Nineties pop sensation, Shanice Wilson, and her husband, One on One star Flex Alexander, were both first generation millionaires who lived the good life with their two adorable children, Imani and Elijah. But suddenly both of their careers came to a halt, and when the checks stopped coming in, they lost EVERYTHING. Now, as Flex and Shanice struggle tomake ends meet, they have to balance being parents and while trying to revive their careers, all while living in a crowded house with nine family members.\ \ Joining Flex, Shanice and the kids are Shanice's "diva" of a mother, Crystal, devoted stepdad Mike, enthusiastic cousin Ruba, peace-loving uncle Spirit, and Flex's hilarious cousinEd. This house is jam-packed with equal parts people, laughs, chaos and love!\ \ Shanice has been with the same manager since she was 11 years old, her "momager" Crystal. When Shanice learned that her mother's attitude was the cause of her career stallingout, she fired her. Now with the help of her cousin Ruba, Shanice wants to reinvigorate her career by recording new music and finding a new manager. But even though she hasthe talent, will she be able to hustle her way back into the spotlight?\ \ Meanwhile, Flex's acting career has flatlined. And although he hasn't performed standup in 20 years, Flex realizes that getting back on the stage could be the best way to gethis career back on track. But will time and age have caused him to lose his edge?\ \ With the help of the entire family, Flex and Shanice struggle to raise their kids, rebuild their careers and get hold of their finances, all while trying to find some alone time every now and again.
Runtime: 60 minutes
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Shanice Lorraine Wilson (born May 14, 1973), better known simply as Shanice, is an American singer–songwriter, actress and dancer. Wilson had the Billboard hit singles “I Love Your Smile” and “Silent Prayer” in 1991 and “Saving Forever for You” in 1993. In 1999, Wilson scored another hit song, “When I Close My Eyes”, which peaked at #12 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. Wilson is recognized for her coloratura soprano voice and her ability to sing in the whistle register.
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In addition to singing, Wilson is also an actress, first appearing in season five of Family Matters episode “Rock Enroll”. She later performed in 1997 on the Broadway stage as the first black performer to star in the role of Eponine in the musical Les Misérables. In 2001 Shanice also starred in the made-for-TV movie One Special Moment, an adaptation of Brenda Jackson's 1998 novel of the same name. 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, are starring in their own reality show Flex & Shanice, which premiered on November 1, 2014, on OWN.
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