New Kids on the Block was formed during 1984 in Boston, Massachusetts by producer Mauric Star. The band consists of brothers, Jonathan and Jordan Night, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood. The group found most of its success in the mid 1980's with hits such as "Hangin Tough" and "Step By Step". After going on hiatus in the mid 1990's the group decided to get back together and release another album in 2008 titled "The Block". They are also scheduled to tour with "The Backstreet Boys" the summer of 2011. The group is still performing and going strong and still has a very strong fan base. group is still performing and going strong, and still has a very strong fan base. "New Edition" was another boy group around during the late 1980's.
New Kids On the Block (1986)