|Origin||New York City, United States|
|Associated acts||Mariah Carey, 112|
|Past members||Linnie Belcher|
The group released their debut self-titled album in 1997. The album featured "Head Over Heels" (featuring Nas) (US #35), "No Question" (featuring LL Cool J), "All Cried Out" (featuring 112), a Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam cover and their biggest hit to date (US #4), and "Last Chance.
After being released from Mariah Carey's label Crave Records, Allure signed with MCA Records in 2000, eventually issuing their second album, Sunny Days, in 2001. The album yielded two singles: "Enjoy Yourself" and "Kool Wit Me". Soon after, member Linnie Belcher left the group, and they signed with NBA player Ron Artest's newly formed label, Tru Warier Records, distributed by Lightyear Entertainment.
Late 2004 saw the release of their third album, Chapter III, in reference to their lineup change and being their third album. It went unnoticed by the general public, although it did receive considerable press due to Ron Artest's suspension from the NBA that year. Two singles were released as well, 2004's "Uh Oh" featuring reggae artist Elephant Man, and 2005's "I Think I'm In Love" featuring rapper Joe Budden. The album was subsequently released in the UK the following year, featuring a new track ("You Are The Man") as well as a remix of the single "Hate 2 Luv U".
In 2010, the group released their fourth album Time's Up.
|Year||Title||Chart positions|| Certifications|
|U.S. Hot 100||U.S. R&B||UK Singles Chart|
|1997||"Head over Heels" (featuring Nas)||35||17||18||Allure|
|"No Question" (featuring LL Cool J)||–||–||–|
|"All Cried Out" (featuring 112)||4||9||12|
|2001||"Enjoy Yourself"||–||50||–||Sunny Days|
|2004||"Hate 2 Luv U"||–||–||–||Chapter III|
|"Uh Oh" (featuring Elephant Man)||–||–||–|
|2012||"Butterflies" (featuring MC Shan)||–||–||–||Untitled|
- Allure Biography on billboard.com
- Allure 1st album Allure on allmusic.com
- Allure album Sunny Days on allmusic.com
- Allure album Chapter III on allmusic.com
- Allure album Time's Up on raredobsuremusic.wordpress.com
- Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 20. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.