Ben E King – American soul and R&B singer and record producer. He is best known as the singer and co-composer of “Stand by Me”.
Keni Burke – American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist who began his career with four siblings in the 1970s band the Five Stairsteps.
Sean Levert – American singer-songwriter and actor. Levert was best known as a member of the R&B vocal group LeVert. Levert was the son of O’Jays lead singer Eddie Levert and younger brother of singer Gerald Levert.
Eldridge Bryant – American tenor, and one of the founding members of Motown singing group The Temptations.
Ko Ko Taylor – American singer whose style encompassed Chicago blues, electric blues, rhythm and blues and soul blues. Sometimes called “The Queen of the Blues”, she was known for her rough, powerful vocals.