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Birth nameAmbersunshower Nadine Miligros Villenuevo Smith
OriginUnited States
GenresR&B, hip hop
LabelsGee Street/Island/PolyGram Records
Shamalama Music
Associated actsGroove Garden

Ambersunshower (born Ambersunshower Nadine Miligros Villenuevo Smith[1]) is an R&B singer and former member of the hip hop duo Groove Garden. Gee Street Records released Ambersunshower's debut solo album, Walter T. Smith, in 1996. A single from the album, "Running Song", later appeared on the soundtrack album from the film The Great White Hype, while another song, "Look Around My Window", was included on the Senseless soundtrack. In 2001, she appeared on Tricky's album Blowback, singing on the tracks "Over Me", "You Don't Wanna" and "Your Name". Ambersunshower later returned with a second album, The Turtle Chronicles, released by Shamalama Music on April 17, 2008. That same month, Ambersunshower collaborated with Kenny Baraka on a single entitled "Mortal Deities", the video for which was filmed on location in Brooklyn by Carl Ford for Black Nexxus Films.

Ambersunshower is the daughter[citation needed] of actress, writer, and experimental theater director Laurie Carlos (née Smith), one of the original cast members of the Broadway production of Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.

Discography (as solo artist)[edit]


  • Walter T. Smith, 1996
  • The Turtle Chronicles, 2008


  • "Walter T.", 1996
  • "Running Song", 1997
  • "Rhythm Child", 1997


  1. ^ "Ambersunshower's Biography". Peeps Republic. GetMusic. Archived from the original on January 11, 2001. Retrieved February 23, 2007.

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