Amina Pankey

Former lead singer of the group Black Buddafly who released her first independent EP, I AM Part 1, in February of 2013. Her second EP, I AM Part 2, is a collection of songs she wrote while starring in VH1's reality series Love and Hip Hop. She started songwriting when she was 13 and signed her first record deal in 1997 with her two sisters. They released a single under the name Choyce. She moved to New York from Germany with no plan and only the determination to make it big in the music industry. She comes from a musical family with her father playing Jazz music as a hobby. While he played, she, her two sisters Sophie and Jazz, and her mother would all sing together when they could. Her mother introduced her to artists such as Marvin Gaye, The Jacksons, and Earth Wind and Fire. [+]