Today是一支在1988年成立于新泽西的R&B男子团体。从New Edition开始，R&B乐坛的男女声团体如雨后春笋般冒了出来，Today是其中为数不多可以称得上成功的团体，单曲“Girl I Got My Eyes On You”一举拿下R&B单曲榜冠军。不过这毕竟是时代的产物，两三年后，他们便销声匿迹了。就让我们通过这张经典的Today同名专辑，一起回味R&B的黄金岁月吧！
The group started in 1984 as The Gents and comprised Drakeford, McCain, William McNeir, Ronald Scruggs, and Bernard Belle. During an anti-drug benefit, the group received a meeting with the producer Teddy Riley who renamed the group Today and melded them into the current lineup. Riley helped them receive a deal with MCA Records.
As the head of MCA records urban department, Jheryl Busby, moved into Motown, he brought several acts with him, including Today, The Boys and The Good Girls. While touring the country, the groups were highly successful. Motown promoted Today as the new Four Tops, and The Boys and The Good Girls were promotoed as the new Jackson 5 and new Supremes respectively.
Today released their self-titled debut album in 1988. The single "Him Or Me" reached #3 on the R&B charts and was followed by "Girl I Got My Eyes On You" which reached #1. Yet the album's later singles did not do as well as their early showings, and they began to resent the way they were being produced and promoted.
Riley did not help the group with their second album, The New Formula, and it was not very successful. Released in 1991, the album did manage one hit single, "Why You Get Funky on Me", which was also featured in the movie House Party. It reached #2 on the R&B charts.
After the group broke up, Drakeford started a solo career while Singletary, Adams, and McCain wrote songs and tried unsuccessfully to get a deal as a trio.
1. Him Or Me
2. Girl I Got My Eyes On You
3. Take It Off
4. Take Your Time
6. You Stood Me Up
7. Your Love Is Not True
9. Sexy Lady