Brandi Williams

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Brandi Danielle Williams (born October 5, 1982) is an American actress, singer and songwriter. She is most notable for singing in the R trio Blaque. Her family includes members of the musical community, such as Smokey Robinson, Claudette Robinson, and Bobby Rogers of The Miracles, Cherrelle, Wanda Young of The Marvelettes, Marvette Britto (New York Publicist) and Pebbles (1980’s hit-making recording artist and founder of another girl group TLC). Brandi began singing at the age of 3 in Detroit. By 10, Brandi relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and attended Ridgeview Middle School. She soon immersed herself in music. In 1994, after meeting up with Shamari at a talent show, Brandi joined the female music group Blaque Ivory. The group consisted of 3 members, Shamari Fears, Brandi Williams and Natina Reed. The member who had come up with the idea of forming a group was Natina, who was a good friend of Ronald Lopes, brother of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes of the trio TLC. Lisa had noticed Natina's musical talent and encouraged her to pursue a career in music. Lisa also promised to help Natina in forming a girl group. Blaque Ivory's first appearance was a cameo in Lil' Kim's "Ladies Night" video.
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