Skye Townsend

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Skye Townsend
Born Skylar Christan Townsend
(1993-09-01) September 1, 1993 (age 24)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Actress
  • singer-songwriter
Years active 2007–present
Musical career
Associated acts

Skylar Christan "Skye" Townsend (born September 1, 1993) is an American actress, R&B-soul and pop singer.[1][2] She is the youngest daughter of actor, director and comedian, Robert Townsend.[3]

Music career[edit]

2012: Recording and releasing Vomit EP[edit]

Townsend released her debut EP album Vomit online via Digital Download on May 5, 2012.[4] The EP featured collaborations from artist like Karina Pasian & Chris O'Bannon" on ("Go Fish!"), "Micky Munday" on ("Hazel") and Wyann Vaughn on ("Free") inspired by Deniece Williams's 1976 hit "Free". The majority of Vomit was produced by Jonathan "JMBeatz" Malone, Waren Vaughn, Vybe, Rey Reel and more. Later on, videos were directed by her father Robert Townsend, for "Go Fish" and "It's Normal" during the month of June 2012.

2015: Recording and releasing "Rocking Chairs" EP[edit]

In mid to late 2014, Townsend began constructing her second studio EP album, titled "Rocking Chairs".[5] The project included 5 tracks along with a feature from rapper, "DEVEY2G" on a song, titled ("Always").


Extended Play[edit]

Title Album details
Vomit (EP)
  • Released: May 5, 2012
  • Format: Free download/Digital Download
  • Label: Independent
Title Album details
Rocking Chairs
  • Released: January 25, 2015
  • Format: Digital Download[6]

Notable Songs[edit]

  • 2012: "Go Fish!" (Produced by JM)
  • 2012: "Its Normal" (Produced by JM)
  • 2013: "Noreg" (Produced by IrateGenius & KayJayBeatz)
  • 2013: "X-Talk" (Produced by Augie Ray)
  • 2013: "Pineapple Diet (ft. Micky Munday)" (Produced by Drupiano)
  • 2015: "Rocking Chairs" (produced by JM)
  • 2015: "Always (ft. DEVEY2G)" (produced by JM)


Townsend made her acting debut on BET's web series 8 Days a Week,[7] portraying the character of "Jade Taylor". The show ended with only 10 episodes. Skye just completed a new film titled "Playing for Love" and played the character Maya Hardaway on camera (the lead cheerleader).[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Townsend currently resides in Los Angeles. She has one brother named Isiah and an older sister named Sierra. She is in a relationship with model, Geron McKinley as of 2012.


  1. ^ "Skye Townsend (bio)". IMDb. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ Biography, Official Website. Accessed on November 4, 2012
  3. ^ Victoria Uwumarogie (September 28, 2011). "Get to Know Skye Townsend (Robert’s Daughter) and Her Show, "8 Days a Week"". Madame Noire. 
  4. ^ "Skye Townsend releases debut EP "Vomit" & Video "Normal"". Vibe Vixen. May 7, 2012. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 
  5. ^ "New EP: Skye Townsend, "Rocking Chairs"". Eb the Celeb. April 18, 2015. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  6. ^ Rocking Chairs on iTunes
  7. ^ "Skye Townsend stars on BET series, "8 Days a Week"". BET. Retrieved November 4, 2012. 

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