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Us3

Band
1991 / Present
United Kingdom United Kingdom

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Band Us3

Overview

History

Us3 is a jazz-rap group founded in London in 1991. They use samples of classic songs released by Blue Note Records. Among them is "Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)", sampling Herbie Hancock's "Cantaloupe Island" on their first album Hand on the Torch. The song received much attention, approaching platinum status in the United States and being adopted as the theme music to the WBUR public radio program The Connection.

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Styles

Members

John Crawford
Present
Geoff Wilkinson
Present
Akil Dasan
2004 - 2006
Gaston
2004 - 2006
Adeline
2006 - 2006
Reggi Wyns
2002 - 2004
Mpho Skeef
2002 - 2004
Alison Crockett
1998 - 2001
Michelob
1998 - 2000
Shabaam Sahdeeq
1995 - 1998
KCB
1995 - 1998
Rahsaan Kelly
1992 - 1994
Kobie Powell
1992 - 1994
Tukka Yoot
1992 - 1994

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Discography

Studio Album

1992
Album has 9 releases
1995
Album has 3 releases
2000
Album has 3 releases
2003
Album has 3 releases
2006
Album has 2 releases

Single

1992
Album has 4 releases

EP

1993
Album has 2 releases