Who is Sevyn Streeter?
Sevyn Streeter, real name Amber Denise Streeter, is a 26-year-old singer-songwriter from Haines City, FL.
Streeter, who is currently signed to CBE/Atlantic Records, started singing at an early age and signed up for local talent shows throughout Florida. At 10 years old, she scored her first big break when she tied for first place competing at the famed Apollo after she sang “My Funny Valentine.”
Sevyn was 15 when she signed her first record contract as part of the girl group TG4. Although the group was short-lived, they had mild success, performing at the 2003 Soul Train Awards and opening up for Bow Wow and B2K during the Scream II Tour.
Once the group disbanded, a friend urged Sevyn to place her music on MySpace, which caught the attention of Rich Harrison. She then joined the girl group “RichGirl” who toured with Mario and opened for Beyonce’s “I am…World Tour.”
Sevyn is well-known for her songwriting ability and has written for several artists. Her work includes “Slower” for Brandy’s Two Eleven album and Chris Brown’s “Fine China” as well as “New Day” for Alicia Keys, “Girl On Fire” album. Estelle, Kelly Rowland, Fantasia Barrino and Trey Songz have also worked Sevyn.
Sevyn, who is also a dancer, is gearing up for her debut album and released her first single ” I Like It”
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1 Million, 2 Million, 3 Million, 4: The 9 Most Expensive R&B Music Videos Ever Made!
1. 9. Sisqo- "Thong Song"
You wouldn't believe a pair of strings tied together to create a thong would have production value totaling $1 million. Sisqo's "Thong Song" video was well worth it! Sike. They could have promised a couple of hood chicks camera time and paid a quarter of that amount!
2. 8. TLC- "Unpretty"
At the crux of TLC's career, they were the biggest girl group ever. It's no wonder the label didn't mind shelling out $1.6 million to create visuals to match their inspirational song "Unpretty."
3. 7. Celine Dion- "It's All Coming Back To Me"
In 1996, Celine Dion's dramatic ballad about lost love, "It's All Coming Back To Me," was a massive hit and needed a video just as stunning to accompany the platinum single. The Nigel Dick-directed clip came with a $2 million price tag.
4. 6. Missy Elliott- She's A B*tch
Who knew wearing a black plastic bag could cost so much! Missy Elliott's groundbreaking video for "She's A B*tch" cost $2 million to make!
5. 5. Busta Rhymes Ft. Janet Jackson- "What's It Gonna Be"
Busta Rhymes proved the industry wasn't all the way dead (yet) with the release of his music video "What's It Gonna Be" worth $2.4 million. That must be how much it costs to make Janet Jackson rain from your fingertips!
6. 4. Mariah Carey Ft. Jay-Z "Heartbreaker"
Mariah Carey's 1999 banger "Heartbreaker" cost a whopping $2.5 million to produce. It could be the movie theater they had to rent to assure there were no unwanted extras or that famous fight scene featuring Mariah Vs. Mariah!
7. 3. MC Hammer- "Too Legit"
The only legit thing about MC Hammer was his label's bank statement after shooting the visuals to accompany his upbeat dance track "Too Legit." $2.5 million later, the "Too Legit" video was a hit--but probably because James Brown was in it!
8. 2. Madonna- "Die Another Day"
Count on Madonna to break the bank so she can channel her inner James Bond! Marge's video, which also was the theme song to the 2002 film, "Die Another Day" cost a reported $6 million to make!
9. 1. Michael Jackson Ft. Janet Jackson- "Scream"
When Michael Jackson's, then, label saw the bill for his futuristic clip "Scream" they probably did exactly what the song makes you do and screamed! $7 million is what it took to for Michael to be able to walk on walls!