House of Pain are a famous Irish-American hip-hop group who released three albums in the early to mid 1990s before lead rapper Everlast decided to pursue his solo career again. The group is best known for its 1992 hit single "Jump Around", which reached #3 in the United States, #6 in Ireland and #8 in the United Kingdom.
Naughty by Nature is a Grammy Award-winning American hip hop group that at the time of its formation in 1989 consisted of Treach, Vin Rock, and the DJ Kay Gee. The group formed in East Orange, New Jersey (colloquially referred to as "Illtown" in the 1980s). The group first appeared on the music scene in 1989 releasing an album called Independent Leaders under their then name the New Style. The album generated the minor hit "Scuffin' Those Knees".
K7 (aka Kayel), the frontman of the Latin freestyle group TKA, is a pop-oriented hip-hop emcee from the U.S. , signed to Tommy Boy Records. K7 released one 1993 album, Swing Batta Swing, which featured three singles that reached pop radio: "Zunga Zeng," "Hi-De-Ho", and K7's biggest hit, "Come Baby Come", which reached #18 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #3 on the UK Singles Chart. K7, along with the other members of TKA, still tours and performs in nightclubs around the U.S.