“My mother said it hurt her heart but they both moved to Atlanta with me,” Sunshine says. A graduate of Spelman she says that while she appreciates the experience, she’ll be paying her college tuition and her children’s at the same time.
Denise Nicole White is her government name, but now she’s best known of course, by her music moniker. This album has been the most successful of her career. She says that she and her partner wrote a song called “Stalker” which was the first one they sold. When they asked her how she wanted to be credited, she blurted out Avery Sunshine.
“I think it comes from my love of two favorite characters – Shug Avery from The Color Purple and Sunshine from Harlem Nights,” she says.
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