Original Flavor was a hip hop group from the early to mid 90’s. The group originally consisted of Ski and Suave Lover. It released two albums—This Is How It Is (1992) and Beyond Flavor (1994)—although for Beyond Flavor Suave Lover was replaced by T-Strong and DJ Chubby Chub. The group had a hit with the song “Can I Get Open,” which reached #46 on the Billboard Maxi Singles chart.This track prominently features Jay-Z. The group, managed by Damon Dash and cousin Darien Dash, disbanded after it released Beyond Flavor but Ski went on to work with Roc-A-Fella Records, producing four records on Jay-Z’s debut album Reasonable Doubt.
Album “Beyond Flavor” (1994)