Fun Factory is a German Eurodance group formed in 1993, originally consisting of Balja, Steve,
Rod D., and Smooth T.. The group enjoyed success in the mid-1990s.
The group was founded in 1992 with four members: Balja, Steve, Rod D., and Smooth T. They released
their first CD, NonStop! The Album in 1994. Their secondCD Close To You was released in 1995.
Before its release, lead singer Balja (real name — Balca Tözün) was replaced with Marie-Anett Mey.
Balja can still be seen in the video to Groove Me, and her vocals are heard on the entire album.
This album includes most of the songs from their first release, including several hits such as "Close To You",
"Take Your Chance", "Pain" and "Groove Me".
Fun Factory 1993 - 1997:
• Balja: Real name is Balca Tözün. The real vocalist of Fun Factory.
• Marie-Anett Mey: Front lady but not singer. Born in Paris, France.
• Smooth T.: Real name is Toni Cottura. Born in Germany.
• Steve: Real name is Stephan Browarczyk. Backing vocalist.
• Rod D.: Real name is Rodney Hardison. Born in America.
• Smooth T: Toni Cottura Rapper.
• Balca: Balca Tözün Front vocalist.
• Steve: Stephan Browarczyk Rapper.
• Ski: Anthony Freeman Rapper.