Diamond Monae' is the definition of what it means to be a true star. She was born November 27th, 1990 in Chicago, Illinois. Her family first discovered she could sing when she was three years old. She was riding in the car with her aunt and began singing "We Can't Be Friends" by Deborah Cox & RL. Since then, she has been utilizing her singing abilities off and on. She is inspired by various artists such as Whitney Houston, Aaliyah, Monica, and Brandy. Diamond Monae' would definitely label herself in the beginning stages of the music industry. She realized music was a possible profession when Elisa Richardson, CEO of Elysium Entertainment reached out to her for management opportunities. She watched a Youtube video of Diamond and immediately felt she had potential to do major things in her life. Her dedicated manager Elisa Richardson is doing everything in her ability to take Diamond's career to the next level. Diamond Monae' can sing very well, but she would also like to pursue a career in modeling. She loves the fact that the music industry is so diverse, but she feels like artist don't need pure talent to succeed. She believes most of the artist today are gimmicks and mainly focus on branding their image, rather than creating outstanding music. It is easier for Diamond Monae' to sing songs that relate to what life situations she has gone through, past or present. Diamond Monae' feels like she'll go very far in life, as long as she keeps a positive spirit and humble attitude. Please be on the look out because this girl is destined for greatness.