Ross & Iba (NL)

The cover band Super & The Allstars was established in The Hague. Ross and Iba joined the group only after some time, Iba last. Both men write songs themselves and decided to write material for the band. The group recorded a single, called Boom Boom. This was a great success in Suriname, where the song stayed at number one for thirteen straight weeks. In the Netherlands, the group was not yet very well known except among Antilleans, Surinamese and other lovers of the reggae / dancehall genre. This changed when in 1991 the group won the Grand Prix of Holland in a packed Paradiso, Amsterdam. Other participants included Total Touch and The Wrong. In 1992 Ross and Iba left the group and continued as a duo. That same year they went to Surinam and gave several successful performances, backed by Reinforcement . The duo performed the following years in Holland and abroad, including being support act of Shabba Ranks in Ahoy, Rotterdam. In 1996 the song Wassenaar was released and this made Ross and Iba instant Dutch celebrities. They have thus unintentionally a large share in the appreciation of hip hop / dancehall / R & B (urban) in the Dutch language. They made a number of tracks with varying success and then decide to do other things. Ross opens a hair salon in Leiden, wins two two international awards and Iba invested in real estate and studying.
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