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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 […]

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Di'Ja

Di'Ja About Nigerian R&B singer-songwriter who is best known for her single “Rock Steady.” In 2008, she was the recipient of the Beat Music Award for Best New Artist. Life Before Becoming Famous She graduated from university with a double degree in biology and psychology. Following her time as an undergraduate, she focused on art, […]

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Amine Temri

Amine Temri About Moroccan R&B singer who rose to fame for his smash hit “Makayen Ma” (There’s Nothing). Life Before Becoming Famous He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. Other Informations He was named one of Culture Trip’s ‘5 Cool Moroccan Musicians To Discover This Fall” in 2016. Family Life He hails from Tangier, […]

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Cleo Higgins

Cleo Higgins About Former lead singer of the R&B sister act Cleopatra and a past contestant on The Voice U.K. She has released singles like “Don’t Let Go (Love).” Life Before Becoming Famous Her band Cleopatra’s debut single “Cleopatra’s Theme” reached #3 on the U.K. singles charts in 1998. Other Informations She covered the song […]

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Rayshun Lamarr

Rayshun Lamarr About Singer and cancer survivor who rose to fame after competing on Season 14 of NBC’s The Voice. He sang “Don’t Stop Believin’” for his blind audition and chose Adam Levine as his coach over Alicia Keys. Life Before Becoming Famous He is a cancer survivor who beat lymphoma and multicentric Castleman’s disease, a rare genetic disorder. […]

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Aneeka

Aneeka About Real name Andrea Martinez, she is a pop and R&B singer whose stage name means believe in Wayuu. She released albums called Ni Antes… Ni Después (2013) and Ni Antes… Ni Después “en vivo” (2015). Life Before Becoming Famous She first found investors to help her record an album in Mexico after working in different […]