Ol' Skool

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OL' Skool
OriginSt. Louis, Missouri, United States
Genresnew jack swing, urban R&B
Years active1996-present
LabelsUniversal Records
Associated actsKeith Sweat
MembersJason Little
Jerome "Pookie" Lane (deceased)
Tony Love
Curtis Jefferson
Bobby Crawford

Ol' Skool was an American new jack swing and urban R&B group from St. Louis, Missouri that consisted of Jason Little (vocals), Jerome "Pookie" Lane (vocals), Tony Herron (vocals), Curtis Jefferson (vocals, bass) and Bobby Crawford (vocals, drum programming, keyboards). After putting out their debut single, "Set You Free", in late 1997, they were discovered by Keith Sweat, who executive produced and guest-appeared on their debut album, Ol' Skool, released in February 1998. Their follow-up album, R.S.V.P., was issued in 2000.[1][2]


  1. ^ Ol Skool > Biography. Allmusic.
  2. ^ Billboard - Oct 25, 1997 - Page 38 "Like most tracks on the album, "Set You Free" was penned and produced by the multitalented members of 01' Skool: Bobby ... The four grew up in St. Louis and hooked up in 1992, performing gospel OL' SKOOL and top 40 at various functions."