1 of the Girls (group)

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1 of the Girls was a Cleveland-based R&B group discovered by Gerald Levert. The group's self-titled album was released in 1993, and featured the single "Do Da What", which only achieved moderate success. Another single, "Handle With Care" as also released from that album.[1]

1 of the Girls group member Nina Creque appeared on 8Ball & MJG's Gold release single "Space Age Pimpin" and "Love Hurts" and she also appeared on "Running out of Bud" with Dave Tolliver of Men at Large. Ra-Deon Kirkland appeared on Walter Beasley's single "Don't Say Goodnight" on his album For Her. She is also a featured soloist with Pastor Ron Williams and Voices of Koinonia, appearing on multiple albums, some as Ra-Deon Sledge. Singles include "They that Trust" on Straight out of Zion and "I Love the Name" on Straight out of Zion, Vol. II: Churchin' At the Tabernacle. Marvelous Miles currently works in television production, working behind the scenes on series produced by VH1 and Bravo! networks.[citation needed]

Nina Creque, died in February 2019 from an "undisclosed illness" .[2]


  • Nina Creque (the daughter of jazz musician Neal Creque)
  • LaShawn Sykes
  • Marvelous Miles
  • Ra-Deon Kirkland


  • Name: 1 of the Girls
  • Tracks:
  1. Ain't Giving Up Nothing 4:30
  2. Do Da What 5:11
  3. Talkin' Loud 4:02
  4. No Can Do 3:47
  5. Handle With Care 5:11
  6. Sorry Didn't Do It 6:41
  7. Gotta Go 4:43
  8. When We Kiss 4:54
  9. Giving The Best Of My Love 5:48
  10. Will You Be Mine 5:19
  11. I Don't Want Your Man 4:12
  • Extra credits:
Merlin Bobb Mixing
Jason Champion Composer, Vocal Arrangement
Michael Chapman Drums, engineer, Keyboards, Mixing, producer, Programming, Sequencing
Nina Lornaya Creoke Vocals
Robert Cunningham Arranger, composer, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, producer, Programming, Sequencing
Chris Frantz Composer
Marc G. Arranger, composer, Drums, Keyboards, producer, Programming, Sequencing, Vocal Arrangement
Ra-Deon Latrice Kirkland Vocals
Gerald Levert Arranger, composer, Keyboards, producer, Vocal Arrangement, Vocals (Background)
Joe Little III Arranger, composer, producer
Marvelous Raye Miles Vocals
Edwin "Tony" Nicholas Arranger, composer, Drums, Keyboards, producer, Programming, Sequencing
One of the Girls Composer, Primary Artist, Vocals (Background)
Scott Ramsayer Engineer
Jim Salamone Engineer
Leshawa Monique Sykes Vocals
Trent Thomas Composer, Keyboards, producer
Pete Tokar Engineer, Mixing
Dave Tolliver Composer, producer, Rap, Vocal Arrangement
Frank Vale Mixing
Tina Weymouth Composer
Perry Wilson Composer
Gary Wright Mixing


Year Song Charts
Hot 100 R&B
1993 "Do Da What" 74 38


  1. ^ One of the Girls – One of the Girls | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic, retrieved December 30, 2020
  2. ^ Niesel, Jeff. "R&B Singer Nina Creque To Be Honored With Several Local Memorial Services". Cleveland Scene.