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||September 4, 1981
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||Houston, Texas, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Began music career at the age of seven
Formed the group Girl's Tyme with LaTavia Roberson and Kelly Rowland; group later changed its name to Destiny's Child
Signed to Columbia Records
Replaced two original Destiny's Child members (Roberson and LeToya Luckett) with Michelle Williams and Farrah Franklin; reconfigured as a trio with Franklin's departure
Made acting debut as the lead in "Carmen: A Hip Hopera," an MTV made-for-television film
Replaced Britney Spears as the Pepsi spokesperson
Performed "The Star Spangled Banner" at Super Bowl XXXVIII from Reliant Stadium in Houston
Earned five Grammy nominations, two as a solo artist and three for <i>Destiny Fulfilled</i>, the final album for Destiny's Child
Co-starred with Steve Martin in a prequel to the 1964 Peter Sellers original film "The Pink Panther"
Co-starred in the thriller "Obsessed"
Released fourth solo album <i>4</i>
Voiced Queen Tara in animated hit "Epic"