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R.J.'s Latest Arrival

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RJ’s Latest Arrival is an R&B, dance, and soul music band from Detroit, Michigan. Their biggest hit came with the 1984 single Shackles or “Shackles On My Feet” which was a fusion between rap from RJ, soulful singing from lead singer DeDe and synthesized music from the group Craig Lane & Dean DiPierro on Keys, Paris Reese on Drums, and Paul Munroe on Guitar. Rudy Famous left the band during The Shackles Tour 1984 and was featured in the follow up video “Harmony”. The group later became more based in traditional R&B and Soul music and broke up in the late 90s. The Group’s Bandleader and Founder R.J. Rice went on to form Barak Records, A successful independent Hip-hop label Based in Detroit Michigan. The label houses most notably, Slum Village. The group has recently reunited for a reunion cd due out early next year.

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