First Album Released: 1987
Last Album Released: 1995
Popular 90's Song: mercedes boy
Perri A. (Reid) Sharrieff, formerly known as Pebbles (born Perri Arnette McKissack), is an American dance-pop and urban contemporary singer-songwriter.
In 1987, she released Pebbles, a self-titled solo debut for MCA Records. Pebbles went platinum-plus and featured the hits "Girlfriend" and "Mercedes Boy", both Top Five Pop and #1 R&B hits.
In 1990, Pebbles released her second album, Always, which included the Top Five hit "Giving You the Benefit", as well as "Always" and "Love Makes Things Happen". The latter song, featuring Babyface, was a Top 20 Pop & R&B hit.
In 1989, Pebbles formed the Atlanta-based production company Pebbitone, which discovered and developed the R&B trio TLC. Under her guidance as a producer, director, marketing chief, and image maker, TLC released the 1992 quintuple-platinum debut album Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip, featuring the Top 10 hits "Baby, Baby, Baby", "Ain't Too Proud to Beg", and "What About Your Friends".