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Soul Singer JAZMINE SULLIVAN Shows Off Weight Loss . . . She Lost 60 POUNDS!! - MTO News

Soul Singer JAZMINE SULLIVAN Shows Off Weight Loss . . . She Lost 60 POUNDS!!

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Soul singer Jazmine Sullivan new body is officially skinny - she lost 40 pounds. MTO News learned that the R&B/soul superstar has been on an intensive weight loss regiment. And it worked.

Before starting off, Jazmine had blown up to nearly 190 pounds. But through hard work and exercise she got down to around 130 pounds. And the difference is STRIKING.

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And it's not just a new body either. MTO News learned that Jazmine is planning on releasing some new music soon. And her team tells us that she has a "brand new sound" to go with her new body.

We can't wait to hear what she's offering.

Jazmine Sullivan was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her mother Pam is a former backup singer for Philadelphia International Records. When she was five years old, her father landed a position as a curator for the city's Historic Strawberry Mansion in the Strawberry Mansion section, and her family moved into the historical landmark. She is a 2005 graduate of the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts where she was a vocal music major.

Sullivan began singing as a contralto in the children's choir, and later in the adult choir. Sullivan's exposure to secular music was initially limited.At thirteen, she sang with Stevie Wonder at his grandson's birthday.

At fifteen, Sullivan signed to Jive records. She recorded an album, which was never released, and she was eventually dropped from the label.She maintained a working relationship with Missy Elliott, who produced a number of the tracks for her debut project, including the buzz single "Backstabbers"—produced by Timbaland and written by Elliott. While unsigned, Sullivan took songwriting into her own hands, and would later re-team with Elliott for her first two studio albums after being signed to J Records in 2007.