Formed 1981, Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.
The Force MD's comprised, at various times, of:
Stevie D. Lundy
Trisco Pearson (b. 1963, Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, U.S.A. d. 16th September 2016, New York, U.S.A.)
Antoine 'T.C.D.' Maurice Lundy (b. 3rd February 1963, Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, U.S.A. d. 18th January 1998, Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)
Charles 'Mercury' Nelson (b. 19th December 1964, U.S.A. d. 9th March 1995, U.S.A.)
Jessie Lee Daniels
The Force MD's were originally formed in 1983, in Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.
The group were originally known as The L.D.'s, however, following meeting DJ Dr Rock, they changed their name again to 'Dr. Rock & the Force MCs'.
The Force MD's, hailed from the Mariners Harbor projects on Staten Island, New York City, and came to prominence in the 1980's and 1990’s.
In 1984 the group signed with Tommy Boy Records.
love letters - 1984 / chillin' - 1985 / tender love - 1985 / touch and go - 1987
In 1985, the hit with the Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis-penned love song 'Tender Love'.
The group's track 'Itchin' For a Scratch' featured in the 1985 feature film 'Rappin'.
In 1987 the group achieved their first R&B number 1 hit, 'Love is a House', which was taken from their third album, 'Touch & Go'.
charles 'mercury' nelson
antoine 't.c.d.' lundy
Previous group members, Charles ‘Mercury’ Nelson died from a heart attack in 1995, whilst Antoine ‘TCD’ Lundy battled Lou Gehrig’s disease before his passing away in 1998.
DJ Dr. Rock died suddenly of natural causes in 1996.
step to me - 1990 / moments in time - 1995
The remaining members returned with a comeback album titled 'The Reunion' in 2000.
In an interview in 2009, President Obama highlighted the Force M.D.s (among other artists included) in his Air Force One iPod playlist.
Trisco Smith-Pearson passed away on the 16th of September from cancer.
The surviving group members are: Khalil Lundy, Stevie Lundy and Jesse Daniels.
Love Letters (Tommy Boy Records 1984)
Chillin' (Tommy Boy Records 1986)
Touch & Go (Tommy Boy Records 1987)
Step to Me (Tommy Boy Records 1990)
Moments in Time (Ichiban Records 1994)
The Reunion (Mad Love Records 2000)