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Faith Evans was an up and coming R&B songwriter and behind the scenes player before she got her shot at solo stardom. She has worked with numerous successful artists such as Mary J. Blige, Diddy, Kelly Price, Jay-Z, Missy Elliott, Nas, Carl Thomas & many more.
Born on June 10, 1973 in Newark, New Jersey. Faith Evans is an American R&B singer and songwriter who rose to fame under the shadows of her famous late husband, rap icon The Notorious B.I.G.. After how many years performing at jazz standards at clubs and dropping out of college after her freshman year, she decided to begin a music career. First with a young musician named Kiyamma Griffin and later with rising hip-hop/R&B record producer Sean P. Diddy Combs, who was forming his own label, Bad Boy Records at the time.Faith Evans was featured on the remix to Biggie's 1995 hit, One More Chance. Before that Faith had become to branch out as a talented songwriter penning hits for Mary J. Blige and Intro. She finally released her long awaited debut in the fall of 1995. The self-titled Faith CD became a hit based on the songs "Soon as I Get Home", "You Used to Love Me" and "Ain't Nobody".
Awards & Certifications
|1997||Grammy Award||Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group|
|2006||Soul Train Music Award||Best R&B/Soul Album, Female for The First Lady|
|1995||Faith||Certified Platinum in U.S|
|1998||Keep The Faith||Certified Platinum in U.S|
|2001||Faithfully||Certified Platinum in U.S|
|2005||The First Lady||Certified Gold in U.S|
|Certified Gold in U.K|
|2005||A Faithful Christmas|
|Year||Title||Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks||Billboard Hot 100||Album|
|1995||You Used To Love Me||4||24||Faith|
|1996||Soon As I Got Home||3||21||Faith|
|1996||Ain't Nobody/Kissing You||14||67||Faith|
|1998||Love Like This||2||7||Keep The Faith|
|1999||Never Gonna Let You Go||1||17||Keep The Faith|
|1999||Lately I||78||Keep The Faith|
|1999||All Night Long||3||9||Keep The Faith|
|2001||You Gets No Love||8||38||Faithfully|
|2002||I Love You||2||14||Faithfully|
|2002||Alone In This World||73||Faithfully|
|2005||Mesmerized||56||The First Lady|
|2005||Again||7||47||The First Lady|
|2006||Tru Love||27||The First Lady|
Tours & Concerts
No upcoming tours
- Faith Evans is included in the stunning list of African-American stars joining forces to get biblical for a new 70-hour audio cassette package.
August 29, 1995
Bad Boy Records
October 27, 1998
Bad Boy Records
November 6, 2001
Bad Boy Records
April 5, 2005
October 25, 2005
|1995||You Used To Love Me||August 29, 1995||Bad Boy Records||Faith|
|1995||Soon As I Got Home||August 29, 1995||Bad Boy Records||Faith|
|1996||Ain't Nobody||August 29, 1995||Bad Boy Records||Faith|
|1996||Come Over||August 29, 1995||Bad Boy Records||Faith|
|1998||Love Like This||October 27, 1998||Bad Boy Records||Keep the Faith|
|1998||All Night Long||October 27, 1998||Bad Boy Records||Keep the Faith|
|1999||Never Gonna Let You Go||October 27, 1998||Bad Boy Records||Keep the Faith|
|1999||Lately I||October 27, 1998||Bad Boy Records||Keep the Faith|
|2001||Can't Believe||October 27, 1998||Bad Boy Records||Faithfully|
|2001||You Gets No Love||August 29,1995||Bad Boy Records||Faithfully|
|2002||I Love You||August 29,1995||Bad Boy Records||Faithfully|
|2002||Burnin Up||August 29,1995||Bad Boy Records||Faithfully|
|2002||Alone In The World||August 29,1995||Bad Boy Records||Faithfully|
|2005||Again||April 5, 2005||Capitol Records||The First Lady|
|2005||Mesmerized||April 5, 2005||Capitol Records||The First Lady|
|2005||Tru Love||April 5, 2005||Capitol Records||The First Lady|
Compilations & Live Releases
- Has three children: Chyna (born 1993), Christopher, Jr. (son of The Notorious B.I.G, born 1996), and Joshua (born 1998).
- She is of biracial ethnicity.
- She never met her father, her father left her when she was still young.
- Half Italian on father's side.