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New Kids on the Block

Formed: 1984 in Boston, MA
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570 Ratings
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, R&B, Rap
Group Members: Donnie Wahlberg, Jamie Kelly, Jonathan Knight, Jordan Knight, Mark Wahlberg, Danny Wood, Joey McIntyre
Biography: After his success with New Edition, producer Maurice Starr decided to replicate the singing group by substituting suburban white kids for the young black teenagers. The result was New Kids on the Block, a pioneering boy band that eclipsed the popularity of Starr's previous group while laying the groundwork ...Read full biography
Hangin' Tough
Released: 1988
Critics' Rating:
Good songs collected by New Kids mastermind Maurice Starr highlight this smash, including "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)," "You Got It (The Right Stuff)," "Please Don't Go Girl," and the title track. Tight, ...Read full review
Released: 2013
Label: Boston Five
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New Kids on the Block succeeded commercially with their 2008 comeback The Block, selling a respectable number of albums but, more importantly, establishing themselves as a concert attraction. It may have ...Read full review