Unsung is a documentary series that takes a look at some of the top R&B and soul artists of the last several decades, many of whom are not household names. Narrated by actor Gary Anthony Williams, the NAACP Image Award-winning program features interviews with people who know the musicians well enough to tell the ups and downs of their careers. Episodes usually start with the story of an artist's upbringing before moving into the trials and tribulations faced as the subject searched for the big break early in his or her music career. The pinnacle of the performer's career plays out next, before a turning point that led to each one's career beginning a downward trend.
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Shirley Caesar 12x06
Blue Magic 12x04
Trick Daddy 12x03
The Boys 12x02
With a no nonsense style and larger than life persona, Ice-T has lived nine lives: pimp, bank robber, DJ, army officer, con man and even award winning actor and producer.
Shanice exploded on the worldwide stage in the early 90's with the four simple words "I Love Your Smile.''
The Dramatics 11x05
Through the '70s, The Dramatics take the five-man vocal group to another level by seamlessly mixing powerful and piercing lead vocals with silky harmonies.
Switch, the multi-talented, multi-instrumental Midwestern powerhouse band bursts onto the black music scene as newcomers to the legendary Motown roster in the mid-'70s.
Marvin Sapp 11x03
Marvin Sapp spreads the Gospel through song for over three decades; dominating the gospel charts in the 2000s with seven Top 10 hits.