Amanda Ingrid Seales (born July 1, 1981), formerly known by the stage name Amanda Diva, is an American actress, podcaster, rapper, singer, songwriter, comedian, DJ, poet, activist, presenter and media personality. She does college lectures to discuss several topics, including sexism. Amanda Seales was briefly in the R&B Soul group, Floetry Seales was happy to prove her music ability and when approached by Marsha Ambrosius to join the group Floetry… In 2007, she released a mixtape entitled, Neo Soul is Dead. Amanda Seales was born in Inglewood, CA at Daniel Freeman Hospital on July 1, 1981. [10] On January 6, 2020, Seales joined the syndicated daytime talk show, The Real, as a co-host alongside Loni Love, Tamera Mowry, Adrienne Bailon, and Jeannie Mai. Amanda Ingrid Seales (born July 1, 1981), formerly known by the stage name Amanda Diva, is an American actress, podcaster, rapper, singer, songwriter, comedian, DJ, poet, activist, presenter and media personality. [14] On March 3, 2009, Seales released Spandex, Rhymes & Soul. She Made several Instagram videos alleging he was sexually inappropriate, and was sharing that she had heard those allegations from other women. Floetry released a live album titled Floacism in 2003. [2] In 2016 she appeared in a recurring role on the HBO series Insecure, as Tiffany DuBois. [2], Seales's first film was a minor role as Katy in the 1993 movie Cop and a Half. Sie war Mitglied der Musikgruppe Floetry. She first made her film debut in a minor role in the 1993 movie, Cop and a Half.She has then appeared in the minor role in Freedomland.In 1994, she first appeared on the television on the Nickelodeon sitcom, My Brother and Me.In 2002, she appeared on Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam.She earned public attention after appearing as \"VJ Amanda Diva\" on MTV2 Sucker Free Countdown on Sundays.In 2016, she appeared i… [citation needed] In 2008, she was featured on the song "Manwomanboogie" on Q-Tip's Grammy-nominated album The Renaissance. She graduated from SUNY-Purchase, then acquired a master's degree in African-American studies with a concentration in Hip hop from Columbia University. In 2007, Seales replaced Natalie Stewart of the musical duo Floetry on tour with Marsha Ambrosius, and in December of the same year, Seales released her first extended play (EP) Life Experience. He’d been employed by my management to take care of the other half of Floetry stuff. In November 2012, Stewart released her second album, Floetry Re:Birth. [9] On 16 May 2015, Floetry reunited and performed their first show in nine years at Pepsi Funk Festival in College Park, Georgia. [13], In 2007, Seales replaced Natalie Stewart of the musical duo Floetry on tour with Marsha Ambrosius, and in December of that same year Seales (as Amanda Diva) released her first extended play (EP) Life Experience. Amanda Seales is also a musician. Stewart later went on to release an extended play entitled, Spoken Soul Volume 1. Prior to Seals joining, the duo recorded two albums before one of the members, Natalie, left due to infighting. She moved to Orlando, Florida, in 1989, where she later attended Dr. Phillips High School. [3] The album was also released in the UK with additional tracks, one of which features British singer/songwriter and producer Sebastian Rogers. "Say Yes" stayed on the Hot 100 billboard charts for 20 weeks, peaking at number 24 on 14 June 2003. Her zodiac animal is Rooster. Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry. Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry. Amanda Seales was briefly in the R&B Soul group, Floetry Seales was happy to prove her music ability and when approached by Marsha Ambrosius to join the group Floetry, she jumped at the chance. Her birth name is Amanda Ingrid Seales and she is currently 39 years old. The album debuted at number seven on the US Billboard Hot 200 and number two on the Top R&B chart, and sold over 77,000 copies in its first week. At the excursion of Floetry she shot around Back in 2007, place the Mick Boogie Mix Tape Termed Sucka Free of Charge. During a recent interview, Amanda Seales shared that a lack of diversity in decision making leadership at "The Real," ultimately influenced her decision not to renew her contract. It is a volume of essays, axioms, original illustrations, and photos from her trademark "self-help from the hip” style of commentary. She was a member of the musical group Floetry. Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry. But it seems Seale’s role in the group was doomed from the start. Retrieved from, Learn how and when to remove this template message, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Best R&B Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocals, "BBC - Music - Review of Floetry - Floetic", "It's ladies first at Sublime Water Festival", "Sweet sounds at the Sugar Water festival", The Floacist interview by Pete Lewis, 'Blues & Soul' January 2013, Natalie Stewart Talks Reuniting With Marsha Ambrosius For Floetry Tour (VIDEO), "Marsha Ambrosius Talks Motherhood, Music and Where Things Stand With Floetry", "Floetry Album & Song Chart History – Billboard 200", "Floetry Album & Song Chart History – R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". In addition to working as an actress, Seales also appeared on MTV as a VJ. The group recorded two studio albums, one live album, and sold over 1,500,000 records worldwide. [3] The next year Seales was featured on the Nickelodeon sitcom My Brother and Me (1994) as Deonne Wilburn. After the release of the mixtape, Ambrosius parted ways with Stewart. Formed in 1997, Floetry started on the performance poetry stage. At December of this Calendar Year 2007,” Amanda Diva published that ” the very first of the EP trilogy,” Life-experience That Was accompanied by Encounter and Adore Experience. [18][19], In 2010, Seales teamed up with Truth, to start an anti-smoking campaign. [5] Also in 2016, Seales began hosting her own show on truTV called Greatest Ever. Inch. In 2011, Ambrosius released her debut solo album, Late Nights & Early Mornings, on J Records. Her family moved to Orlando, Florida in 1989, where Seales went to Dr. Phillips High School and graduated from SUNY-Purchase. In November 2010, Stewart released her first solo album, Floetic Soul, on the Shanachie Records. Their connection was felt all throughout the venue, with many people crying during the show. Amanda Seales was born in Inglewood, California, at Daniel Freeman Hospital on July 1, 1981. "RIAA – Gold & Platinum – March 14, 2011: Recording Industry Association of America, "Billboard – Singles Chart Search Results", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Floetry&oldid=999174828, BLP articles lacking sources from October 2014, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 January 2021, at 21:17. Since 2017, she has starred in the HBO comedy series Insecure. Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry. 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[1] Since 2017, she has starred in the HBO comedy series Insecure. In February 2015, Stewart confirmed that duo would be touring in 2015. In July 2014, Ambrosius released her second album Friends & Lovers. In 2002, Floetry signed with DreamWorks Records and released their debut album Floetic, which featured the singles "Floetic", "Say Yes" (released March 2003), and "Getting Late". [16], Kyles, Y. [1] Since moving to the United States in 2000, they have written for Jill Scott, Jazz of Dru Hill, Glenn Lewis (Marsha only), Bilal, and Michael Jackson, for whom Marsha penned the hit 2002 single "Butterflies". Amanda Seales was born in Los Angeles, California in July 1981. [7] The album included the single "Supastar" featuring Common. Reviewers of the album praised Floetry for their skillful writing, soulful sound infused with funk and R&B and representing the English R&B scene that was emerging.[4]. Amanda Seales, who has been co-hosting TV talk show The Real since fall 2019, recently dropped a shocker of an announcement: after just six months as a permanent co-host, she has opted not to renew her contract and will not be returning to the show.Her reason? Marsha A. and Amanda Diva perform Say Yes Center Stage Atlanta, GA 08/07 Amanda Seales's Music Career In the year 2007, she became a member of the musical group, Floetry on tour with Marsha Ambrosius, after she replaced Natalie Stewart. Back in 20-16 she started hosting her series named Greatest. In December 2014, Stewart reunited with Ambrosius during Ambrosius' concert and performed "Floetic" at The Clapham Grand in London. So she said that he would tell her what “shady things” Marsha was doing to her behind her back. Amanda Ingrid Seales was born on July 1, 1981 in Inglewood, CA. Seales's first book, 'Small Doses: Potent Truths for Everyday Use' was also released in 2019. "Amanda Seales (born July 1, 1981), formerly known by her stage name Amanda Diva, is an American comedian, actress, disc jockey (DJ), recording artist, and radio personality. Here are five things yo… [8] Bring the Funny is a comedy competition series that premiered on July 9, 2019 on NBC. Amanda Seales wurde im Juli 1981 in Los Angeles, Kalifornien, geboren. Seales was also one of the co-hosts of the syndicated daytime talk show, The Real, alongside Loni Love, Tamera Mowry, Adrienne Bailon, and Jeannie Mai. [2] The first collaboration came when Ambrosius contacted Stewart about adding poetry to the chorus of a song she was working on called 'Fantasize'. Since 2017, she has starred in the HBO comedy series Insecure. Floetry have received five Grammy nominations. Floetry was an English R&B duo comprising Marsha Ambrosius ("the Songstress") and Natalie Stewart ("the Floacist"). 1.6m Followers, 1,956 Following, 6,728 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from @amandaseales Career and Net Worth In 2002 she appeared on Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam. Cuz we were traveling separately. Amanda Ingrid Seales, formerly known by the stage name Amanda Diva, is an American comedian, actress, disc jockey, recording artist, television personality, VJ, author and poet. The book is an extension of her wildly popular podcast of the same name. Amfo received praise from her listeners and more. Their song "Where's The Love" was featured in the film Bringing Down the House. She later rescinded her support for after learning more about his history.[24]. Although Amanda was never an official member of Floetry, she toured Ambrosius after Natalie left the group. She received a master’s degree in African American studies from … Amanda Seales Reinvermögen: Amanda Seales ist eine amerikanische Komödiantin, Schauspielerin, DJ und Radiopersönlichkeit mit einem Nettovermögen von 3 Millionen Dollar. 24°18' add Amanda Seales to 'my astro' Biography. [20], In 2019, Amanda Seales was involved in a controversy where many people mistakenly reported that she had accused former NFL player and neurosurgeon resident Myron Rolle of sexually harassing several women. There they opened for Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, and Queen Latifah. People born on July 1 fall under the zodiac sign of Cancer. Amanda Seales on rumored drama she has with the "Insecure" cast and the actual issue she has with one particular co-star, Sarunas Jackson. - Crack on Steroids Hosted by DJ Green Lantern", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Amanda_Seales&oldid=998887394, State University of New York at Purchase alumni, African-American television talk show hosts, Articles lacking reliable references from July 2017, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from November 2017, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Episode: "Joel McHale, Amanda Seales, Ron Funches, Ana Gasteyer, Ron Huebel, Nikki Glasser", This page was last edited on 7 January 2021, at 13:55. Amanda Seales was born on a Wednesday, July 1, 1981 in Los Angeles. (2015, 25 February). Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry. As a result, both she and her mother are dual citizens of the US and Grenada. [15][16][17], Seales hosts a weekly podcast titled Small Doses. Despite announcing they would be recording a new album, Floetry subsequently split after the second leg of their reunion tour in August 2016. 10 Facts About The 'Bring The Funny' Host", "Amanda Seales Joins 'The Real' As Permanent Co-Host", "Amanda Seales to Exit 'The Real': 'I Cannot Speak to My People the Way They Need to Be Spoken To, "Amanda Diva – Spandex, Rhymes & Soul EP", "Amanda Diva Gets in Touch With "Spandex, Rhymes, & Soul" On New EP [Free Download]", "Amanda Diva – Spandex, Rhymes & Soul FreEP", "Amanda Seales: 'I'm Expected To Make White People Uncomfortable, "A new anti-smoking ad slams Big Tobacco for targeting black neighborhoods", "Amanda Seales Admits Myron Rolle Never Did Anything Wrong to Her - BlackSportsOnline - Part 4", "He quit the NFL to save lives. [8] In March 2014, Stewart released her third album Rise of the Phoenix Mermaid. During summer of 2005, they began touring with the Sugar Water Festival. The two-disc set consisted of a CD and DVD and included the single "Wanna B Where U R" featuring rapper Mos Def. Amanda Seales, formerly known by her stage name Amanda Diva, is an African American comedian, actress, disc jockey (DJ), recording artist and radio personality. Amanda Seales was just announced as the host of the 2020 BET Awards, which will air on June 28, in the midst of Black Lives Matter protests regularly taking place worldwide. She released her first extended play, "Life Experience" in 2007. In 2006, Marsha Ambrosius signed a solo record deal with Aftermath Entertainment. [21][22][23], In the weeks preceding Rodney Reed's November 20, 2019 execution date, Seales publicly urged Texas Governor Greg Abbott to exonerate Reed or stay his execution. Stewart invited Ambrosius onstage to perform the song at her show a few months later. Seales was also one of the co-hosts of the syndicated daytime talk show, The Real, alongside Loni Love, Tamera Mowry, Adrienne Bailon [1] After three years the duo moved to the United States of America, first living in Atlanta but later moving to Philadelphia where much success was found. [2] In 1997, the two began writing music together and constantly performing in the music venues of London. [11] She departed the series after six months of co-hosting, citing her dissatisfaction with the inability to openly speak on recent social issues as a reason. They have worked with many musicians and artist including: Jill Scott, Queen Latifah, Michael Jackson, Common, The Roots, Bilal, and more founders of Neo-Soul.[1]. Amanda Seales: Floetry was an English R&B duo comprising Marsha Ambrosius ("the Songstress") and Natalie Stewart ("the Floacist"). [12], In June 2020, Seales revealed on social media that she will host the BET Awards 2020 on June 28, 2020. In 2008, she was featured on the song “Manwomanboogie” on Q-Tip’s Grammy-nominated album The Renaissance. There they quickly transitioned from rivals to friends, bonding over their love for music and poetry. Seales, Amanda: Gender: F: Birthname: Amanda Ingrid Seales born on: 1 July 1981 at 11:47 (= 11:47 AM ) Place: Los Angeles, California , 34n03, 118w15 : Timezone: PDT h7w (is daylight saving time) Data source: From memory: Rodden Rating A: Collector: Scholfield: Astrology data: 09°49' 09°40 Asc. Formed in 1997, Floetry started on the performance poetry stage. [5][6] Their third and final album Flo'Ology was released in November 2005. Moritz, Grenada. In June 2020, Radio 1 presenter Clara Amfo quoted Seales' words: "You cannot enjoy the rhythm and ignore the blues" during her emotional speech about the murder of George Floyd, racism and its effect on her own mental health. Amanda Seales, formerly Amanda Diva, is an American poet, actor, rapper, and media presenter who plays the role of Tiffany in HBO’s Insecure.. Seales made her acting debut in the poorly-rated movie Cop and a Half, before featuring in the 1994 Nickelodeon sitcom, My Brother and Me.. Multiple people who were spreading that story have since admitted that Seales did not make those allegations herself. We hadn’t spoken in seven years so we we’re not going to travel togethe Amanda On The “Shady Things” Marsha Ambrosius Did Seales also revealed that unknown to Marsha and everyone else at that time, she and Floetry’s music director were already in a relationship long before Amanda joined the group. The duo began creating their second studio album shortly after the release of Floacism. [6][7], On January 26, 2019, HBO debuted her first stand-up comedy special I Be Knowin'. Her mother was born and raised in Mt. AllHip-Hop.com. 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