Yesterday, while sitting at my desk, I had the strangest thing happen to me. I was listening to The Stylistics and reconciling an account, when out of the blue, this tune came to mind: When it gets right down to it, I wanna be with you and baby you should know it by now... Where in the world did that come from ,but aww man, was this THE SONG back in the day, but WHO sings it? All I could remember was the fact that Babyface wrote it and the artist was signed to LaFace. I put my work on pause and search frantically throughout the internet and Rhapsody, but I had no luck. I called my friends and my sisters (who both proceeded to sing the song with me (LOL!) but couldn't remember the group name either), but still no luck! Yet, it wasn't until I looked on wikipedia.org today did I find that the group behind this mystery song was none other than Damian Dame! Yesssss, that's it!!! Here's some background on this talented group:
Damian Dame was an R&B duo consisting of Debra Jean "Deah Dame" Hurd (September 20, 1958-June 27, 1994) and Bruce Edward "Damian" Broadus (September 13, 1966-June 27, 1996).
In 1991, Damian Dame became the first act signed to LaFace Records. The duo's self-titled debut spun off two radio hits, "Exclusivity" and "Right Down To It."
Right before Damian Dame began working on their sophomore album, tragedy struck. Deah was killed in an automobile accident in June of 1994. She was just 35 years old. Damian succumbed to colon cancer in June of 1996, at the age of 29. Ironically, his death came two years to the day of his groupmate's passing.
What a tragedy indeed, yet the world is blessed to still be able to share in their music and thanks to wikipedia, my mind can now rest easy while my ears enjoy the rhythmic tunes from Damian Dame!
Right Down To It
Gotta Learn My Rhythm (Jermaine Dupri Remix)
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posted by Soulfull @ 11/01/2006 , ,
- At Thursday, November 02, 2006 3:59:00 PM, ebster said...
didnt i say damien dame? oh well anyway its a good song
- At Saturday, November 11, 2006 2:31:00 AM, Butta said...
Girl! You took me back with this one. I never knew that they sang "Right Down To It." That was the jam indeed.