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Father MC

Father MC (born Timothy Brown) has achieved success in the early 1990s on the Uptown Records label . Discovered and signed by then-Uptown executive Sean "Puffy" Combs, he is best known for introducing the public to Uptown's successful R&B act Jodeci in the track, "Treat Them Like They Want to Be Treated" and up-and-comer Mary J. Blige. One of his most famous hits was "I'll Do 4 U," an upbeat,R&B hip hop crossover.

He combined elements of hip-hop and new jack swing, which resulted in a number 20 hit, "I'll Do 4 U," from his debut album, Father's Day in 1990. The backing track sam ...read more

Father MC (born Timothy Brown) has achieved success in the early 1990s on the Uptown Records label . Discovered and signed by then-Uptown executive Sean "Puffy" Combs, he is best known for introducing the public to Uptown's successful R&B act Jodeci in the track, "Treat Them Like They Want to Be Treated" and up-and-comer Mary J. Blige. One of his most famous hits was "I'll Do 4 U," an upbeat,R&B hip hop crossover.

He combined elements of hip-hop and new jack swing, which resulted in a number 20 hit, "I'll Do 4 U," from his debut album, Father's Day in 1990. The backing track sampled from "Got To Be Real" by Cheryl Lynn. This track is notable for the first appearance of Mary J. Blige as a backup singer, and it was also her first major record appearance, considered by many to be an important stepping stone to her career.

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Father's Day
1990

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