She was a child star who was signed to a major label at the age of 12 and enjoyed a top 10 hit a year later. Stacy Lattisaw was a charming teenager with the voice of a singer far beyond her years. She seemed to be living a dream, opening for and befriending Michael Jackson, and sharing songs and romance with another teenaged talent, Johnny Gill. But after a decade long career that produced 13 albums and nearly two dozen charted singles like "Let Me Be Your Angel" and "Love on a Two-Way Street," Stacy abruptly turned her back on the music business and walked away, even as her farewell single "Where Do We Go From Here?" — a reunion duet with Gill — topped the R&B charts. Fans and music industry types were stunned, but family and friends were not so surprised. They knew the price she had paid for a decade at the top of the music business and how she’d fulfilled everybody’s dreams… except her own. In a remarkably intimate portrait on Unsung, Stacy Lattisaw revealed the drive and emotional forces that pushed her to stardom and ultimately drove her away from popular music.
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