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Biography:
Birth Place: New York City, USA
Years Active: 1974 – present
Genres: R&B, Funk, Soul, Disco, Post-disco, Electro

Cameo is a soul-influenced funk group that was formed in the early 1970s. Cameo was initially a 13-member group known as the New York City Players. In 1974, Cameo started out with 23 members created by former Juilliard student and New York-area clubgoer Larry Blackmon (late of Black Ivory), called the New York City Players. Signed by Casablanca Records to their Chocolate City imprint in 1976, the group soon changed its name to Cameo after concerns that "New York City Players" might cause confusion between them and the funk band Ohio Players. Cameo started with a deep, funky sound, but it was obvious from the start their sights were set on the dance floor. Their first albums “Cardiac Ar... Continue Bio >>

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