Season 13 of TV One’s award-winning hit docu-series, Unsung, continues with real stories of some of the most beloved artists in hip-hop, R&B, gospel, blues, and jazz. Check out the gallery to see who will be featured in these unparalleled, uncompromised stories of success and struggle in their path to stardom.
1. Regina BelleSource:Wireimage
This Jersey girl’s voice is like none other. She’s most known for her number one singles, “Make It Like It Was” and “Baby Come to Me” as well as her Grammy Award-winning duet with Peabo Bryson, “A Whole New World,” for the Disney film “Aladdin.”
Originally signed to Michael Bivins’ Biv-10 record label as a quartet, the Vegas-born girl group debuted in 1995 with “This Little Game We Play” alongside Subway. After dropping two of their members and picking up lead singer, Meelah Williams, the group went on to release hit singles “Steelo”, “Where My Girls At” and more. After 15 years on hiatus, the group is reemerging and telling Unsung their story.
3. B.B. KingSource:Getty
Hailing from Mississippi, the king of blues’ career spans six decades, 15 Grammys, thousands of gigs and dozens of hits including “The Thrill Is Gone.” B.B. King made blues mainstream, despite dealing with a gambling addiction, two failed marriages and hardships due to racial discrimination.