Kool & the Gang tickets feature timeless Hip-Hop. Longevity – what every artist wants and what Kool & the Gang have achieved. Since starting as a pure jazz band, Kool & the Gang have smoothly adapted their sound to accommodate the changing times but somehow managed to retain the mellow style that is so instrumental to Kool & the Gang’s music.
Timeless hits like “Jungle Boogie”, “Celebration” and “Summer Madness” have kept Kool & the Gang relevant in a time where one-hit wonders are all too common. To boogie to classic 1970s hits, order Kool & the Gang tickets from OnlineTickets.com
In 1964 brothers Robert “Kool” Bell and Ronald Bell formed a jazz group, the Jazziacs. The quintet soon changed its name to Kool & the Gang and burst onto the pop scene with Kool and the Gang. Two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, nine Top 10 Pop hits, 25 Top 10 R&B hits, and 31 gold and platinum albums later, Kool & the Gang is still going strong.
More success followed in the 1980s when Kool & the Gang released singles including “Cherish”, “Get Down on It” and “Fresh”. Though there was a lull in Kool & the Gang’s popularity in the 1990s, there is no denying the musical legacy of Kool & the Gang. Through the years Kool & the Gang has sold over 70 million albums internationally. The musical influence of Kool & the Gang spans three decades. To date, Kool & the Gang is second only to the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, in being sampled by hip-hop artists.
The 2004 album The Hits Reloaded saw artists like Lil’ Kim, Sean Paul, Ashanti, Blackstreet and more remixing Kool & the Gang hits. The collaborations introduced the sound of Kool & the Gang to a new generation of fans. It’s that type of adaptability that has kept Kool & the Gang relevant through the years. Kool & the Gang returned to the Billboard R&B chart with the 2006 single “Steppin’ into Love” from the 2007 album Still Kool, Kool & the Gang’s first studio album in 10 years.
Through all of the changes over the decades, one thing remains certain, Kool & the Gang still manage to make people groove. And now Kool & the Gang are bringing the show to arenas near you. The 2008 Kool & the Gang nationwide tour is a must-see for loyal Kool & the Gang fans and for those who enjoy classic funk and R&B. Order Kool & the Gang concert tickets from OnlineTickets.com!