User:Rodwinston/Barbara Douglas

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Barbara Douglas
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Background information
Birth name Barbara Cassandra Douglas
Also known as Sequoia
Born (1968-01-19) January 19, 1968 (age 49)
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Genres R&B, House, Soulful House, Jazz, Funk
Occupation(s) Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Entertainer
Years active 1991–present
Associated acts Rod Winston, Jay Walton, James P. Sapp III, Phikolomzi Macozoma
Website Barbara Douglas Online

Barbara Cassandra Douglas (January 19, 1968) is an American singer, song writer and producer. She owns and operates her own label Black Israel Records. Douglas also is the co-owner of Rod Winston Digital Entertainment and Rod Winston Digital Publishing.

Early Life and Career[edit]

Barbara's Douglas's Shine, a single that garnered critical and commercial success,

Barbara Cassandra Douglas was born on January 19, 1968 in Jersey City, New Jersey. At the age of five, her parents died of cancer and she and her two sisters was raised by their grandmother Juanita Smith of Jersey City, New Jersey. She played a major part in her life when it came to finding her voice and talent. Juanita would push Barbara to sing in church every Sunday as well as to perform at every event she could participate.

In 1994, the Brent Brothers wrote and produced a dance tune called Shine on Strictly Rhythm that moved up the Billboard Dance charts to peak at #24.

Barbara performed leading roles in Momma I want to sing and Gods Creation. She also can be seen in movies with a speaking part in Man On The Moon and as an extra Sam I 'am. Barbara also did commercials for Wonder Bread, Maxwell House Coffee and Miller Beer.

In 2012, Rod Winston called Douglas and convinced her to start a solo career under his Rod Winston Digital Entertainment label. After considerable persuasion, Douglas eventually partnered and merged with the Rod Winston, releasing three singles,Give Praise, Send For Me, and Living My Dream in 2013.

In 2014, Douglas and Rod Winston expanded their team and added Producer and Engineer Phikolomzi Macozoma aka iVudu of Cape Town, South Africa. He has produced many successful tracks and projects such as Give Praise, WeUsi, You Are My Love, Sweet Like Licorice, and Satisfy.


Year Record Label Title
2014 Rod Winston Digital Entertainment Satisfied
2014 Rod Winston Digital Entertainment Sweet Like Licorice
2014 Rod Winston Digital Entertainment WeUSi (Black Woman)
2014 Black Israel Records WeUsi (Black Woman) RnB Mix
2014 Black Israel Records You and I
2014 Black Israel Records Flowers
2014 Rod Winston Digital Entertainment I Likeee
2013 Rod Winston Digital Entertainment A Barbara Douglas Holiday
2013 Rod Winston Digital Entertainment Give Praise
2013 Rod Winston Digital Entertainment Living My Dreams
2013 Rod Winston Digital Entertainment Send For Me (single)
2013 Mjuzieek When I Wake Up Tomorrow
1997 Rama Records Shake - Maurice Joshua Mix
1995 Strictly Rhythm Shine
1991 4th & Broadway Manifest


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