Does Michael Sheen know his own career? Watch the video. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Lisa Lisa Actress Soundtrack Producer. Down 16, this week. Known by her stage name, Lisa Lisa, she and her band, "Cult Jam", produced 5 albums that sealed their fame in New York City's thriving musical scene. Filmography by Job Trailers and Videos. Share this page:.
Lisa Velez born January 15, ,  better known by her stage name Lisa Lisa , is an American singer and actress. She rose to fame in the s as one-third of the band Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam. According to Spin magazine , Velez was born in in Hell's Kitchen in New York City as the youngest of ten to a religious mother, who supported the family by babysitting , and an absentee father. In school she was also part of a traveling singing group that sang Motown hits and songs from old Broadway musicals. She met drummer Mike Hughes at Funhouse, a Manhattan underage club that she frequented to be discovered. She described the atmosphere as, "a young place, no liquor served in that place at all, so I kinda liked it. I used to dance a lot, but I was always aware of where I was turning, so I would watch and find out who's who, where's where. She took the subway to a house in Brooklyn, her first trip to the borough , without her protective older brother, who was to later become her bodyguard. The group amassed a number of hit songs throughout the s. Velez said of her moniker "I guess they had the type of idea like, okay, [the U.
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam were an urban contemporary band and one of the first freestyle music groups to emerge from New York City in the s. They were assembled and produced by Full Force ,  of which Moseley and Hughes were also members. The single eventually went gold. A sampling of the lyrics of this song would later be used by Nina Sky for their hit single " Move Ya Body " in Their second album, Spanish Fly , was a huge success in It spawned two 1 pop hits, " Head to Toe " and " Lost in Emotion ", both of which went gold and sported a retro Motown flavor mixed with the freestyle sound the group was known for. Spanish Fly went platinum, peaking at 7 on the album chart. Their third album was titled "Straight to the Sky", and was released in The group disbanded in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Source: Wikipedia Voice Actors. Lee, Wendee English. Tanaka, Atsuko Japanese. Romano, Ana Spanish.