Sister Souljah

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Birthday
28, 1964
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
28, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY

About

Born Lisa Williamson, her wide-ranging career has seen her as a recording artist, music executive, novelist, film producer and activist. Her remarks about race during the 1992 presidential campaign that Bill Clinton would publicly criticize gained her prominence. That moment gave birth to the term "Sister Souljah Moment" in politics.

Before Fame

In 1985 while attending Rutgers as a senior, she founded the African Youth Survival Camp for children of homeless families.

Trivia

She was a guest singer on numerous tracks of Public Enemy, and would become a full-fledged member of the group following the departure of Professor Griff. She put out a solo project called 360 Degrees of Power.

Family Life

She and her husband Mike Rich have a son named Michael Jr. Her childhood upbringing in the Bronx was full of poverty, and she later moved to the suburbs of Englewood, NJ.

Associated With

She was the executive director of the Sean Combs and Bad Boy Entertainment financed non-profit for urban youth called Daddy's House Social Programs Inc.