Gotee records’ GRITS has landed the big screen as their hit song “Ooh Ahh” (2006’s 7) is being used in both “The Fast And The Furious: Toyko Drift,” as well as “Big Momma’s House 2” featuring comedian actor Martin Lawrence.
GRITS’ music has graced the movies before with the single “Here We Go” featured in “Something’s Gotta Give” starring Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton, as well as music used in independent films including “Devious Beings”, “Lockdown”, and “Road Dogz”. Their songs have also been used extensively on television including shows like “MTV CRIBS”, “The Real World”, “Pimp My Ride”, “Tough Enough”, and “Boston Public”.
The duo’s most recent album is simply titled 7 and marks a decade in the music industry. The album features 13 of the group’s breakthrough tracks, as well as three new songs plus the “Jay Mumbles- Mega Mix” as a special bonus track.
While their first three albums established GRITS as underground icons it was their breakthrough fourth album Art Of Translation that solidified the group's assent as one of hip-hop's hottest new rising stars. GRITS cracked MTV2’s Top 10 Most Requested and Top 5 Handpicked and received favorable media coverage in the pages of XXL, Spin, Vibe, Billboard, The Source, URB and other major publications and media. Over the course of their career, GRITS has shared the stage with OutKast, Jay-Z, Nappy Roots, Ice Cube, DJ Shadow, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Goodie Mob, and Monica. They have a Billboard Video Award, 3 Dove Awards, and 2 GRAMMY nods to their credit.
GRITS, who teamed up in 1993, is comprised of rappers Bonafide (aka Teron Carter) and Coffee (aka Stacy Jones). For more information and additional tour dates on Grits, check out www.gotee.com or www.GRITS7.com
Author: Leanne Bush
Date: 07 July 2006