Davina (R&B singer)

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Davina
Birth name Davina Bussey
Born (1965 -03-18) March 18, 1965 (age 52)
Origin Detroit, Michigan
United States
Genres
Occupation(s) Singer, musician producer songwriter audio engineer sound engineer
Years active 1984-present
Labels Nocturnal Images, Loud Records, Soul Line Associates

Davina (born Davina Bussey[1]) is an American R&B vocalist and musician. Davina grew up in Detroit, Michigan, ran her own dance music Record label, and worked as a recording engineer before signing with Loud Records.[2][3] Her 1997 single "So Good" became the theme song for the film Hoodlum. Raekwon of Wu-Tang Clan and Xzibit each appeared on remixed versions of the song. Her album Best of Both Worlds (1998) reached number 180 on the US Billboard 200 and number 34 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and two of three singles released from the album charted on both the US Billboard Hot 100 and the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
US
[citation needed]
US
R&B/HH

[4]
1998 Best of Both Worlds
  • Released: April 7, 1998
  • Label: Loud / RCA
180 34
2007 Return to Soul Volume One
  • Released: June 29 or December 16, 2007
  • Label: Soul line Associates
2017
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Singles[edit]

  • "Build Me Up (Buttercup)", 1984
  • "Can't Stop Rockin'", 1984
  • "Rock, Shake And Roll", 1986
  • "If You're Single", 1987
  • "Don't You Want It", 1992
  • "Love & Happiness EP", 1993
  • "Let Me Be Me", 1993
  • "So Good", 1997
  • "Come Over to My Place", 1998
  • "I Can't Help It", 1998

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harris, Craig. "Davina (Biography)". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 2007-02-23. 
  2. ^ "Davina – bio". Peeps Republic. GetMusic. Archived from the original on February 3, 1999. Retrieved 2007-02-23. 
  3. ^ Carter, Karl (February 18, 1998). "Black History Month Exclusive". Peeps Republic. GetMusic. Archived from the original on February 3, 1999. Retrieved 2007-02-23. 
  4. ^ "Chart Search – Davina". Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums for Davina. Retrieved May 7, 2017. 

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