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Faith Evans

Faith Renée Evans (born June 10, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter, recording artist, record producer, actress and author. Born in Florida and raised in New Jersey, Evans relocated to Los Angeles during 1993 for a career with the music business. After working as a backing vocalist for Al B. Sure and Christopher Williams, Cordell Francis she became the first female artist to be contracted with Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs' Bad Boy Entertainment recording company during 1994, for which she released three platinum-certified studio albums between the years 1995 and 2001. During 2003, she ended her relationship with the company to contract with Capitol Records. Other than her recording career, Evans is known as the widow of New York rapper Christopher "The Notorious B.I.G." Wallace, whom she married on August 4, 1994, a few weeks after meeting at a Bad Boy photoshoot. The turbulent marriage resulted in Evans' involvement in the East Coast-West Coast hip hop feud, dominating the rap music news at the time,...

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Faith Evans -- Tax Bill Like This ... $29,000

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- 432 days ago
Singer Faith Evans -- The Government Has No Faith in Her Ability to Pay Taxes

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- 818 days ago
Notorious B.I.G. vs Tupac -- East Coast/West Coast War ... Sex Tape Edition

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- 954 days ago
Faith Evans's Estranged Hubby -- STILL Her Manager

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Good help is hard to find -- in fact, it's so hard ... Faith Evans has decided to KEEP her estranged husband Todd Russaw as her manager ... despite filing for divorce from him last month.Faith… READ MORE >

- 1153 days ago
Faith Evans Pulls Trigger on Marriage

Faith Evans Pulls Trigger on Marriage

Faith Evans has filed for divorce ... TMZ has learned ... but it was a long time coming.Faith -- who is married to record company exec Todd Russaw -- filed legal docs in L.A. County Superior… READ MORE >

- 1169 days ago
Faith Evans Cuts Deal in DUI Case

Faith Evans Cuts Deal in DUI Case

Faith Evans -- a singer who was married to the Notorious B.I.G. -- has been sentenced to 36 months of probation after copping a plea in her DUI case ... TMZ has learned. Evans -- who was popped in… READ MORE >

- 1341 days ago
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Faith Evans Charged with DUI

Faith Evans Charged with DUI

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