3 of a Kind (band)

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3 of a Kind
Origin UK
Genres UK garage
Years active 2004
Labels Relentless (former)
Past members Liana Caruana
Nicholas Gallante
Marc Portelli

3 of a Kind were a UK 2-step garage act, best known for their 2004 #1 hit single, "Baby Cakes". The members were Liana Caruana (aka Miz Tipzta), Nicholas Gallante (aka Devine MC) and Marc Portelli (aka Marky P), who recorded "Baby Cakes" the day they met.[1]

"Baby Cakes" went straight to number one in the UK Singles Chart,[2][3] and to number 15 in Ireland[citation needed]. It also just crept onto the Eurochart Hot 100 charting at number 91, and reached number 31 in France's Top 40.

3 of a Kind never released a follow-up to "Baby Cakes", making them one-hit wonders in the UK. A potential follow-up track, "Wink One Eye", was put forward as the second single, but was pulled from the new release listings and never re-scheduled.

Nicholas Gallante appeared on Never Mind The Buzzcocks' in November 2014, as part of the "Identity Parade" round and it was revealed he is now a party planner.



  1. ^ "Babycakes". London: The Official UK Charts Company. 2004. Archived from the original on 27 December 2008. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 558. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ BBC.co.uk - retrieved 14 July 2009