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October 17, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
MCA Signs Female Rap Group to Long-Term Contract: MCA Music Entertainment has signed superstar rap duo Salt N' Pepa to a long-term multimillion-dollar recording pact with MCA Records. Under the arrangement, MCA will finance a joint venture record label named Jireh Record with the rappers, whose names are Cheryl James and Sandra Denton. Salt N' Pepa had previously been signed to PolyGram-distributed Next Plateau Records and have sold more than 10 million albums worldwide.
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April 17, 1999 | JON MATSUMOTO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Spice Girls may claim to represent Girl Power, but those synthetic British bandmates are mere poseurs when compared with the three empowered and empowering females in Salt-N-Pepa. At the Galaxy Concert Theatre in Santa Ana on Thursday night, the New York-based Salt-N-Pepa delivered the sassy charisma and party-time energy that are two of its most appealing trademarks.
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ENTERTAINMENT
April 17, 1999 | JON MATSUMOTO, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Spice Girls may claim to represent Girl Power, but those synthetic British bandmates are mere poseurs when compared with the three empowered and empowering females in Salt-N-Pepa. At the Galaxy Concert Theatre in Santa Ana on Thursday night, the New York-based Salt-N-Pepa delivered the sassy charisma and party-time energy that are two of its most appealing trademarks.
BUSINESS
October 17, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
MCA Signs Female Rap Group to Long-Term Contract: MCA Music Entertainment has signed superstar rap duo Salt N' Pepa to a long-term multimillion-dollar recording pact with MCA Records. Under the arrangement, MCA will finance a joint venture record label named Jireh Record with the rappers, whose names are Cheryl James and Sandra Denton. Salt N' Pepa had previously been signed to PolyGram-distributed Next Plateau Records and have sold more than 10 million albums worldwide.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 23, 1994 | HEIDI SIEGMUND, Heidi Siegmund writes about pop music for Calendar.
M ove over "knockin' da boots" and "hittin' the skins"--Salt-N-Pepa has given us a new hip-hop term for sex. And, not surprisingly, it's selling. "Shoop," one of the sizzling tracks from the rap trio's first album in three years, playfully toys with the risque business of sex and the single girl. "Give me some of that yum-yum chocolate chip / Honey dipped / Can I get a scoop?"
ENTERTAINMENT
January 23, 1994 | HEIDI SIEGMUND, Heidi Siegmund writes about pop music for Calendar.
M ove over "knockin' da boots" and "hittin' the skins"--Salt-N-Pepa has given us a new hip-hop term for sex. And, not surprisingly, it's selling. "Shoop," one of the sizzling tracks from the rap trio's first album in three years, playfully toys with the risque business of sex and the single girl. "Give me some of that yum-yum chocolate chip / Honey dipped / Can I get a scoop?"
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