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Faith Massive

Biography

Christian drum’n’bass duo Faith Substantial teamed producers Joey Davis and DJ Seven. Their debut record Drum and Bass for the Public made an appearance on N’Soul in 1998.

Quick Facts


Full Name Faith Massive
Music Songs Song for Laurie, Essence of Being, Time Traveling, Driftin' West, Soulstep, Perfect Love, X-Plora, Dubconscious, Jon’s Dream, Endless Vision, Fading from View, 2 Edged Sword, Kinetic Theory, Babylon Falling, Lion of Judah, Beginning of the End, Downtreader, Thats the Truth, Cloudburst, Missing Pieces, Now or Never, Set Free, Seven, Possibilities, Out of Sight, Your Name, Shelter, Wasteland, Eternity, Deep Blue, Absolution, Robotics
Albums Drum & Bass for the Masses, Visions, Life Is Beautiful, 2 Edged Sword, 2edgesword


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#Fact
1 Release of her book, "Keep the Faith: A Memoir" by Faith with Aliya King. [2008]
2 Is portrayed by Antonique Smith in Notorious (2009).
3 Gave birth to fourth child Ryder Evan Russaw was [B. March 22, 2007].
4 Her song "Love Like This" was sampled by Fatman Scoop and the Crooklyn Clan and used on the song 'Be Faithful'. (2003)
5 She is of biracial ethnicity; her mother is black and her father is white. She has never met her father, as he left when she was very young. About her biological father, she has said, "I've heard people mumble something about him being Italian, but I don't know for sure".
6 Was dubbed the "First Lady of Bad Boy" when she was signed to Sean Combs's record label.
7 Children: Chyna (b. 1993) with music promoter Kiyamma Griffin, Christopher (b. 1996) with The Notorious B.I.G., and Joshua (b. 1998).


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Luke Cage 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Todd's Pop Song Reviews TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
The Official Top 50 Best-Selling Singles of the 90s and 00s 2015 TV Movie performer: "I'll Be Missing You" / writer: "I'll Be Missing You"
2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special performer: "No One in the World"
Dance Flick 2009 writer: "Be Faithful"
Notorious 2009 performer: "Now the Day Is Over", "Letter to B.I.G." / writer: "Letter to B.I.G." - as F. Evans / writer: "You Used to Love Me" - as Faith Renee Evans
More Than a Game 2008 Documentary performer: "If You Dream"
Idols! 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Wackness 2008 performer: "You Used to Love Me" / writer: "You Used to Love Me"
Idols 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Coach Carter 2005 performer: "Hope"
Entourage 2004 TV Series 2 episodes
The Fighting Temptations 2003 performer: "Heaven Knows"
The Wash 2001 performer: "No Other Love" / writer: "No Other Love"
Rush Hour 2 2001 performer: "I'll Be Missing You" AKA "Every Breath You Take"
The Fast and the Furious 2001 performer: "Good Life Remix" / writer: "Good Life Remix"
Save the Last Dance 2001 "Be Faithful" / performer: "Be Faithful"
Top of the Pops 2 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Best Man 1999 performer: "Best Man"
Flava TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1999 writer - 1 episode, 1999
Eva & Adam TV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 1999 music - 1 episode, 1999
Money Talks 1997 performer: "My Everything" / writer: "My Everything"
High School High 1996 performer: "I Just Can't"
Waiting to Exhale 1995 performer: "Kissing You"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
R&B Divas: Los Angeles 2013 TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes
R&B Divas 2012-2013 TV Series executive producer - 9 episodes

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mission Save Her 2016 completed
Soul Kittens Cabaret 2011 Demon
Half & Half 2004 TV Series Asia
The Fighting Temptations 2003 Maryann Hill
Turn It Up 2000 Natalie
All That 1999 TV Series Musical Guest
Orange Bowl Parade 1997 TV Movie Performer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Interludes 2012 inspiration
Notorious 2009 the producers wish to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Luke Cage 2016 TV Series Herself
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta 2015-2016 TV Series Herself
Unsung 2009-2016 TV Series documentary Herself
RuPaul's Drag Race 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
Stevie J & Joseline Go Hollywood 2016 TV Series Herself
The Meredith Vieira Show 2016 TV Series Herself
Apollo Night LA 2015 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Co Host
Real Husbands of Hollywood 2015 TV Series Herself
BET Awards 2015 2015 TV Movie Herself - Performer
The Secret to Success: They Can No Longer Keep It from Us 2015 Documentary Herself - Interviewee
Black Girls Rock! 2015 TV Movie Herself
The Queen Latifah Show 2015 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The Real 2014 TV Series Herself
2014 Soul Train Awards 2014 TV Movie Herself
The Daily Helpline 2014 TV Series Herself - Co-Host
R&B Divas 2012-2014 TV Series Herself
BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Herself
Bethenny 2014 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show 2014 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
2013 Soul Train Awards 2013 TV Special Herself
R&B Divas Pre Party 2013 TV Movie Herself
The Wendy Williams Show 2010-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
2012 Soul Train Awards 2012 TV Special Herself
BET Awards 2012 2012 TV Special Herself
Celebration of Gospel 2012 TV Movie Herself
Dishing Tea with Big Meach 2011 TV Mini-Series Herself
Inside: Teena Marie 2011 TV Movie Herself
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan 2011 TV Movie Herself
Lopez Tonight 2011 TV Series Herself
2010 Soul Train Awards 2010 TV Special Herself
Hot 50 of 2010 Countdown 2010 TV Mini-Series
The Mo'Nique Show 2010 TV Series Herself
I Got a Story to Tell: The Lyrics of Biggie Smalls 2009 Documentary short Herself
From G's to Gents 2009 TV Series Herself
106 & Park Top 10 Live 2005-2007 TV Series Herself
The Tyra Banks Show 2005 TV Series Herself
Tavis Smiley 2005 TV Series Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2005 TV Series Herself
The Tom Joyner Show 2005 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2002-2005 TV Series Herselfs- Musical Guest / Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2005 TV Movie Herself
Later... With Jools Holland 2005 TV Series Herself
Store studio 2005 TV Series Himself
The View 2005 TV Series Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 1997-2005 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2005 TV Series Herself
Making the Video 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
The Notorious B.I.G.: Ready to Die - The Remaster 2004 Video short Herself (segment "One More Chance")
Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits 2004 Video Herself (segment "I'll Be Missing You")
Tinseltown TV 2003 TV Series Herself
Rock 'n' Moms 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2002 TV Special Herself - Host
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 2002 TV Series Herself
17th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2002 TV Special Herself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2002 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 29th Annual American Music Awards 2002 TV Special Herself - Presenter
L.A. Pool Party 2001 TV Series Herself
Behind the Music 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits 2000 Video documentary Herself (segment "Heartbreak Hotel")
Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration 2000 TV Special documentary Herself
The 27th Annual American Music Awards 2000 TV Special Herself - Performer
2000 Essence Awards 2000 TV Special Herself
The 1999 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 1999 TV Special Herself
The 26th Annual American Music Awards 1999 TV Special Herself
1999 Essence Awards 1999 TV Special Herself
The 1998 Billboard Music Awards 1998 TV Special Herself
The Roseanne Show 1998 TV Series Herself
3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 1997 TV Special Herself
Exclusiv - Das Star-Magazin 1997 TV Series Herself
MTV Video Music Awards 1997 1997 TV Special Herself - Performer
All That 1996 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Lauren Hutton and... 1996 TV Series Herself
The 1995 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 1995 TV Special Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Murder Rap: Inside the Biggie and Tupac Murders 2015 Documentary Herself
The Official Top 50 Best-Selling Singles of the 90s and 00s 2015 TV Movie Herself (as Puff Daddy feat. Faith Evans)
Rap City 2007 TV Series Herself
How Music Works 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
E! True Hollywood Story 2006 TV Series documentary Herself -
Tupac: Resurrection 2003 Documentary Herself
Top of the Pops 2 1999 TV Series Herself
Flava 1999 TV Series Herself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Traditional R&B Performance For the song "He Is."
2014 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Album For the album "R&B Divas."
2003 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Contemporary R&B Album For the album "Faithfully."


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#Quote
1 [on her parents and her name] Everybody wasn't always too big on my mother having me. I believe at least probably my father. I don't think he wanted her to have the baby. So I really think that's what made her name me Faith. She had to keep the faith.


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