ON THE COMEBACK TIP....R&B Group Hi-Five GEARING UP For New Single "It’s Nothing” And Album
R&B group Hi-Five, who rose to fame with hits like "She's Playing Hard To Get" and "The Kissing Game" have announced a new single and album. Get more deets about their comeback inside....
"I Just Can't Handle It" singers Hi-Five are mounting a comeback with a new single and album all set for release in August. The group's latest single, "It's Nothing" marks a return to the music charts, which they topped back in 1990 with "I Can't Wait Another Minute" (Pop #8, R&B #1), and "I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)" (Pop #1, R&B #1).
Over the years, the group has been hit with several major setbacks, including the overdose and death of lead singer Tony Thompson in 2007 and the arrest of former member Russell Neal, who was charged with murdering his wife in July. Now, the group is comprised of members Treston Irby, Marcus Sanders, Shannon Gill, Billy Covington and Faruq Evans and they're ready to sing again!
In a press release from the group, they revealed how eager they are to return. “It has been a long time coming and we are just filled with excitement to reconnect with our loyal fans and meet new ones along the way”, says Treston Irby. And speaking of “It’s Nothing”, produced by Sheldon Goode and written by Brian Adams, group member Billy Covington said “We wanted to give our fans a familiar sound yet more mature but still the signature HI-Five delivery.”
"It's Nothing" will appear on their upcoming EP entitled, “HI-FIVE THE EP”. “The EP” will be released this August and available on iTunes and all digital retail outlets under the Bronx Most Wanted Entertainment label imprint. In addition to new music, Hi-Five will be featured in an upcoming episode of the popular TV ONE “Unsung” on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
We'll will keep you posted about the release of "It's Nothin."
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