Black Sheep (group)

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Black Sheep is an American hip hop duo from Queens, New York, United States, composed of Andres "Dres" Vargas Titus and William "Mista Lawnge" McLean.[2] The duo was from New York but met as teenagers in Sanford, North Carolina, where both of their families relocated.[3] The group was part of the Native Tongues collective, which included the Jungle Brothers, A Tribe Called Quest, and De La Soul. After getting together in 1989, Black Sheep debuted in 1991 with the hit song "Flavor of the Month" and later released its first album, A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, which gained them praise and recognition in the hip-hop community for the album's unique rhythms and intelligent, often humorous lyrics.[2] After six years together, Black Sheep disbanded in 1995, citing creative differences.

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Black Sheep
Dres (left) & Mista Lawnge (right)
Dres (left) & Mista Lawnge (right)
Background information
OriginQueens/Brooklyn, New York, United States
GenresProgressive rap[1]
Years active19891995 • 2000–2002 • 2006–present
Mista Lawnge