Was (Not Was) The Was Bros, The Was Bros., Was (Not) Was, Was [Not Was], Was Not War, Was Not WasWas (Not Was) is American dance pop/post disco band founded by David Weiss (a.k.a. David Was) and Don Fagenson (a.k.a. Don Was) in 1979 in Detroit, Michigan and disbanded in 1992. They reformed in 2004. Was (Not Was) also participated in the Spirit Of The Forest project which released a charity single in support of the Earth Love Fund's campaign to help save rainforests.