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SummerStage

  • Music
  • Staten Island
  • Free
Staten Island celebrates Jessie Lee Daniels with Force MDs & Friends DJ S1 and Fred "Bugsy" Buggs

Sunday, August 7, 2022

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Corporal Thompson Park

166 Broadway, 1347, Staten Island, NY 10310

Tickets or RSVPs are not required to attend this FREE performance and admission is first come first serve.

Programming will kick off at 4:00PM and conclude by 7:00PM.

For a moment in the late 80s and early 90s, the Staten Island-based R&B group Force M.D.s swirled doo-wop harmonies with hip-hop beats into hits like “Tender Love,” featured in the seminal hip-hop movie Krush Groove, and “Love is a House,” which hit #1 on the R&B charts. But the group was also touched by tragedy—four of its original members suffered early deaths. This year the group’s surviving members—Rodney “Khalil” Lundy, Stevie D., and Zieme—celebrate founding member Jesse Lee Daniels, who passed earlier this year. The Force M.Ds—”MD” stands for “Musical Diversity”—celebrate the group’s music and influence with the help of WBLS DJs S-1 and Bugsy Buggs.

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