Cameo is a veteran funk group that became famous during the late 1980s. They had their biggest crossover success in 1986 with the upbeat "Word Up," which topped the R&B charts and made the Pop/Rock Top 10. They also had two other R&B #1s with "She's Strange" (1984) and "Candy" (1986).

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • She's Strange (1984)
  • Candy (1986)
  • Word Up (1986)
  • Back And Forth (1987)
  • You Make Me Work (1988)
  • Loverboy (2001)

Pop charts debut year: 1984

Years active: 1974-2001, 2016-present

Genres: Funk

Labels: Atlanta Artists, Chocolate City, Reprise


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