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Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch

Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch released their debut album, Music for the People on July 23, 1991. The album was a huge success for the group, making it to No. 1 on the Top Heatseekers chart and No. 21 on the Billboard 200. The album's success was fueled by two top-10 singles, both of which were certified gold, "Good Vibrations", which went to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and "Wildside" which went to No. 10 on the Hot 100. The album itself first went gold on November 15, 1991 before being certified platinum on January 14, 1992.

At the height of the group's success, they also had a video game released by Digital Pictures entitled Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch: Make My Video, but the game was not a success and has been considered one of the worst video games ever made.

After the success of Music for the People, the group quickly recorded a follow-up entitled You Gotta Believe that was released on September 15, 1992. However, the album achieved little success, only making it as high as No. 67 on the Billboard 200, as did the album's lone single also titled "You Gotta Believe" which went to 49 on the Hot 100. The group disbanded in 1993 with their last appearance being "I Want You", which was featured on the Super Mario Bros. movie soundtrack.

After the group disbanded, Mark continued his music career by teaming with reggae musician Prince Ital Joe. The duo released two albums in Europe and had a No. 1 hit in Germany with "United". Mark continued to release music until retiring in 1998 and becoming a successful actor in the United States.

Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch was a hip-hop group led by Mark Wahlberg. Members included Scott Ross (alias Scottie Gee), Hector Barros (alias Hector the Bootie Inspector), Duffy Culligan (alias Duffle), Terry Yancey (alias DJ-T) and Anthony Thomas (alias Ashey Ace). The group's best known song is "Good Vibrations". "Good Vibrations" made it to number one on the American music charts in 1991.

Mark Wahlberg went on to become a successful actor in movies such as Boogie Nights, The Italian Job, and more recently Max Payne. Mark's brother, Donnie Wahlberg, kept his musical career going by forming the band New Kids on the Block and also became a successful actor.

Marky Mark was also featured on the single "You Know How We Do It" by Pandemonium on the Surf Ninjas soundtrack.


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Good Vibrations

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