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Lisa Lisa (born Lisa Velez on January 15, 1967) and her band Cult Jam were one of the original American freestyle groups of the 1980s. The two other members of Cult Jam were guitarist/bassist Alex Moseley and drummer/keyboardist Mike Hughes. They were assembled and produced by Full Force.

The group released their debut album, Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam with Full Force in 1985, it went platinum[1]. The Personal Records label leased “I Wonder if I Take You Home” to the European division of CBS Records for the compilation album Breakdancing. Stateside club DJs began playing the single from the import LP. The U.S. division of CBS, Columbia Records, released the record with it quickly becoming a chart-topper on Billboard’s Hot Dance/Disco chart. The single went gold, crossing over to the R&B chart, peaking at number six, and the pop chart at number 34 in summer 1985. I Wonder If I Take You Home was followed by the club hit “Can You Feel the Beat,” and they soon found their first Top 10 single, the ballad “All Cried Out”. “Can You Feel the Beat” made it to number 40 R&B in late 1985. Their third single, the ballad “All Cried Out” went gold, going to number three R&B, number eight pop in summer 1986. “All Cried Out” was later covered by Allure and was a hit in 1998.


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  • FCA19795

    The most successful, well known, and best freestyle group ever. Lots of good music from them.

    13 Sep 2014 Reply
  • zazoo999

    great !

    19 May 2014 Reply
  • SimonePerrota

    Let The Beat Hit Em is an absolute classic. Production, everything...

    31 Mar 2013 Reply
  • DJSMusicfactory

    Lisa Lisa I love u!!! :-)

    16 Jan 2013 Reply
  • DJSMusicfactory

    Lisa Lisa on my mind!!! :-D

    3 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Dodger67

    Yea, I met her years ago in Milwaukee... Man the times...

    12 Jan 2012 Reply
  • JNez

    omg...lisa lisa & cult jam. the soundtrack of my adolescence, indeed. janet jackson had jimmy jam & terry lewis & lisa lisa had cult jam & full force. both teams produced top notch late 80s r&b/pop/dance jams. i miss this music! i wonder if i take you home was my theme song before i even knew what the lyrics meant. but head to toe...i definitely knew & felt a first crush to that jam in spring '87.

    18 Nov 2011 Reply
  • DJSMusicfactory

    Take control of your body, man!!! :-)

    22 Oct 2011 Reply
  • DJSMusicfactory

    Let the beat hit'em!!! Groove on!!! :-)

    3 Oct 2011 Reply
  • chrisxanthus

    Can you feel the beat?

    12 Sep 2011 Reply
  • BimboBoy

    I'm trying to start up a Facebook group for fans of freestyle music. Please, feel free to join it: :) Thanks!

    6 Aug 2011 Reply
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    22 May 2011 Reply
  • LjUgarte

    lost in emotion was my favorite song xox

    13 Apr 2011 Reply
  • LaDyPuNkFUnk

    All Cried Out <3

    10 Mar 2011 Reply
  • fan2011

    Last shout for tonight: I have my own copy of Head To Toe. Yes, I have the original. Thank goodness for mp3 or none of us would have our old music again. I heard this stuff back in the 80s and 90s and it still sounds good today. Sad, they take it off the shelves an leave it to radio edits and replays. Glad to own my iPod and my mp3 player.

    16 Nov 2010 Reply
  • fan2011 is looking for a information on Living In The '90s. For those fans of the album, it's a collection of 90's hits on two CDs. It was a special 2 CD set put out by Razer and Tie. If you get a chance, check it out and see if you like the songs.

    16 Nov 2010 Reply
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  • judenihal

    Lost In Emotion is my favourite!

    20 May 2010 Reply
  • discotequedude

    I enjoy their music! Both the Dance songs and Ballads are fabulous!

    3 May 2010 Reply
  • discodudesj

    Lisa released a new album a few months back.

    9 Dec 2009 Reply
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