Black Sheep is a hip hop duo from Queens, New York, consisting of Mista Lawnge and Dres. The duo is from New York but met as teenagers in Sanford, North Carolina, where both of their families relocated. The group was an affiliate of the Native Tongues, which included the Jungle Brothers, De La Soul and A Tribe Called Quest. After forming the duo in 1989, Black Sheep debuted in 1991 with their hit song "Flavor of the Month" and released their debut album, A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, which gained them praise and recognition in the hip hop community for the album's unique rhythms and intelligent lyrics. After six years together, Black Sheep disbanded in 1995 but decided to reunite five years later.