Starshell (born LaNeah Menzies; May 27, 1988) is an American actress, model, songwriter, singer and recording artist. She was born to African-American and Brazilian parents and was raised in Lowell, Massachusetts. Starshell began her career as a childhood actor and model. As a teenager, she pursued her music career and soon after college, signed to Universal Music Group's Interscope Records through Mary J. Blige's Matriarch Record company. Starshell burst onto the music scene in 2008 when she co-penned "Love Lockdown" for pop superstar Kanye West, which debuted at number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and went on to sell over three million copies. In 2009 she co-penned "I Can See in Color" and "Closer" for Mary J. Blige. The former was featured in the Oscar-nominated film, "Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire," while the latter is featured on Blige's album, "Stronger With Each Tear." Starshell's first single, Superluva, produced by Fernando Garibay and written by Starshell and Nire Alldai, was released in the Summer of 2010. The single was followed by a retro-pop remix version produced by DJ Cassidy, entitled "Superluva "Cass & Dubs remix."
1.4 Suicide Prevention,
1.5 Birthday Girl,
In the summer of 2012, Starshell toured with Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias on their 'Dance Again' tour, as well as on Mary J. Blige and D'Angelo's 'Liberation tour'.
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