TV One’s longest-running and award-winning documentary series Unsung continues its stellar run with an all-new season premiering Sunday, February 23, at 10 p.m. ET/9C. The season kicks off with the popular ’90s R&B group Dru Hill and continues with memorable stories of influential artists including rap’s first female star MC, Roxanne Shante; singer/actor Christopher Williams; funk and disco band Skyy; the “Mother of Freestyle” Shannon; Grammy Award-winning crooner of the 1972 No. 1 single “Me and Mrs. Jones,” Billy Paul; vocal powerhouse Betty Wright, best known for the 70s hit single “Clean Up Woman;” multi-Grammy Award-winning musician Al Jarreau; and Atlanta hip-hop quartet Goodie Mob.
Check out the new season promo below:
Unsung, nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding News/Information – (Series or Special), celebrates the lives of trailblazing musicians whose full stories and journeys have yet to be explored. Through firsthand accounts, interviews with family and friends, and archival footage, each episode weaves a tale of the highs and lows of a life in the limelight. The series is executive produced by A. Smith & Co. Productions’ Arthur Smith and Frank Sinton with Executive Producer Mark Rowland and Co-Executive Producer Kysha Mounia.
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