About The ShowCity Winery Washington DC presents Shanice live in concert on Saturday, October 22 at 5:30 PM.
In 1987, at the age of 14, A&M Records released her debut album, Discovery. It produced two top-ten R&B hits, "(Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance" and "No ½ Steppin.” Wilson went on to sign a deal with Motown Recordsin the summer of 1990, releasing Inner Child in late 1991, which included her best-known hit single "I Love Your Smile.” It reached the top ten in 22 countries, including the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album also featured a cover of Minnie Riperton's 1974 hit "Lovin' You", a rendition that brought attention to her three-and-a-half octave vocal range.
She has also contributed to various film soundtracks such as Boomerang and The Meteor Man. Wilson also achieved Top-10 status with "Saving Forever for You", from the Beverly Hills 90210 Soundtrack. She also recorded "If I Never Knew You", a duet with Jon Secada, for the original soundtrack of Disney's 1995 film Pocahontas.
In addition to singing, Wilson is also an actress, first appearing in season five of Family Matters episode "Rock Enroll.” In 1997, she became the first Black performer to star in the role of Eponine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway. In 2001, Shanice made an appearance on her husband Flex's show One on Oneand also she starred in the made-for-TV movie One Special Moment. In 2011, Shanice joined Niecy Nash and Frenchie Davis for the 21st Annual "Divas Simply Singing" HIV/AIDS charity event. Shanice and her husband, Flex starred in their own reality show Flex & Shanice, which premiered on November 1, 2014, on OWN.