the masterminds are tarik and kimani. born in new york. formed at wesleyan university. son's of 60's jazz, 70's soul, 80's pop, 90's hip-hop, and 00's indie rock. we've been friends since 1994. put out our first 12" in 1996, and our last record in 2002. took some time off to be alive, and now we're back.