Nuyorican Soul

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Nuyorican Soul
OriginNew York City, New York
Years active1993–present

Nuyorican Soul is an American music group from New York City, New York.[2] It was formed by Little Louie Vega and Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez.[3]

In 1996, the group released "Runaway".[4] The single reached number one on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart[5] and the UK Dance Singles Chart.[6] In 1997, the group released a studio album, Nuyorican Soul.[7] It featured guest appearances from George Benson, Roy Ayers, Tito Puente, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Jocelyn Brown, Vincent Montana Jr., Salsoul Orchestra, and India.[2] It peaked at number 25 on the UK Albums Chart.[8] A 2006 reissue version of the album includes an additional bonus disc.[1]


Studio albums

Compilation albums

  • The Remixes (1998)



  1. ^ a b Easlea, Daryl (2011). "Nuyorican Soul Nuyorican Soul Review". BBC. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Tinti, Hannah (June–July 1997). "Nuyorican Soul: Hot and Buttered". Vibe: 84.
  3. ^ Flick, Larry (April 19, 1997). "Masters Leave Their Work to Form Nuyorican Soul". Billboard: 28.
  4. ^ Green, Tim (January 15, 2015). "Nuyorican Soul's "Runaway" Sends Tim Green Rushing Back into the Past". Vice. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  5. ^ "Dance Club Songs: The Week of March 1, 1997". Billboard. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  6. ^ "Official Dance Singles Chart Top 40: 02 February 1997 - 08 February 1997". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  7. ^ Bush, John. "Nuyorican Soul - Nuyorican Soul". AllMusic. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  8. ^ "Nuyorican Soul". Official Charts Company. Retrieved April 4, 2018.

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