"We're giving you positive-encouragement raps.
Leonard Taylor, who worked as an unpaid bodyguard for Wahlberg for three and a half years, said that he does not believe the actor has changed his ways, but 'he just has money now where he can cover it up'.
His departure eventually allowed Joey Mc Intyre to take his place as the fifth member of the group.
In 1990, Wahlberg began recording with dancers/rappers Scott Ross (Scottie Gee), Hector Barros (Hector the Booty Inspector), Anthony Thomas (Ashley Ace), and Terry Yancey (DJ-T) as Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, earning a hit with "Good Vibrations" from their debut album Music for the People.
The record, produced by brother Donnie, hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100, later becoming certified as a platinum single.