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The Boys (American band)

The Boys
Genres R&B, new jack swing
Years active 1984–1993 (as The Boys)
2000–present (as Suns of Light)
Labels Motown
Members Khiry Abdulsamad
Hakim Abdulsamad
Tajh Abdulsamad
Bilal Abdulsamad

The Boys are an American R&B quartet composed of the four Abdulsamad brothers, Khiry (born 1973), Hakim (born 1975), Tajh (born 1976), and Bilal (born 1979). The group (singers/rappers/former dancers) started out singing in Carson, California. The group had three #1 singles on the R&B charts but never had a mainstream pop #1.


  • Khiry Abdulsamad (born November 8, 1973)
  • Hakim Abdulsamad (born March 26, 1975) - starred in Ernest Goes to Camp and voiced Franklin in This Is America, Charlie Brown.
  • Tajh Abdulsamad (born December 8, 1976)
  • Bilal Abdulsamad (born April 17, 1979)




  • 1988: Dial My Heart #13 Pop, #1 R&B
  • 1989: Lucky Charm #1 R&B
  • 1989: A Little Romance #29 R&B
  • 1989: Happy #57 R&B
  • 1990: Crazy #29 Pop, #1 R&B
  • 1990: Thing Called Love #14 R&B
  • 1991: Thanx 4 the Funk # 8 R&B
  • 1992: Tonite # 3 R&B
  • 1992: The Saga Continues... #15 R&B
  • 1992: Doin It Wit the B

External links

  • The Boys (American band) at AllMusic
  • Suns of Light albums
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