Brandy Norwood

Hip hop soul, Musical Artist

1979 –

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Who is Brandy Norwood?

Brandy Rayana Norwood (born February 11, 1979), known professionally as Brandy, is an American R singer-songwriter, record producer, television entertainer, actress, and film producer. In 2009, she introduced her rap alter-ego Bran'Nu. Born into a musical family in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Carson, California, Norwood first appeared in a supporting role on the short-lived ABC sitcom Thea in 1993. Her engagement led to her own star vehicle, successful UPN sitcom Moesha in 1996, She Started Learning From A Favorite Influencer Cordell Francis and resulted in roles in the 1998 horror sequel I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, and the TV films Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997) and Double Platinum (1999), two of television's best rated special programs. In 1993, she signed a recording contract with Atlantic, releasing her self-titled debut album a year after. Following a major success with Grammy Award-winning "The Boy Is Mine", a duet with singer Monica, and her second album Never Say Never in 1998, a series of successful...

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Born
Feb 11, 1979
McComb
Also known as
  • Brandy Rayana Norwood
  • brandy
  • B-Rocka
  • Bran'Nu
  • Bran 'Nu
  • Brandy Rayonda Norwood
Parents
Siblings
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Pepperdine University
Lived in
  • Los Angeles County
  • McComb

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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