Sakoya Wynter is best known for starring in Growing Up Hip Hop, and viewers are now wondering who her parents are. Let’s take a look at the musician’s journey and his family roots.
It’s the WE TV show where budding rappers and hip hop stars hope to make it even bigger in the music industry, while navigating their own personal issues, such as relationships and issues. family.
Sakoya is part of the Season 6 cast, with a recent episode showing Uncle Luke advising Cree to mash the beef with her. But viewers have other questions… So who are his parents?
Who are Sakoya Wynter’s parents?
Sakoya’s parents are father Jojo Hailey and mother Tashaunda ‘Lady T’ Hailey. The musician’s father is a multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated artist best known for his role in R&B duo, K-Ci & JoJo.
After establishing JT Entertainment in 2020 with his wife, Tashaunda ‘Lady T’ Hailey, the couple signed several new artists, including the Sakoya daughters and her younger sister known as ‘Tiny Hailey’.
Jojo’s first-ever solo single, “Special,” is said to be a tribute to his wife Tashaunda, according to Industry Me.
In Sakoya’s childhood and roots
Now working hard to create her own path, JT Entertainment helped Sakoya launch her music career. Although she sang and wrote music from an early age, it was only in recent years that she decided to pursue her talents.
Originally from Los Angeles, she grew up surrounded by talent and clearly followed her father’s paths as a musician. Beginning by writing poetry, Sakoya wrote about love, nature, and experiences, and did so for most of his life.
Sakoya told the Hollywood Tribune:
The poetry I used to write, I kinda feel like saying it was more about earthly things, experiences and love. It’s so crazy, when you’re a little kid you think you know so much about love. So I was writing a lot about all these things. That’s mostly what I was writing.
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GUHH star’s family
Sakoya Wynter now has her own family, as she is the mother of an 11-year-old boy. The former American professional basketball player, Brandon Jennings, is the father of her child.
Sakoya and Brandon, who had a short fling in 2009, welcomed their son, Legend Truth Jennings, into the world on September 24, 2010.
Brandon, 31, played 9 seasons in the NBA for several teams, including the Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic and New York Knicks. He has a net worth of $16 million and owns the Tuff Crowd clothing brand.
Sakoya’s uncles are Mr. Dalvin and K-Ci Hailey. As reported by Madame Noire, she said:
My uncle [K-Ci Hailey] my father, they are more moving and give straight voices. So it’s a completely different feeling. I have a lot of criticism from my father about [using auto tune] sometimes, but I feel like we just clash because we’re from two different generations of music, you know, but overall he’s very supportive.
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