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Angie Stone Biography

Birth Name:
Angela Laverne Brown
Birth Place:
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
R&B singer, actor, songwriter

Fast Facts

  • Is an only child
  • Started her career as part of the female rap trio Sequence alongside Gwendolyn Chisolm and Cheryl Cook
  • Developed sarcoidosis, a disease affecting the upper respiratory system, but continued her singing career
  • Cowrote and coproduced former boyfriend D'Angelo's 1995 album Brown Sugar
  • Named her debut album Black Diamond after her daughter
  • It won the Billboard Magazine Album of the Year Award in 2000
  • Sang the theme song for the UPN sitcom Girlfriends
  • Was a contestant on the fourth season of Celebrity Fit Club in 2006
  • Toured with Sisters in the Spirit, a gospel-like group, in 2007
  • Is a diabetic; became involved with the F
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  • Titled her 2010 album Unexpected following her father's sudden death while she was recording the album