Crystal Johnson (singer)
Crystal Jeanell Johnson is a singer, songwriter, producer, and actress originally from Brooklyn, New York. Her career began at age 7, when she recorded with Pink Floyd and the Institutional Children's Choir, and has included a variety of stage productions and musical collaborations. She has worked with an array of well-known artists, including Usher Raymond, Angie Stone, Anthony Hamilton, Mobb Deep, Heavy D, Dr. Dre and Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth.
Her vocal credits include several albums that charted in the United States, including "Got Me Waiting" from the Heavy D album Nuttin' But Love, which topped the Billboard US Rap chart and reached #20 on the Billboard Hot 100, "Temperature's Rising" from Mobb Deep's The Infamous, which reached #3 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart, and "Lovin' You" on the soundtrack for the film Who's the Man?. She was also an arranger and lyricist for the latter album, which reached #8 on the US Rap charts in 1995.
Her self-produced album, released in 2011, is titled The Day Before Heaven.
- Stone Love (Vinyl or CD). Angie Stone; "Cinderella Ballin" Co-Writer, Vocalist. MCA. 2004.
- "Crystal Johnson Drops "The Day Before Heaven"". The Hype Magazine. Retrieved 2011-11-13.
- "iTunes - Music - 20th Century Masters - The Millenium Collection: The Best of Heavy D & The Boyz by Heavy D & The Boyz". Retrieved 2011-11-19.
- "allmusic ((( Who's the Man? > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-11-19.
- "Crystal Johnson (Artist Website)". Retrieved 2011-11-13.
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