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Angie Stone

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A singer, MC, self-taught keyboardist, and prolific songwriter, Angie Stone’s initial claim to popularity was her account in the Series, an all-female trio that recorded for pioneering hip-hop label Glucose Hill you start with the 1979 one “Funk You Up.” Many years afterwards, she re-emerged because the business lead vocalist for Vertical Keep, where she have scored with the simple urban dance monitor “Seems You’re WAY TOO Busy,” a high 40 R&B strike during the summertime of 1993 that resulted in very productive single career. Using the discharge of her 1999 single debut, she became among neo-soul’s leading lighting, providing sharp understanding into romantic interactions with her smoky however upfront voice. Rock, a indigenous of Columbia, SC, began performing gospel music at a age initially Nazareth Baptist Cathedral. Her father, an associate of an area gospel quartet, would consider his only kid to see shows by gospel performers like the Performing Angels as well as the Gospel Keynotes. During her youngsters, she published poetry, played sports activities, and, after high-school graduation, was provided college golf ball scholarships. While operating dead-end jobs, Rock began saving cash to record her personal demos at an area studio room known as PAW. She became a member of Gwendolyn Chisholm and Cheryl Make within the rap trio the Series, who recorded strikes for Joe and Sylvia Robinson’s Sugars Hill label — “Funk You Up,” a remake of Parliament’s strike “Rip the Roof From the Sucker” known as “Funky Audio (Rip the Roof Off),” and “I Don’t Want Your Like.” Immediately after, Rock was dealing with futuristic rap group Mantronix and rocker Lenny Kravitz, and she later on formed the elegant R&B trio Vertical Keep, who 1st charted using the Legal solitary “Summertime.” Besides “Seems You’re WAY TOO Busy,” the group’s self-titled A&M recording spawned another charting solitary, “ASAP.” The group break up following its second recording. Rock subsequently authorized to Arista like a single artist and documented 1999’s Black Gemstone, a high Ten R&B recording that was qualified gold on the effectiveness of the singles “FORGET ABOUT Rain (IN THIS PARTICULAR Cloud)” and “Everyday” (one of the songs she’s created either for or with D’Angelo). The record won her a set of Spirit Train Female of Spirit Honours. She shifted to J for 2001’s Mahogany Spirit, another gold vendor. Released in 2004, Rock Love fared equally well commercially, however she transferred to the revitalized Stax label on her behalf fourth studio room record, 2007’s The Artwork of Appreciate & Battle. It topped the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums graph and highlighted two of her greatest singles, “Occasionally” and “Baby” — the second option which received a Grammy nomination for Greatest R&B Performance by way of a Duo or Group with Vocals. Through the entire next many years, the singer’s studio room output remained constant with regards to graph performance, despite some label changes. Unpredicted, released on Stax in ’09 2009, hit the very best 20 from the R&B graph. Saguaro Road released Rich Woman, Stone’s most stylistically varied set, 3 years later on, and it peaked somewhat higher. For Desire, released in 2015, she became a member of the veteran-loaded Shanachie roster. Another yr, the Goldenlane label released Covered in Spirit, for which Rock up to date classics popularized from the Think Who, the Five Stairsteps, and Carole Ruler. Also an acting professional, she has made an appearance in several films, including The Fighting with each other Temptations, Pastor Dark brown, and Scary Film 5, along with the television applications Moesha, Girlfriends, and Lincoln Heights.

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Full Name Angie Stone
Height 1.6 m
Profession Actor, Music Producer, Singer-songwriter, Keyboard Player
Nationality American
Children Michael Archer, Diamond Stone
Parents Iona Williams
Music Groups The Sequence
Music Songs Wish I Didn't Miss You, No More Rain, Brotha, 2 Bad Habits, More Than a Woman, I Wanna Thank Ya, Rain Down, Stay for a While, I Ain't Hearin' U, Sometimes, Mad Issues, Happy Being Me, The Ingredients of Love, Soul Insurance, Brotha, Part II, Lovers' Ghetto, I Wasn't Kidding, Bottles & Cans, Backup Planc, Kiss All Over Your Body, Go Back to Your Life, Do What U Gotta Do, What U Dyin' For, These Are the Reasons, Think It Over, Bone 2 Pic, Cinderella Ballin', Green Grass Vapors, 20 Dollars, Quits, Just a Pimp, Coulda Been You
Albums Mahogany Soul, Stone Love, Covered in Soul, Black Diamond, Rich Girl, Dream, The Id, Guru's Jazzmatazz, Vol. 3: Streetsoul, Unexpected, Instant Vintage, Genius & Friends, Stone Hits: The Very Best of Angie Stone, Conception: An Interpretation of Stevie Wonder's Songs, Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now, The Art of Love & War
Nominations Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist, BET Centric Award, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Female, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Female, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, Danish Music Award for Foreign Newcomer of the Year
Movies The Fighting Temptations, The Hot Chick, Scary Movie 5, Caught on Tape, School Gyrls, My Other Mother, Where's the Love, Dreams, Baby Mama's Club, To Love the Soul of a Woman, A Cross to Bear, Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem, Angie Stone: Greatest Hits, Angie Stone: Live in Vancouver: Music in High Places
TV Shows Celebrity Fit Club, R&B Divas: Atlanta, Music in High Places


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#Fact
1 Daughter of Iona Williams.
2 An only child.
3 Was diagnosed with sarcoidois in 1990. It is now under control.
4 Two children: Diamond Stone (Diane) and Michael Archer.
5 Has a child with R&B singer D'Angelo.


Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
16th Annual Trumpet Awards 2008 TV Special musician
Girlfriends 2000-2008 TV Series singer - 171 episodes

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nubbin & Friends 2016 TV Series Flo the Chick
The Legend of Hip Hop 2016 Blues
Labour 2015 Short Dina Sharpe
Love N Success 2015 Deion's Mom
My Other Mother 2014 TV Movie Delores
Where's the Love? 2014 TV Movie Wife #1
The Rickey Smiley Show 2014 TV Series Crazy Skate Attendant
Ride Along 2014 Market Shopper
Scary Movie 5 2013 Kendra's Cousin (as Angela Stone)
Dreams 2013/II Marlene
A Cross to Bear 2012 TV Movie Sunshine
Boulevard West 2012 TV Series Lena
Wonder Girls 2012 TV Movie Betty Charleston
Baby Mama's Club 2010 Mrs. Jackson
School Gyrls 2009 Headmaster Jones
Pastor Brown 2009 Rick Fredericks
2008 St. Lucia Jazz Festival 2009 TV Movie Perfomer
Lincoln Heights 2008 TV Series Octavia
One on One 2004 TV Series Angie Stone
The Fighting Temptations 2003 Alma
The Hot Chick 2002 Madame Mambuza
Girlfriends 2002 TV Series Darla Mason
Moesha 2000 TV Series Angie Stone

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Later... With Jools Holland 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Fighting Temptations 2003 performer: "Rain Down", "He Still Loves Me", "Come Back Home", "Time To Come Home"
Brown Sugar 2002 performer: "Bring Your Heart" / producer: "Bring Your Heart" / writer: "Bring Your Heart"
Blue Crush 2002 writer: "Jam For The Ladies"
Dr. Dolittle 2 2001 performer: "Makin' Me Feel" / writer: "Makin' Me Feel"
Bamboozled 2000 performer: "Slippery Shoes" / writer: "Slippery Shoes"
Love & Basketball 2000 performer: "Holding Back The Years"
Roswell 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Last Laugh '04 2004 TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
As Written 2012 TV Series Herself
Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer & Cultural Icon 2012 TV Movie Herself
Pau!l 2011 TV Series Herself
The Mo'Nique Show 2009-2011 TV Series Herself
19th Annual Trumpet Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan 2011 TV Movie Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2009 TV Series Herself
Tavis Smiley 2009 TV Series Herself
2009 Soul Train Awards 2009 TV Special Herself
The Brian McKnight Show 2009 TV Series Herself
Soundtrack for a Revolution 2009 Documentary Herself - Performer
16th Annual Trumpet Awards 2008 TV Special Herself
Stax Records 50th Anniversary Concert 2008 TV Movie Herself
Baisden After Dark 2007-2008 TV Series Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2008 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2000-2008 TV Series Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
Ryan Cameron: Uncensored 2008 TV Series Herself
Later... With Jools Holland 2000-2007 TV Series Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2004-2007 TV Series Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2007 TV Series Herself
Great Performances 2002-2007 TV Series Herself
BET Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Herself
Celebrity Fit Club 2006 TV Series Herself
Jamie Foxx: Unpredictable 2006 TV Special documentary Herself
Come Together Now 2005 Video documentary short Herself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2005 TV Series Herself
Last Laugh '04 2004 TV Movie Herself (uncredited)
The 5th Annual Women Rock 2004 TV Movie Herself
The Tony Danza Show 2004 TV Series Herself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2002-2004 TV Series Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
34th NAACP Image Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
2nd Annual BET Awards 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 2002 TV Series Herself
The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family' 2002 Documentary Herself
An Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence 2001 TV Special documentary Herself
Candy Dulfer: Live in Amsterdam 2001 Video Herself
Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration 2000 TV Special documentary Herself
Barend en Van Dorp 2000 TV Series Herself - Singer
Top of the Pops 2000 TV Series Herself
14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2000 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Soul Train 1999 TV Series documentary Guest
Shady Sisters: The Color of Love TV Movie post-production Herself - Host
The Light Documentary filming Herself
Steve Harvey 2016 TV Series Herself
Being 2015 TV Mini-Series Herself
Unsung 2015 TV Series documentary Herself
R&B Divas 2013-2014 TV Series Herself
Celebrity Wife Swap 2014 TV Series Herself
68 Square Miles 2014 Documentary
Dishing Tea with Big Meach 2014 TV Mini-Series Herself
One Christmas 2013 TV Special Herself
The 365Black Awards 2013 TV Special Herself
R&B Divas: Atlanta Reunion 2013 TV Series Herself
R&B Divas Pre Party 2013 TV Movie Herself
Celebrity Ghost Stories 2013 TV Series documentary Herself
Apollo Live 2012 TV Series Herself
Huff Post's BV 365 2012 TV Series Herself
2012 Soul Train Awards 2012 TV Special Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Later... With Jools Holland 2004 TV Series Herself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group · Betty Wright
2005 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female For the song "U-Haul."
2003 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Song Brown Sugar (2002) · Homer Talbert (Writer)
· Herscholt Polk (Writer)


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