BBD Reveal New Edition Tour And Museum Are Happening

After BET released their amazing New Edition TV series BBD dropped by the Angie Martinez show to discuss how the series came to be, the process of writing the scrip and go on to reveal that a New Edition tour is happening.

While in the studio they also discussed: 

  • Angie's first concert ever was a New Edition concert at Long Island's Westbury Music Fair.
  • They talk about why they didn't dig into Bobby and Whitney's relationship 
  • Their successful 33 year career and reminisce on how Run DMC was opening up for them back in the day. 
  • NE not realizing the impact that they had on the culture until watching their BET series. 
  • BBD admits that prior to the movie the group was practically not communicating.
  • That one 11 AM to 11 PM therapy session they had as a group to discuss the BET series. 
  • Plans for all six New Edition members to go on tour. 
  • The first time they tried to pitch the movie idea and Bobby Brown wasn't interested because they weren't offering enough money. 
  • BET raising $10 million dollars to put the series together.
  • 7 New Editions albums are on the top iTunes charts
  • The new New Edition album is number 2 in the country
  • Some of their questionable outfits throughout the years and the fact that they are saving some of those outfits for the upcoming New Edition museum.  
  • KRS 1 helping them produce their new album.
  • The differences between New Edition and New Kids On The Block as far as ticket prices and merchandising.
  • The new BBD album 'Three Stripes' which they believe is “better than the ‘Poison’” album + their upcoming New Edition tour.
  • What they believe made Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis think they should form the group BBD + how that conversation with the label went at first.
  • Why BBD thinks people don't do groups anymore. 
  • The reason why the really can’t help other artists or try to work with new groups at the moment.
  • And give advice for people that are looking to start a group & share some of the difficulties they may face beginning apart of a group.
Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez is recognized as one of the most influential personalities in popular culture and multi-media. Originally known as “The Voice of New York,” Angie’s nearly 20 years of on-air hosting experience has led her to become the media... Read more


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