The group scored many hits on the R&B and Billboard Hot 100 charts throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and they hit #1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart in 1980 with "And the Beat Goes On.
Shalamar signed with Griffey's SOLAR Records and scored a US million seller with "The Second Time Around." The group had a string of hits with songs such as "Take That to the Bank" (1978), "I Owe You One" (1980) and 1982's "I Can Make You Feel Good", "A Night to Remember", "There It Is" and "Friends".
B. B. & Q. Band (which stands for the Brooklyn, Bronx, and Queens Band), was an American post-disco/funk group, who were created in 1981 and disbanded in 1986. The B. B. & Q. Band had a string of hits with their last album Genie, including minor hits like the title track "Genie" and "Dreamer".
Instant Funk were an American 1970s disco band, best known for their disco classic, "I Got My Mind Made Up (You Can Get It Girl)".
Players Association were a New York based, Vanguard Records studio group, put together by drummer / arranger Chris Hills and Danny Weiss in 1977. With their greatest hit "Turn the music up" they scored a big hit in the USA and Europe.
Jimmy "Bo" Horne (born Jimmie Horace Horne, Jr., September 28, 1949, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States) is an American musician, singer, and recording artist. Jimmy had two great hits with "Spank" and "Dance across the floor".
Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens; March 23, 1953) is a 10-time Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Often cited as the Queen of Funk, Khan has sold an estimated 200 million records worldwide.