R&B singer and songwriter Faith Evans was the first female artist to be signed to Sean Comb’s Bad Boy Records in 1994 and was crowned by Combs “The First Lady of Bad Boy.” Evans released three platinum-certified studio albums while signed to the label, including Faith (1995), Keep the Faith (1998) and Faithfully (2001). Evan collaborated with many Bad Boy Recording artists while with the label,, including R&B group 112 and singer Carl Thomas.
Evans and Combs took home a Grammy award in 1998 for, “I’ll Be Missing You,” a tribute song to her late husband Christopher Wallace aka Notorious B.I.G.
Her first book, Keep the Faith: A Memoir was released in 2008 by Grand Central Publishing and won a 2009 African American Literary Award for Best Biography/Memoir.
Evans currently stars on the TV One network reality series “R&B Divas” and is named as co-executive producer of the show.