Ralph Tresvant

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This article is about the singer. For the singer's eponymous debut album, see Ralph Tresvant (album).
Ralph Tresvant
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Background information
Birth name Ralph Edward Tresvant Jr.
Also known as Rizz
Born (1968-05-16) May 16, 1968 (age 47)
Origin Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States
Genres R&B, new jack swing
Occupation(s) Singer, actor, producer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1983–present
Labels Xzault Media Group
MCA Records
Geffen Records
Interscope Records
Associated acts New Edition, Heads of State
Website Official website

Ralph Tresvant (born Ralph Edward Tresvant Jr., May 16, 1968) is an American tenor singer, best known as one of the lead singers in R&B and pop group New Edition.

Biography[edit]

Heads of State[edit]

In 2008, he began touring with Bobby Brown and Johnny Gill in a new group named Heads of State.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[1]
US R&B
[1]
CAN
[2]
NZ
[3]
UK
[4]
1990 Ralph Tresvant 17 1 42 22 37
1993 It's Goin' Down
  • Release date: January 19, 1994
  • Label: MCA Records
131 24
2006 Rizz-Wa-Faire
  • Release date: March 7, 2006
  • Label: Xzault Records
88
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
[6]
US R&B
[6]
US Dance
[6]
CAN
[7]
CAN Dance
[8]
NZ
[9]
UK
[4]
1990 "Sensitivity" 4 1 19 21 8 6 18 Ralph Tresvant
1991 "Stone Cold Gentleman" 34 3 28 25 78
"Do What I Gotta Do" 2 26
"Rated R" 69
"Yo, Baby, Yo!" House Party 2 (soundtrack)
1992 "Money Can't Buy You Love" 54 2 Mo' Money (soundtrack)
1994 "Who's the Mack" 35 It's Goin' Down
1994 "When I Need Somebody" 45
2006 "My Homegirl" Rizz-Wa-Faire
2009 "It Must Be You" Non-album song
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

As featured artist[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US
[6]
US AC
[6]
IRE
[11]
NOR
[12]
NZ
[9]
SWE
[13]
1991 "Word to the Mutha!"
(Bell Biv DeVoe featuring Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant and Johnny Gill)
WBBD-Bootcity!: The Remix Album
(Bell Biv DeVoe album)
1992 "The Best Things in Life Are Free"
(Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson featuring Bell Biv DeVoe and Ralph Tresvant)
10 6 6 36 Mo' Money soundtrack
2015 "Old Thing Back"
(Matoma and The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Ja Rule and Ralph Tresvant)
74 2 25 11 non-album single

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1991 "Voices That Care" (Various) David S. Jackson

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]