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|Birth name||Shamari Jaqua Fears|
|Born||February 22, 1980|
|Origin||Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, dancer, actress|
|Labels||Columbia Records, Elektra Records, Darkchild|
She was discovered by American rapper Lisa Lopes, who mentored Blaque. She formed Blaque with Brandi Williams and Natina Reed. The group made their first appearance in 1997, in the music video for Lil' Kim's "Not Tonight". Their debut album Blaque (1999) sold more than 1.5 million copies and was certified Platinum. Billboard named Blaque as the fourth "Best New Artist" in 1999.
In November 2018, DeVoe joined the cast of the Bravo reality television series The Real Housewives of Atlanta for the show's eleventh season. On 24 May 2019, it was announced that for the show's twelfth season, that DeVoe would only be appearing in a recurring capacity. She didn’t return for a third series. She is working on a collaboration with her husband Ronnie DeVoe called Me & Mari. The duo released a single called "Love Comes Through" on December 7, 2018.
On March 10, 2006, she married Ronnie DeVoe of New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe. The couple have twin boys, Ronald and Roman born in 2017. DeVoe became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority in December, 2014.
|2001||Da Hot S***(Aight) with Bell Biv DeVoe||BBD|
|2000||Bring It On||Lava|
|2000||V.I.P.||Herself||Episode: "Kayus Ex Machina"|
|2018–2019||The Real Housewives of Atlanta||Herself||Main cast member (Season 11)|
Music video appearancesEdit
|1997||"Not Tonight"||Lil' Kim|
|2001||"Welcome To Atlanta"||Ludacris|
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