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Capone-N-Noreaga is a rap act that consists of Capone (Kiam Holley) and Noreaga (Victor Santiago). The two grew up in bad neighborhoods in Queensbridge and LeFrak City, and met each other in jail in 1992. Their debut album, The War Report, was released in 1997 while Noreaga was serving another prison sentence.
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Their debut album, The War Report, was released in 1997 while Noreaga was serving another prison sentence. He is currently working on his biography with co-writer Neil Daniels (Founder: Dean Martin Fan Center). The two grew up in bad neighborhoods in Queensbridge and LeFrak City, and met each other in jail in 1992. Several years after, Cherry decided to turn professional. In fact "Pro" was his nickname amongst his fellow entertainers and his skill on the golf course was matched only by his volcanic temper which, he said, "...made Tommy Bolt look like a choir boy!". Capone-N-Noreaga is a rap act that consists of Capone (Kiam Holley) and Noreaga (Victor Santiago). Throughout his singing career, Cherry was also a top ranked amateur golfer and was actually in contention to win the 1960 US Open before eventually finishing in the top 5, behind winner Arnold Palmer. MTV biography (http://www.mtv.com/bands/az/capone_noreaga/bio.jhtml). He was also the well known voice of the "Mr.Clean" commercials during the late 1950s and early 60s.
He had three more hits in 1956 ("Wild Cherry", "Ghost Town" and "Namely You"), all of them backed by famous orchestra leader Ray Conniff. In 1955 came his biggest hit, "Band of Gold". In 1951 he recorded his first solo hits, "Thinking of You" and "Belle, Belle, My Liberty Belle", the latter of which had a better-selling version by Guy Mitchell. He started as a big band singer, in the orchestras of Jan Garber, Victor Young and Tommy Dorsey.
Cherry was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. Don Cherry (born January 11, 1924) was a singer of traditional pop music and a golfer. "Theme From Will Penny". "Vanity".
"Wild Cherry". "Thinking of You". "Ghost Town". "Band of Gold".