Side Hustle: Actors Who Turned to Music

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  • Evan Ross, Diana Ross, T.I., Ashlee Simpson
  • Columbus Short
  • Jermaine Crawford
  • Mack Wilds
  • Drake
  • Childish Gambino, Donald Glover
  • Jada Pinkett-Smith
  • Stacey Dash
  • Jamie Foxx, Ray Charles, Twista, Kanye West
  • Eddie Murphy, Rick James, Snoop Dogg
  • Janet Jackson
  • Tatyana Ali
  • Wayne Brady
  • Terrence Howard
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Raven-Symoné
  • Cree Summer, Lenny Kravitz, Bill Cosby
  • Philip Michael Thomas
  • Debbie Allen
  • Diahann Carroll
  • Eartha Kitt
  • Jasmine Guy

Evan Ross

Actor Evan Ross has built up quite an impressive resume having appeared in blockbuster films like The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and ATL. with T.I. But now it seems like the son of the original R&B diva Diana Ross is showing that his musical talents don't fall far from the family tree. Evan just dropped the lyric video to his new single "How to Live Alone" and his mom and wife Ashlee Simpson make appearances.

He will be dropping his debut on Capitol Records next year. As Evan sets his next sights on conquering the R&B game, let's check out a few more thespians who decided to flex their skills on the mic.

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