R&B band from Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. consisting of Kenny "Babyface"
Edmonds, Antonio "L.A." Reid, Carlos "Satin" Greene, Darnell "Dee" Bristol,
Stanley Burke, and Kevin Roberson. Forming in 1981, The Deele recorded three albums during the 1980s, and
scored two hit singles. In 1984 "Body Talk" reached #77 on the Billboard Hot
100 pop chart. In 1987 their song "Two Occasions" reached #4 on the R&B
charts and was the biggest hit for the group, which created new opportunities
to write and co-produce for others such as Babyface, Tevin Campbell, Bobby