formed in The Bahamas. The Baha Men have not made any news of a new CD, or any news for that matter, since their last album Holla. DisneyMania is the first of a series of six albums released by Walt Disney Records featuring various musical artists performing Disney songs. ... This article is about Disneys 1994 film. ... DisneyMania 2 is the second of six DisneyMania albums. ... For other uses, see Small world. ... Disneymania 3 is the third installment in the popular CD series released by Walt Disney Records, where popular musicians from today put their spin on Disney classics. ... DisneyMania 4 is the fourth in the DisneyMania series. ... Lilo & Stitch is an animated film, set in Hawaii. ... Rugrats in Paris: The Movie is Nickelodeons 2000 theatrical sequel to The Rugrats Movie that follows the continuing adventures of the Rugrats. ... Miss Congeniality is a 2000 comedy film/thriller film directed by Donald Petrie, starring Sandra Bullock and Benjamin Bratt. ... For the similarly named 1960 film, see The Rat Race. ... Garfield: The Movie is a 2004 live action movie based on the Jim Davis comic strip Garfield. ... ... Gérard Depardieu (born December 27, 1948) is a French actor. ... Katherine Marie Heigl (born November 24, 1978 in Washington, D.C.) is an Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated American actress and former fashion model. ... [--168. ...


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The inviting, innovative musical concoction that makes up the Baha Men's unique sound was created when the band first formed in the early '80s, and is rooted in the rich musical history of the Bahamas.
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