"Brandy Rayana Norwood", better known simply as "Brandy", is an American recording artist and entertainer. Born into a musical family in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Carson, California, she enrolled in performing arts schools as a child and performed as a backing vocalist for teen groups. From 1993 to 1994, Norwood appeared in a supporting role on the short-lived American Broadcasting Company/ABC sitcom Thea (TV series)/Thea and signed with Atlantic Records. The following year, she released her Brandy (album)/self-titled debut album; singles "I Wanna Be Down" and "Baby (Brandy song)/Baby" peaked atop the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs/Hot R&B Singles chart. Norwood starred in the UPN sitcom Moesha as the title character, which lasted six seasons and resulted in roles in the 1998 horror sequel, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, and the TV films Cinderella (1997 film)/Cinderella (1997) and Double Platinum (1999). She resumed her music career in 1998 with the widely successful duet with Monica (entertainer)/Monica, "The Boy Is Mine (song)/The Boy Is Mine", and her second album, Never Say Never (Brandy album)/Never Say Never.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Brandy Norwood on Wikipedia.