Rhyze was an American R&B and funk band. The group consisted of Roscoe Taylor (lead vocals, trumpet), Elisworth "EI-T" Anderson (bass, lead vocals), Vince Jackson (guitar, lead vocals), Charles Holmes (drums), Joseph "Jo Jo" McKnight (congas, percussion), Kevin Barbee (keyboards), Richard Menter (trumpet) and Kenneth Hicks (sax). Rhyze was nominated for Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 1981. The band split up around the same year. The band was mostly influenced by jazz, funk, disco and soul.

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  • Rhyze was an American R&B and funk band. The group consisted of Roscoe Taylor (lead vocals, trumpet), Elisworth "EI-T" Anderson (bass, lead vocals), Vince Jackson (guitar, lead vocals), Charles Holmes (drums), Joseph "Jo Jo" McKnight (congas, percussion), Kevin Barbee (keyboards), Richard Menter (trumpet) and Kenneth Hicks (sax). Rhyze was nominated for Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 1981. The band split up around the same year. Rhyze is probably best known for their song "Just How Sweet Is Your Love" which entered two Billboard charts in 1980.It reached number 16 on Hot Dance/Disco chart and number 92 on Black Singles chart. The band was mostly influenced by jazz, funk, disco and soul. (en)
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  • Rhyze was an American R&B and funk band. The group consisted of Roscoe Taylor (lead vocals, trumpet), Elisworth "EI-T" Anderson (bass, lead vocals), Vince Jackson (guitar, lead vocals), Charles Holmes (drums), Joseph "Jo Jo" McKnight (congas, percussion), Kevin Barbee (keyboards), Richard Menter (trumpet) and Kenneth Hicks (sax). Rhyze was nominated for Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 1981. The band split up around the same year. The band was mostly influenced by jazz, funk, disco and soul. (en)
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