The Legendary and Iconic singing force, After 7 is back with a new single and beautiful sound. The Ground Breaking and Iconic singing group, After 7 (Melvin Edmonds - deceased, Kevon Edmonds, Keith Mitchell, and Danny McClain) are best known for their dynamic and distinctive R&B sound. After 7 is an NAACP Image Award recipient as well as Grammy and Music Award Nominees. In 1988, these three talented young men from Indianapolis, Indiana were brought to Virgin Records by the legendary hit-making duo Antonio “L.A.” Reid and Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds. Babyface is Kevon and Melvin’s younger brother. The origin trio consisting of Melvin Edmonds, Kevon Edmonds, and Keith Mitchell.
Their self-titled debut album went Platinum producing two #1 Billboard R&B singles and Certified Gold “Can’t Stop” and “Ready or Not”.Their sophomore project, “Takin’ My Time” was certified Gold. In addition, After 7 released 2 singles - “Nights Like This” used in the film soundtrack “The Five Heartbeats” and “Not Enough Hours In The Night” from the TV soundtrack “Beverly Hills 90210”. Their 3rd album “Reflections” of which the lead single, “Till You Do Me Right” charted another Top 10 hit.
After a 20 year hiatus from the studio, the group members came together and recorded with the writing and production team of Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds and Daryl Simmons. They released the landmark album TIMELESS which landed five Top 10 hits on the Billboard Urban AC Charts.
In May 2019, the group mourned the sudden loss of Melvin Edmonds. Jason Edmonds, son of Melvin, stepped in to continue the legacy in both live concerts and recordings until July 2019. It was then that vocalist, Danny ‘SkyHigh’ McClain joined Kevon Edmonds and Keith Mitchell to carry on the legacy of the iconic group. The first single: Bittersweet hit the airwaves in April and was followed by the highly anticipated album titled UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
The new single is titled: “Bittersweet”. The song comes in steadily and then the beat drops and the voices work their magic! After 7’s new single; is a drink of fine wine on a cool night summer night. Let it go to the dawn. The lyrics, style, and flow are classic After 7 and it is much needed and refreshing to hear in 2021. In 2021 we have a musical milestone in the debut of a new single from the Legendary and Iconic, After 7!