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Boyz II Men holds private concert at their former high school in Philadelphia

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From a press release:

SiriusXM announced on Friday that Boyz II Men will perform a live concert on Oct. 14 from the school where they met, the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, on SiriusXM’s Heart & Soul channel.

“Up Close & Personal with Boyz II Men” will feature Boyz II Men, currently a trio, playing songs from their popular R&B career through their new album, “Collide,” which is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

The show tomorrow will be hosted by SiriusXM Heart & Soul host Cayman Kelly and will air on Oct. 21 at 5 p.m. via satellite on Heart & Soul, channel 48, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at

Boyz II Men back in the ’90s

“We can’t wait to return to our alma mater, the Philadelphia School of the Creative and Performing Arts,” says Nathan Morris.

“This is where it all began for us, so to be back here performing for the students with SiriusXM the week before our new album comes out is an incredible homecoming for us.”

“We are thrilled to be a part of Boyz II Men’s homecoming as they play a special, private concert for SiriusXM listeners at their former high school in Philadelphia,” said Scott Greenstein, president and chief content officer at SiriusXM.

“The event and exclusive broadcast is an exciting and unique way to celebrate the release of the Grammy Award winners’ new album.”

After the broadcast, “Up Close & Personal with Boyz II Men” will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at

Heart & Soul plays R&B music from today and back in the day. Listeners will hear Jill Scott, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, Jaheim, Charlie Wilson, Kem, Anthony Hamilton, John Legend, Eric Benét, Luther Vandross, and Mariah Carey, among other artists.