DRS (band)

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DRS
Also known as Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Origin Sacramento, California, U.S.
Genres Contemporary R&B, R&B
Years active 1990s
Labels Capitol Records
Past members Endo
Pic
Jail Bait
Deuce Deuce
Ejay "Blunt" Turner[1]

DRS (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) was an American contemporary R&B group from Sacramento, California. Their biggest success was through the 1993 Capitol Records album Gangsta Lean (Blue Print), which peaked at #2 on the Billboard Top 200,behind Meatloaf, and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Charts in the U.S.,for four weeks, on the strength of the hit single, "Gangsta Lean". The lead singer of the group has a daughter born in 1993, Aranesa Turner who is now currently a thriving Christian pop singer based out of Sacramento.[2]

The Gangsta Lean album was released under Hammer's talent company, Roll Wit It Entertainment.[3][4] A top selling song of the year at the time, "Gangsta Lean" has sold over 2.5 million copies with over 2 million views on YouTube.[5] The Group DRS was discovered by the production team, The Whole 9. When The Whole 9 signed a production deal with MC Hammer's Roll Wit It Entertainment, they brought DRS with them and MC Hammer made the deal to sign them to Capitol Records.

Discography[edit]

Gangsta Lean (1993)
1. Intro
2. "Mama Didn't Raise No Punk"
3. "Strip"
4. "Scoundrels Get Lonely"
5. "Gangsta Lean"
6. "44 Ways"
7. "Nigga wit a Badge"
8. "Sickness"
9. "Bonnie and Clyde"
10. "Do Me, Baby"
11. "Trust Me"
12. "Make It Rough"
13. "Gangsta Lean (Gangstapella)"
14. Outro: Jack Move

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[6]
U.S. U.S.
DSS
U.S.
R&B
U.S.
Rhythm
1993 "Gangsta Lean" 4 1 1 2
1995 "Scoundrels Get Lonely" - - 87 -

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