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Syleena Johnson

Syleena Johnson About Grammy Award-nominated R&B and soul singer known for her Chapter series of studio albums. She attracted international fame as the featured vocalist on Kanye West’s “All Falls Down.” Life Before Becoming Famous She was forced to receive speech therapy due to having vocal nodules as a child. Other Informations She has also starred […]

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Beni

Beni About Singer who embarked on a highly-successful solo career while still performing as a member of the band Bishojo Club 21. She is known for gold-selling solo singles like “Kiss Kiss Kiss,” “Ein” and “Suki Dakara.”  Life Before Becoming Famous She graduated from Nile C. Kinnick High School in Yokosuka, Japan. She majored in sociology at Sophia University.  Other Informations […]

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Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware About English R&B artist who had a #5 UK album with her 2012 debut, Devotion. She has collaborated with artists like Sampha. Life Before Becoming Famous She started her music career as a vocal collaborator for the musical project SBTRKT. Other Informations She released the singles “If You’re Never Gonna Move” and “Wildest Moments.” […]

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Amenazzy

Amenazzy About José Daniel Betances, or as he is better known, El Nene La Amenazzy, is a popular Spanish-language R&B artist known for hit singles like “Me Hace Falta” and “Mugeriego.” Life Before Becoming Famous He was given his nickname El Nene at the age of ten by his group of friends. And though he […]

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Nikki Leonti

Nikki Leonti About Well known for making up one-half of the R&B group Nikki & Rich alongside Rich Velonskis, she formerly recorded Christian music albums. She also competed on America’s Got Talent in 2016 alongside her husband Ryan Edgar and her daughter Jaslyn. Life Before Becoming Famous Singing since she was seven years old, she […]

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Christopher Thomas

Christopher Thomas About Rapper, singer, and songwriter known by the name Ocean. He has become incredibly popular streaming and performing on YouNow and sharing his original music on his self-titled SoundCloud account. Life Before Becoming Famous Long before the advent of YouNow, he joined Twitter in May of 2010, opening with the tweet “im in […]

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Justine Skye

Justine Skye About Correspondent for BET’s Looped In Live and singer-songwriter who made a splash with her cover of Drake’s song “Headlines.” Her debut EP is called Everyday Living.  Life Before Becoming Famous She performed songs to go along with the book Rules to Rock By.  Other Informations She has released singles called “You Don’t Know […]

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CJ Tate

CJ Tate About Singer-songwriter who went viral with his first single “Send Her On to Me,” which garnered over 150,000 views on YouTube as well as airtime on popular radio stations in both the U.S. and U.K. Life Before Becoming Famous He started singing cover songs of popular artists on YouTube in 2010. Other Informations […]

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Jimmy Bo Horne

Jimmy Bo Horne About Singer best known for 70’s R&B hits like “Dance Across the Floor” and “You Get Me Hot.” His music has been featured in films like City of God and video games like Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Life Before Becoming Famous He was born in West Palm Beach and got his […]

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Malik Knighten

Malik Knighten About Solo artist who joined the R&B/pop group Next Town Down. The group released a debut single called “Good Times.” In 2016, he released a single as a solo artist called “Take My Stress.”   Life Before Becoming Famous He played football and basketball at Charles City High School in Iowa, where he grew up. […]

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VenZy

VenZy About Bulgarian R&B singer who got his start as a guest vocalist for groups like the reggae band One Soul. He later found popularity as a solo artist with songs like “Under the Open Sky,” “Once You’re Next to Me” and “Nothing Accidental.” Life Before Becoming Famous He sang in a school choir, where […]

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Sogand

Sogand About Iranian singer who rose to fame after the release of her debut album My Notebook. She has become widely known for singles like “The Lom” and “Bilite Yektarafe.” Life Before Becoming Famous At seventeen years old, she formed the duo Entegham with Farinaz. However, the duo later split so that she could embark […]

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Shareefa

Shareefa About American R&B singer who released the debut single called “Need a Boss,” which featured rapper Ludacris and it reached #62 on the Billboard Hot 100. Life Before Becoming Famous Her first album, Point of No Return, was released in 2006 and it charted at #25 on the Billboard 200. Other Informations She released […]

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Athena Cage

Athena Cage About R&B singer who originally rose to fame as the lead singer of the girl group Kut Klose. She later released successful solo singles like “All or Nothing,” which was famously featured in the 2001 film Save the Last Dance. Life Before Becoming Famous She attended Western Kentucky University and got her start […]

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Barbara Lewis

Barbara Lewis About R&B songwriter and singer who was most well known for her song “Hello Stranger,” which was released in 1963. Life Before Becoming Famous She was writing and recording songs for a radio DJ in Michigan. Other Informations Her song “Hello Stranger” was #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart in 1963. Family […]