DRS (band)

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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
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.


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


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