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Swing Mob consisted of members of the various collectives and/or record labels associated with Missy Elliott and Timbaland. Elliott, Timbaland, Magoo, Ginuwine, Playa, Darryl Pearson, and Tweet got their start as members of DeVante Swing's Swing Mob record label/collective. After Swing Mob folded in 1995, they continued to collaborate together, and also began to add new members, including Aaliyah and Nicole Wray, to their collective. A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971), better known as Missy Elliott, is an American singer, MC, songwriter, and record producer born in Portsmouth, Virginia. ... Timothy Z. Mosley (born March 10, 1971), better known as Timbaland, is an American hip hop and R&B record producer and rapper whose style influenced both genres even helping to blur the distinction between the two, as well as Pop and Dance music. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Playa is an American R&B trio. ... Darryl Pearson is an African-American guitarist, record producer, and songwriter. ... Tweet can mean: A phonetic rendering of a small birds call. ... DeVante Swingis an Black-American record producer, songwriter, and singer. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For Aaliyahs self-titled album, see Aaliyah (album). ... Nicole Wray (born 1981) is an American R&B singer and songwriter. ...


The post-Swing Mob collective was informally called either the Supafriends (which was the official name of associate Mad Skillz's group) or Tha Bassment during the late-1990s. Eliott runs an Elektra Records-distributed label called Goldmind Records, and in 2000 Timbaland started an Interscope Records distributed label called Beat Club Records. Skillz (formerly Mad Skillz, born Shaquan Lewis in Richmond, Virginia) is an African-American rapper. ... Germans dancing on the Berlin Wall in late 1989, the symbol of the cold war divide falls down as the world unites in the 1990s. ... Elektra Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, and today operates under Atlantic Records Group. ... Missy Elliott on the cover of her album Missy Elliott (born Melissa Arnette Elliott on July 1, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia) is an African American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Interscope Records is an American record label owned and operated by Universal Music Group. ... Beat Club Records was an American record label that specialized in producing and releasing all kinds of artists from pop to hip hop. ...


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DeVante Swing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (284 words)
DeVante Swing (born Donald Earle DeGrate, Jr, on 24 September 1969, in Hampton, Virginia), is an African American record producer, songwriter, and singer.
In 1992, DeVante founded the Swing Mob, a collective of touring musicians and upcoming musicians who were signed to his Swing Mob imprint with Elektra Records.
After Swing Mob folded, Elliott and Mosley would become one of the most successful songwriting/production teams of the late 1990s.
The Swing Riots (5081 words)
The mob left but returned shortly after and Pizzie is said to have demanded more money, to have threatened to split Mr.
When the mob left it was found that a tea caddy, two tea ladles and a linen table cloth that had been on the table in one of the rooms was missing.".
The Marlborough Troop of the Wiltshire Yeomanry were involved with mobs at Rockley and Fyfield [probably the one near Lockeridge].
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