Actress and singer who played Fanta in the 1977 television miniseries Roots.
She began her professional singing career when she was still a child. She appeared on Soul Special on NBC when she was ten years old and formed a girl group called Sunday's Child.
She sang the famous song "Aquarius" in the 1979 film Hair.
She was born in Portland, Oregon.
Her second album, Azz Izz, which she released in 1982, featured a song written by Prince.