every group needs a little guidance that’s exactly what baba oje provided as the spiritual elder, or advisor, to arrested development whatever advice he gave his fellow group members, it worked: arrested development went four-times platinum on its debut album, 3 years, 5 months, and 2 days in the life of… and won a grammy for best new artist in 1993, becoming the first rap act to win one of the major four grammy awards