Discovered by legendary manager and hit record producer, Maurice Starr, NK5 is his newest preteen boy band. Starr is known and respected around the world for discovering, promoting, marketing, and creating pop teen icons, New Kids on the Block and R&B hit teen sensation, New Edition. This new boy band is comprised of five very talented members including 10 year old Gee Que, 11 year olds B-Swag Finess & Lil Gee, and 13 year old Ice.
Since the beginning of NK5’s career they have been involved in a very busy work schedule including radio, television, and concert performances. On April 28th in Washington D.C. at the United States Capital, NK5 was awarded the designation of Youth Ambassadors of Anti-Bullying Awareness by Congressman John Larson.
NK5’s newly released album entitled, “Beautiful Soul”, includes both debut singles, “I Like the Rain” and the heartfelt single anti-bullying anthem, “2gether We Stand”. Starr and NK5 are very proud to bring their gift of music to anti-bullying awareness. Cuts on the album includes the New Edition Billboard number one smash record, “Candy Girl”. Maurice Starr was the original song writer and producer of this number one hit. Other songs featured on the debut album include the dance floor hip hop, “Games”, “NK5 Party Time”, and the redo of the hit record, “Ooh La La”, originally sung by Perfect Gentlemen. NK5 have also recently topped the Billboard CD charts with the singles “I Like the Rain” and “2Gether we Stand”.
To complete the production team, Starr has joined forces with Joe Young Jr. from Joe Young Studios located in Hartford, Connecticut. Joe will serve as record company president. Starr has also added David Vaughan, the original choreographer of New Edition and New Kids on the Block. Maurice Starr’s motto has always been, “Teamwork Makes the Dream Work.” So, get ready, here comes NK5!