After 7 Biography
Formed in 1987 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A.
Their members were Keith Mitchell (5) who was marketed as the cousin of producer L.A. Reid (he is not - just a college friend of the two brothers) and the brothers of Babyface, Kevon Edmonds and Melvin Edmonds. They released three albums between 1989 - 1995. Their biggest hits were the L.A. & Babyface produced "Ready Or Not", " Heat Of The Moment" and "Can't Stop". In 1992 they included in their second album and released it as a medley single the double cover of "Baby I'm For Real / Natural High" (hits for Originals in 1969 and Bloodstone in 1973 respectively). They have contributed to the soundtracks of "The Five Heartbeats" with "Nights Like This" (1991), "Sugar Hill" with "Gonna Love You Right" (1994) and "Beverly Hills, 90210 - The College Years" with Diane Warren-penned "Not Enough Hours In The Night" (1994). In 1997 they covered Daryl Hall & John Oates' "Sara Smile" to include it in their Virgin compilation "The Very Best Of After 7". In 1989 - 1993 they contributed backing vocals in recordings of Bobby Brown, Johnny Gill, Mary Davis and Pebbles.