Angela Laverne Brown was born on December 18,1961 and known professionally as Angie Stone, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer.
25 Facts About Angie Stone
Angie Stone rose to fame in the late 1970s as member of the hip hop trio The Sequence.
Angie Stone ventured into acting in the 2000s, making her film debut in the 2002 comedy film The Hot Chick, and her stage debut in 2003, in the role of Big Mama Morton in the Broadway musical Chicago.
Angie Stone has been nominated for three Grammy Awards, and has won two Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards.
Angie Stone then worked with hip hop and electro funk music group Mantronix, before becoming the lead vocalist of the trio Vertical Hold which released the popular single "Seems You're Much Too Busy" as well as two albums: A Matter of Time and Head First.
In 1996, Angie Stone teamed up with Gerry DeVeaux, singer Lenny Kravitz's cousin, and Charlie Mole to form the group Devox.
Angie Stone served as a backing vocalist on Lenny Kravitz's fifth studio album, 5.
Angie Stone offered her a solo recording contract with the label and in September 1999, her debut solo album, Black Diamond, was released.
In 2000, Angie Stone transitioned from Arista to music manager Clive Davis's venture J Records.
Angie Stone then released her second album Mahogany Soul on October 16,2001, with the label.
Again, Angie Stone was awarded gold by BPI and RIAA for Mahogany Soul.
In 2002, Angie Stone had a guest role on Girlfriends and played store owner Madame Mambuza in the American teen comedy The Hot Chick, starring Rob Schneider.
Angie Stone recorded "Rain Down", a duet with Eddie Levert, for the accompanying soundtrack.
Davis consulted Warryn Campbell, Jazze Pha and Missy Elliott to work with Angie Stone, who penned and produced half of the final track listing herself.
In 2005, Stone began recording what as expected to become her fifth regular album, but to save costs J Records asked her to transfer her new material, including the previously unreleased single "I Wasn't Kidding", to her first compilation album Stone Hits: The Very Best of Angie Stone, compromising songs from her first three albums.
In 2006, Angie Stone appeared on the VH1's reality television series Celebrity Fit Club for the fourth season, which began on August 6,2006.
In 2009, Angie Stone had a minor role as a strip-club owner in Rockmond Dunbar's comedy drama Pastor Brown.
In 2010, Angie Stone then played the head matron of an all-girls school in the film, School Gyrls, directed by Nick Cannon, which featured many Def Jam artists.
In 2012, Angie Stone signed to Saguaro Road Records, an in-house music recording label of Time-Life, and released Rich Girl September 25,2012.
In November 2015, Angie Stone released her seventh studio album Dream on Shanachie Entertainment in collaboration with TopNotch Music and Conjunction Entertainment.
Producer Walter Millsap III and Angie Stone co-wrote the majority of the album with a core group that included former The Clutch members Candice Nelson, Balewa Muhammad and producer Hallway Productionz.
In July 2019, Angie Stone released her ninth studio album Full Circle, on Conjunction Entertainment and Cleopatra Records.
Angie Stone's daughter, Diamond, was born in 1984 and is from her marriage to Rodney Angie Stone.
In March 2015, it was reported that Angie Stone had been arrested for assaulting her 30-year-old daughter.
Angie Stone said that both her mother and her mother's sister were diabetic.