YOU CAN CALL ME THE SUN.
LaShonte' Nicole Whitfield Anderson was born on the 21st of April in 1989 in Nashville, Tn. She grew up in the city of Memphis, Tn but has traveled all over the US showcasing her talents and hypnotizing audiences with her incomparable "it" factor! Only watch with CAUTION! She idolized the voice of Whitney Houston and watched Michael Jackson in awe as she grew older. A soulful and strong voice of her own developed as her mother was astounded hearing her bellow out “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston at age 3. From then on, history was in the making.
LaShonte' is extravagant in every arena of dance, extremly well-rounded in more than 5 styles! She began with dance styles from Africa, ballet, tap and cheerleading, which lead to jazz, lyrical, poppin, breakdancing, hip hop and some good ole Memphis Jookin. Memphis Jookin is the style people crave to see her do most because she has been the first female jooker to pursue a professional entertainment career and became the greatest female inspiration to the style of dance, opening doors for many others to follow.
LaShonte' began modeling at age 12, but this was not her forte. Although she has reigned supreme in every entered modeling competition, singing and dancing is her life, and this is what she pursues. She recorded numerous songs in her family’s in-house studio and won every dance battle and talent show in which she competed in and out of the city! In 2006, she recorded “Shine” produced by Bad Boy Records’ Anthony “Scoe” Walker. LaShonte' has opened for celebrities like Chris Brown and India Arie and back-up danced for Yo Gotti and was chosen to be a feature dancer for Kia Shine. She has also been a featured guest dancer with M-Town Image on BET’s 106 and Park, won Apollo in New York City, and is featured on the new 2009 Domino’s Memphis vs LA commercial. LaShonte' has been in 3 6 Mafia as well as Miscellaneous' videos in 2005, 2009, and 2010. LaShonte' won national online dance contests out of hundreds of dancers and T-Pain and Lolene have recently acknowledged her unique dance style and strong voice, and have personally chosen her for international tour competition and upcoming music videos. LaShonte' is the star of the movie "Krookin" [(jookin+krumpin) the newest dance craze] will be debuting soon, which is the first feature film about the Memphis Jookin style! She is also a principal dancer in the upcoming feature film "Bolden" coming to theaters everywhere 2011! LaShonte' was featured in Justin Timberlake, Freesol, and Rockstar Russ's music videos this Spring. She has also recently been featured model for Frankie B Jeans and Susan Holmes swimwear for the September/October issue of Twisted South International Magazine.
There are many new things to unravel very shortly for this petite, yet hard-hitting PHENOMENON like her first debut EP album, 'Training to Kill Monsters'! She desires to be the best entertainer ever, and it will be achieved with her continuance of hard work and dedication to what she loves! She's going to be gliding across the stage while singing those jaw-dropping lyrics to your favorite songs of hers, keeping the crowds blown away! Once this girl is fully recognized by the world, there is no stopping the fact that she will become The new Princess of Pop very soon and maybe even the QUEEN OF POP a little later!