99 Percent

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99 Percent's Camo and JayB

99 Percent is an American hip hop duo from the Bay Area that consists of Cameron 'Camo' Schauer & Johnnie 'JayB' Jacob Jr. The duo gained their initial notoriety by from their 2013 single "Yike In It," which helped propel the dance form yiking into national spotlight.[1] Then in July 2015, they released their single "Does Ya Mama Know (Dance Like That)," which has collected over 2.7 million views on YouTube.[2] The two artists have been making music for upwards of 7 years now, dropping repeated party records and club hits.[3] 99 Percent’s music videos are colorful and creative, featuring a variety of different props and humorous guests. 99 Percent has established a strong and rapidly growing fan base. The duo has performed at dozens of high schools around the Bay Area, which has given them a particularly strong teenage following.

In conjunction with Live Nation, 99 Percent was on the Let’s Dance 2016 U.S. Tour headlining with Silento, iLoveMemphis, DLOW, and We are Toonz. After kicking off in Miami, Let’s Dance, made stops in major cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, New York City and Washington.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garvey, Meaghan. "Video: 99%, "Yike In It"". The Fader. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  2. ^ its99Percent (2015-07-22), 99 Percent - Does Ya Mama Know? (Dance Like That) #HEYNOW, retrieved 2016-09-25
  3. ^ Nostro, Lauren. "Premiere: OG Pollard Stars in 99 Percent's "iTwerk" Video". Complex News. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Live Nation Entertainment - "Let's Dance" The Tour 2016 Starring Silento, iLOVEMemphis (fka iHEART), DLOW, We Are Toonz And 99 Percent To Kick Off On March 4th". investors.livenationentertainment.com. Retrieved 2016-07-13.