Christian Keyes is an actor, singer, screenwriter and producer, known for his roles in Note to Self
(2012), Perfect Combination
(2010), Madea Goes to Jail
(2009) and Diary of a Mad Black Woman
(2005). He is an accomplished vocalist who has performed alongside such musicians as Brian McKnight, Anthony Hamilton, Lyfe Jennings and David & Tamela Mann.
Lady Ella Johnson
Vanessa Bell Calloway is an actress and producer, known for roles in Cheaper by the Dozen
(1996) and Coming to America
(1988). Calloway began her career as a dancer in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls
. Her TV credits include roles on Shameless
(2006) and CSI
Keith Robinson is a singer and actor with credits including This Christmas
(2006) – which includes a Robinson-led version of the song “Family”- American Dreams
(2002) and ER
Clifton Powell is an actor, comedian and producer known for his roles in films such as Ray
(2004), Next Friday
(2000) and Menace II Society
(1993). In addition to his film credits, Powell has been featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
(2004) and television series House MD
(2000), The Jamie Foxx Show
(1996) and Roc
(1991). He is also the recipient of numerous NAACP awards.
Jasmine Burke is an actress and filmmaker from Atlanta, Georgia who has been featured in such films as Van Wilder 3
(2009) and The Secret Life of Bees
(2008). Her series credits include Drop Dead Diva
(2009), The Vampire Diaries
(2009) and Army Wives
(2007). She also flexed her singing and dancing skills as a finalist and fan favorite on MTV’s Making the Band 3
New Jersey native J.D. Williams is an accomplished actor, known for The Wire
(1997) and The Second Line
(2007). Williams has also had leading roles or cameo appearances in a number of R&B and hip-hop music videos.
Tray Chaney is a Maryland native actor, writer and rapper best known for playing Poot Carr on HBO’s The Wire from 2002-2008. He has also guest starred in a variety of series and films including Streets, The Salon and Head of State.
Demetria McKinney is an actress, TV personality and singer celebrated for her roles on Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and Real Housewives of Atlanta. She has also appeared in such notable TV series as Chicago Med, Devious Maids and Drop Dead Diva.