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Silk is an American R&B group, formed in 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia.. Silk are best known for their hit singles, "Freak Me", and "Happy Days" from their debut album, Lose Control. Another hit from Lose Control, "Girl U For Me", helped the album reach double platinum status. They later had success with singles such as "I Can Go Deep", "Hooked On You", "Don't Rush", "If You" (released February 23, 1999) "Meeting In My Bedroom", and "We're Calling You.". Silk was discovered by the musician Keith Sweat. The group was originally a quintet made up of Tim Cameron, Jimmy Gates, Gary "Big G" Glenn, Gary "Lil G" Jenkins and Jonathen "John-John" Rasboro. In 2002, Elektra Records dropped Silk and Keith Sweat from the label. That same year, Jenkins left the group to pursue other interests and made his stage debut in 2002 as 'AJ' in the Tyler Perry play Madea's Family Reunion. He resurfaced musically in 2007 with his solo debut, The Other Side. In addition to discovering Keith Sweat, Silk and Sweat both appeared in the group, Black Men United on the track, "U Will Know" for the movie, Jason's Lyric the film's soundtrack....
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