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Candyman

Candyman
Born: Jun 25, 1968 in Hanover, Jamaica
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Los Angeles rapper Candyman was featured backing Tone-Loc before he earned his own solo stint. His 1990 debut, Ain't No Shame in My Game, scored a Top Ten pop hit with "Knockin' Boots." The following year, he released another less successful LP for Epic, Playtime Is Over. He released I Thought U Knew ...Read full biography
Ain't No Shame in My Game
Released: 1990
Label: Epic
Critics' Rating:
When a rapper does well in the R&B or pop markets, hip-hop's hardcore tends to view the artist with suspicion, however strong his or her rapping skills might be. That was exactly what happened to Candyman ...Read full review
Playtime Is Over
Released: 1991
Label: Epic
Critics' Rating:
A decent followup, but it lines up in the pop/gimmick camp despite occasionally interesting raps and production. ~ Ron Wynn, Rovi ...Read full review