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Thursday, March 26, 2009

En Vogue, Back Together? Sure, Why Not.

Look, gang...it's a recession, and '90s divas need cash. (Please see Robin S.) This must explain why all four original members of En Vogue have reunited for a pile of money their 20th anniversary tour.

Hey, if New Kids On The Block, Take That, Boyzone, Blink 182 and Spice Girls can do it...

Trying to explain the timeline of these funky divas' departures from/rejoining with En Vogue would be an exercise in madness. And when you think about it, they only ever had that one good jam—"Don't Let Go (Love)," from the Set It Off soundtrack.

UPDATE: This just in—I've been reminded that "Give It Up Turn It Loose" was a total jam.

Also, wasn't "My Lovin' (Never Gonna Get It)" on the radio practially every five seconds from 1992 to about 2003?

You know, come to think of it, unless you broads are gonna get on stage and scissor for two hours, F you, En Vogue!!!

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15 Comments:

  • At 11:13 AM, Blogger Julian said…

    F You Robbie for such a damning review of the original funky divas. Without these ladies there would have been no SWV, No Destiny's Child. None of these bitch ass ho's would have ever gotten anywhere without these ladies. Did you forget about "Whatta Man", "Giving Him Something He Can Feel", "Whatever," "Free Your Mind"!!!!! MTV VIDEO AWARD WINNER... Someone needs to brush up on their R&B skills. But yes, I would love to see them scissoring on stage.

    Love,
    Julian

     
  • At 11:19 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    They were amazing when they played in the Bingo room at San Manuel Indian Casino.




    xoxo lady

     
  • At 11:33 AM, Blogger D'luv said…

    Julian, I must have freed my mind of all those illustrious achievements. I do, however, recall when two of them did Long Beach gay pride about three or four years ago. Where's THAT on your list, huh?

    Lady, yes, I thought the wonk-eyed one....no, not her, the other wonk-eyed one... did a great job passing around the macaroni when the hall ran out of bingo chips.

     
  • At 11:51 AM, Blogger Julian said…

    *giggle* was i just schooled?

     
  • At 11:52 AM, Blogger Julian said…

    and whatever lady,

    you was crying in the background at the bingo hall. you KNOW they were amazin.

     
  • At 12:57 PM, Blogger D'luv said…

    I must admit, it was indeed a rousing rendition of "Give It Up, Turn It Loose" they belted out...the sheer sonic sasstitude of which almost threatened to dislodge the Christmas lights that were Scotch-taped to the cieling tiles.

    But screw these broads...where's SWV!!? I heard one of them was on the recent season of Survivor. She needs to get her ass back in the studio with Coco and LeeLee and bust out the jamz!

     
  • At 2:14 PM, Blogger Joshua said…

    I can't support you in your hateration of girl groups, especially these funky divas!

    Granted, I was tired of their - what was it - 4th or 5th remake of Free Your Mind featuring white hip-hoppers from different European countriez, but they really do have some tight harmonies and can really really sing!!!

    They were in SF pride a couple years ago - 2 of them, and some other random chick from the ghettos of Oaklan! haha

    I do Love "Damn I Wanna Be Your Lover" by them, as well as Whatta Man, which was the opening song on a recent episode of Private Practice! What!!!

     
  • At 3:59 PM, Blogger xolondon said…

    Awww, whattabout Give It Up Turn It Loose, and No Fool No More and Too Gone Too Long and... Too Big Too Hard? ACTUALLY, the middle eight of Runaway Love, where Dawn takes it to the ceiling, that's a really good bit to have an orgasm to.

    he says demurely.

     
  • At 11:57 AM, Blogger will said…

    oh yes.. they were on "don't forget the lyrics" the other day, a little older looking but damn, that new material better be damned good because they have a serious back catalog.

     
  • At 2:43 PM, Blogger Richard the Big Bunny said…

    Oh, you big meanie! :-p I really like EN VOGUE. They can all actually sing and that's a rare commodity these days. I've met Cindy -- she was friendly. I love me some Maxine though -- she's my favourite! :-)

     
  • At 12:29 AM, Anonymous Seanti said…

    When one of them inevitably pulls a Geri and drops out before the tour, I hope they'll call Rhona (again) and offer her the slot...

     
  • At 11:39 PM, Anonymous shanaynay lachild said…

    i saw them at da casino 2. they were emptying my ashtray at da nickel slots.

    en vogue's fake ass bourgeous pussies can lick my natural black ass.

    if you want some funky diva pass on da salta n pepa knockoffs and scour outa bootleg of BWP bitches wit problems THE BYTCHES. dats da real shit.

    en vogue just a glass a nonfat chocolate milk, a little lite on da choc-lat sauce if u know wat i mean.

    BITCH-GO CHANGE UR KOTEX!!!

     
  • At 8:16 PM, Anonymous Tina C. said…

    Jet magazine.... all I can say is wowwww.

    I might submit this cover pic to http://ghettoredhot.com

    Not to be mean like shana said. They are funky though, just ghetto.

     
  • At 2:02 PM, Anonymous En vogue said…

    Never gonna get it- there's no other song like it.

     
  • At 10:41 PM, Blogger 艾丰 said…

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