|Rhona Lynn Bennett|
Rhona Bennett performing in concert
May 10, 1976 |
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Genres||R&B, soul, neo soul, hip hop soul|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, actress, record producer, model|
Rhona Bennett (born May 10, 1976), also known as Miss R&B, is an American singer, actress and model, best known for her recurring role as Nicole on The Jamie Foxx Show. She joined American R&B super-group En Vogue in 2003 until August 2008, after which she embarked on solo singing career. Bennett started out doing voice overs and industrial films, before moving into professional theatre and television. Before joining the cast of The Jamie Foxx Show, Rhona was a cast member of the Disney Channel's variety show The All-New Mickey Mouse Club.
After the show was cancelled in 1994, Bennett moved to California to continue her career as an actress, landing several shows, including "Living Single" and "Martin". She also garnered a regular role in the mid-1990s in which she played Loquatia on the sitcom "Homeboys in Outer Space". In early 2000, Bennett had a recurring role on the WB sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show, in which she played Nicole, Jamie's co-worker and singing partner.
Later, Bennett signed with producer Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins. Her debut album titled Rhona was released under his Darkchild Records imprint for Sony Music Entertainment in 2001. The first single, "Satisfied", shipped gold to Japan. It also became a U.S. Hot Dance Club Play number-one in 2001.
Bennett landed a leading role in the stage play "Men Cry In The Dark" (2002).
Bennett performed at the American Airlines Center on July 27, 2008, under the Miss R&B moniker. She sang solo from her upcoming album, hosted, and helped to raise funds for a new charity for the homeless. Bennett met back with the members of En Vogue to perform at the American Music Festival on August 29, 2008. Bennett restarted her solo career in early 2009. Since that time, Bennett has worked on a new solo album and wishes the original members of En Vogue all the best. In June 2012, Bennett rejoined the group En Vogue for their tour.
- 2001: Rhona
- 2001: Satisfied
- 2010: Letting You Go