New Edition.  This month they are getting some well deserved, long over do props. Starting with the mayor of Boston proclaiming, January 8,
New Edition Day, to finally getting their star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame TODAY (January 23), and their highly anticipated TV docuseries premiering on
BET tomorrow.

BET’s three-part miniseries,
The New Edition Story, makes its big debut tomorrow at 8 p.m. CT and chronicle the lives and career of supergroup
.  The biopic tells the story of some poor youngsters straight outta Boston, who dared to dream of becoming famous singers.  From forming a group, winning their first talent show, the pains of controversy, breaking up to make-up, and ultimately becoming one of the biggest acts in R&B.  They were 13, 14 and 15-years old when their debut album,
Candy Girl, dropped in 1982 and the rest is pretty much history.  Don't miss the story of 
Mike and 

The cast is made up of some of today's newest and brightest stars like Empire's, Bryshere Y. Gray, will play Mike Bivins, Straight Outta Compton's Keith Powers as Ronnie DeVoe,  Algee Smith as Ralph Tresvant and Woody McClain portraying Bobby Brown, The Butler actor Elijah Kelly as Ricky Bell and R&B singer Luke James as Johnny Gill.  Check out the videos below: The first is the young actors nailing a performance of "You're Not My Kinda Girl."   The other is the actual music video, of the legendary boy group performing their hit single in front of a live audience.

By the way a major congrats to the fellas as they finally got the Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!  It's been a long time coming and they definitely deserved it.


Other 2017 honorees include the likes of Ice Cube, Lee Daniels, John Legend, Tyra Banks, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Pop boy group sensations, NSYNC just to name a few.  Today the famous singing group will be receive the Walk of Fame's 2,600th star and among some of the celebs planned to witness the big occasion are super producer/hit maker Jimmy Jam.  It's only right beings Jam and his partner Terry Lewis penned some of N.E.'s biggest hits like "If It Isn't Love," and "Can You Stand The Rain." TheBoomBox reports BET's President of Original Programing, Stephen Hill, will also be on hand celebrate the groups induction.    

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