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Syleena Johnson, daughter and Diva of R&B

You could say Chicago-area native Syleena Johnson was born to perform. The daughter of famed R&B and blues artist Syl Johnson, Syleena has made her mark in the worlds of acting and music. We’re joined by the Grammy-nominated singer to talk about her career, her musical heritage, and about the current state of R&B music. Her latest album is Acoustic Soul Sessions. She’s also one of the stars of TV One’s R&B Divas: Atlanta. Photo: courtesy of

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