The musical trio was pretty close with their mother since that's who they relied on the most. She kept them together no matter how arduous their journey became.
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A look at Tamela Mann's anointed year in 2012.
This camp classic combined the spirit of the Motown era with a rags-to-riches story. It launched the career of Irene Cara, who went on to star in another musical classic, Fame. Sparkle struck a chord with mainstream audiences well beyond its time ...
Both comedians hurl jokes at each other on the Web.
The father of two made his acting debut in the 2012 remake of the iconic black musical Sparkle, alongside Jordin Sparks and the late legend Whitney Houston. In the film he plays the role of club owner Buddy.
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From the streets of Detroit to chart-topping success.