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TV ONE'S AWARD-WINNING FRANCHISE "UNSUNG" SET TO FEATURE 702 ON SUNDAY, JUNE 17
Photo Credit: Motown (2003; lifted from "STAR" album)
TV ONE'S AWARD-WINNING FRANCHISE "UNSUNG"
SET TO FEATURE 702 ON SUNDAY, JUNE 17 Watch the Teaser for 702's "UNSUNG" here
Watch 702 Perform on "Get It Together" on "UNSUNG LIVE" here
Premiere: Sunday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET/8C
Hailing from the city of Las Vegas, 702 shot to stardom in the mid 1990's with a handful of top ten hits and platinum album success. Originally signed as a quartet, the group debuted in 1995 with a hit duet with label mates Subway titled "This Little Game We Play." The following year, their record label decided to re-debut 702 as a trio, teaming original members Misha and Irish Grinstead with new addition Meelah Williams. Under the production of Missy Elliott, 702 went on to earn gold certification in 1996 with the hip-hop infused single "Steelo," followed by platinum success on a female empowerment anthem titled "Where My Girls At" in 1999. However, as 702's music was bonding women around the world, the band was plagued by infighting, ultimately leading to their disbanding in 2003. After years of silence, the members of 702 share their long and winding journey with Unsung.
WATCH THE "702" EPISODE PROMO
WATCH THE 702 PERFORM ON "UNSUNG LIVE"
TV ONE'S AWARD-WINNING SERIES "UNSUNG" AIRING THIRTEENTH SEASON SUNDAY NIGHTS ON TV ONE
702 Reveal Fight Amongst Group & Management
How Life Changes for 702
New Season features stories of musical trendsetters B.B. King, Mtume,
Regina Belle, Michel'le, Digable Planets, 702 and more
TV One's longest-running and five-time NAACP Image Award winning series, Unsung, will launch its thirteenth season on Sunday, May 20 at 9 p.m. ET, kicking off with the story of the iconic musical group Mtume. The remainder of the season promises to be equally unforgettable, featuring stories from other influential musicians including hip-hop artists Special Ed and Digable Planets, songstresses Cheryl Pepsii Riley, Regina Belle, 702 and Michel'le, blues pioneer B.B. King, and R&B crooner Will Downing. Unsung will delve into the lives of trailblazing music artists whose full stories and journeys have yet to be explored.
Throughout the season, Unsung celebrates the lives and careers of artists or groups who have overcome great odds in their journey to stardom, yet their stories have yet to be fully explored. Through first-hand accounts, interviews with family and friends, and archival footage, each episode weaves a tale of the highs and lows of a life in the limelight. Unsung is narrated by actor Gary Anthony Williams and is Executive Produced by Arthur Smith and Frank Sinton of A. Smith & Co. Productions. Mark Rowland is Executive Producer. For TV One, Jubba Seyyid is Executive in Charge of Production and Sr. Director of Programming; and Robyn Greene Arrington is Interim Head of Original Programming and Production.