René & Angela

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René & Angela
Origin U.S.
Genres Soul
Years active 19791986
Labels Capitol Records, Mercury, Hip-O
Associated acts René Moore, Angela Winbush, Jay-Z, The Notorious B.I.G., Junior M.A.F.I.A., Rufus and Chaka Khan, Janet Jackson, Lamont Dozier, Stephanie Mills

René & Angela were a duo consisting of artist/producers René Moore and Angela Winbush. The group dissolved by the mid-1980s. Both went on to successful solo careers as performers, songwriters, and producers. Moore later went on to form Multi-Media Communications, which operated radio stations from 2008 to 2012. Winbush went on to score five top ten R&B hits as a solo artist.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
1980 René & Angela Capitol
1981 Wall to Wall 100 15
1983 Rise 33
1985 Street Called Desire 64 5
  • US: Platinum [2]
Mercury
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

Compilation albums[edit]

  • The Best of René & Angela: Come My Way (1996, Capitol)
  • Classic Masters (2002, Capitol)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart Positions
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
US
Dan

[1]
NLD
[3]
UK
[4]
1980 "Do You Really Love Me" 43
"Everything We Do" 39
1981 "I Love You More" 14 31
"Wall to Wall" 37
1982 "Imaginary Playmates" 26
1983 "Banging the Boogie" 33
"My First Love" 12
1985 "Save Your Love (For #1)" 101 1 3 17 66
"I'll Be Good" 47 4 7 21 22
"Secret Rendezvous" 54
"Your Smile" 62 1 47
1986 "You Don't Have to Cry" 75 2
"No How - No Way" 29
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released.

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