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Black Sheep is an alternative hip hop duo from Queens, New York, composed of Andres "Dres" Titus and William "Mista Lawnge" McLean. The duo is from New York but met as teenagers in North Carolina, where both of their families relocated. The group was an affiliate of the Native Tongues, which included the Jungle Brothers, A Tribe Called Quest, and De La Soul. It debuted in 1991 with the hit song "Flavor of the Month" and later released its first album, A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, which gained them praise and recognition in the hip-hop community for the album’s unique rhythms and intelligent lyrics.




Album information
A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
  • Released: October 22, 1991
  • RIAA Certification: Gold
  • Billboard 200 chart position: #30
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: #15
  • Singles: "Flavor of the Month"/"Butt...In the Meantime", "The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)"/"The Choice Is Yours"/"Have U.N.E. Pull"/"Yes", "Strobelite Honey"/"Gimme the Finga", "Similak Child"
  • Released: December 6, 1994
  • Billboard 200 chart position: #107
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position: #24
  • Singles: "Without a Doubt"/"We Boys", "North South East West"
  • Released: October 23, 2006
  • Billboard 200 chart position:
  • R&B/Hip-Hop chart position:
  • Singles: "Whodat?"
From The Black Pool of Genius (Dres Solo Album)
  • Released: 2010
  • Singles: "Birds of a Feather", "Party Tonight", "Come Back Home"

Singles and EPs

  • "Flavor of the Month" (1991)
  • "The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)" (1991)
    • covered by several artists including Trik Turner, Bloodhoud Gang, and the Deftones
    • (Used in the 2010 Kia Soul "Rapping Hamsters" commercial)
  • "Strobelite Honey" (1992)
  • "Similak Child" (1992)
  • "Without A Doubt" (1994)
  • "North South East West" (1995)
  • Redlight, Greenlight (EP) (recorded 2000, released 2002)

Music videos

  • Black Sheep - Flavor of the Month (1991)
  • Black Sheep - The Choice Is Yours (1991)
  • Black Sheep - Strobelite Honey (1992)
  • Vanessa Williams ft. Black Sheep - Work to Do (Remix) (1992)
  • Showbiz & A.G ft. Black Sheep - Bounce Ta This (1992)
  • Black Sheep - Similak Child (1992)
  • The Legion featuring Dres - Jingle Jangle (1993)
  • Black Sheep - Without a Doubt (1994)

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