If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past year, you should know that Mindless Behavior, comprised of teenagers Prodigy, Princeton, Roc Royal and Ray Ray, have collectively made the world stop and pay attention to what they’re doing as the biggest break-out R&B group of the new decade.
Known for their hit singles “My Girl” and “Mrs. Right,” and more recently “Girls Talkin Bout,” Mindless Behavior was put together in Los Angeles in 2008 by Keisha Gamble (who is still their manager today), Walter Millsap (who has previously worked with artists such as Beyonce and Timbaland) and producer Vincent Herbert (Lady Gaga, Toni Braxton) after an audition process.
They not only trained extensively in dance and singing, but also developed themselves as artists for two years before releasing their debut single “My Girl” in 2010. And within months, the teen R&B/Pop sensations (at only 13 years old) were already performing on big national TV shows like the “Today” show.
On September 20th 2011, Mindless Behavior released their debut album “#1 Girl,” which opened on the Billboard 200 album chart at an impressive No. 7.
Having already previously toured with major acts like Justin Bieber, the Backstreet Boys and even Janet Jackson (as her sole opening act), Mindless Behavior flexed their touring muscles once again this summer by headlining the first ever BET Closer to My Dreams Tour alongside fellow newcomers Diggy Simmons, Lil Twist, Tyga and others.
Now the group is headlining another major tour: the legendary “Scream Tour,” which has been regenerated with up and coming acts like their former BET tour-mate Diggy, Jacob Latimore, Hamilton Park and the OMG Girlz.
With the group continuing their journey to success, just before they hit the stage in Atlanta last week, the talented group of 14-year-olds took some time out of their hectic touring schedule to talk to Gossip On This about touring, girls, their favorite boy bands, how Michael Jackson and others inspire them, school, what they do in their free time when they’re not touring and making music, and more!
Watch the full interview below: