5. Al B. Sure! "Nite and Day" (1988)
Album: In Effect Mode
Label: Warner Bros. Recording
Producer: Kyle West/Al B. Sure!
When In Effect Mode dropped in 1998, it was clear that the unibrowed lover knew how to woo the ladies. "Nite and Day" was Al B. Sure's! sensual start as one of the defining voices of New Jack Swing. We're not sure how Al B. Sure! knew all the ingredients to get as many girls fawning over him as he did, but he had the recipe—something about those soft, entrancing vocals with bedroom-ready production—and the women were flockin'.