symba
Symba was an R&B group from Washington, D.C. that was led by singers Gerald Holland & Sheryl Hawkins and featured members Michael Jones, Robert Lewis & Rodney Washington.
body baitIn 1980, the group released their only album to date “Body Bait” on Venture Records. It’s unknown how or if the album charted at all.
hold onThe first single from the album “Hold On” peaked at #70 on Billboard’s Hot Soul Singles chart, staying on the chart for 5 weeks.
hey youTheir follow-up single “Hey You” fared better, peaking at #55 on Billboard’s Hot Soul Singles chart, staying on the chart for 11 weeks. It was also featured as one of Billboard magazine’s “Top Single Picks” in the soul music category.

After that, it seems as if Symba has faded into obscurity. It’s unknown what the members of the group are up to these days.

To see a fan-made video for “Hold On,” go to:

To see a fan-made video for “Hey You,” go to:

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