Khia/Shamone Finch Chambers (1977- )

Rapper Khia also known as Shamone Finch Chambers, was born on November 8, 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Carol Belinda Chambers, a data entry specialist. Information regarding Khia’s father is not available. However, she spent her foundational years in Germantown, Pennsylvania. At the age of … Read MoreKhia/Shamone Finch Chambers (1977- )

The Andantes (1958-1992)

The Andantes were a female group used primarily for background vocals for the Motown record label. The group’s founding began with friends Jackie Hicks (first alto), Marlene Barrow (second alto), and Vicki Wright (soprano). All three women sang in their home churches and were already … Read MoreThe Andantes (1958-1992)

The Chairmen of the Board (1968-1976)

In 1967, legendary composers/lyricists Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, and Eddie Holland left Motown Records to establish the Invictus/Hot Wax record labels in Detroit, Michigan. Over the years they had composed 130 charting songs for Motown Records, but they felt Berry Gordy did not compensate them … Read MoreThe Chairmen of the Board (1968-1976)

Young Dolph/ Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. (1985-2021)

Adolph Robert “Young Dolph” Thornton Jr was an American rapper. Thornton was born on July 27, 1985, to Adolph Thornton Sr and an unnamed mother in Chicago, Illinois. He also had two sisters and two brothers. He was a second cousin to rapper Jarad Anthony … Read MoreYoung Dolph/ Adolph Robert Thornton Jr. (1985-2021)