Early Life and Career:
Pebbles one of the well-famed American singer’s name is short for Perri Arlette Reid. Pebbles shaped her existence in this world as a singer, songwriter, record producer, music executive, and businesswoman.
Being born on the 29th of August, 1964 in the Oakland state of California, UN was bought by her mum.
She was one of four to her parents who belong from diverse continents one from America and the alternate was from Africa.
However, her parents got divorced when she was around 6 years old. From then on, her mum who was just a waitress and housekeeper was the one who full filled the obligations of being a parent by raising four of her children all alone by herself.
Pebbles as a backing vocalist for Band leader Bill summer and funk band con Funk Shun at a very young age commenced her career life.
Subsequently, she wrote a single “Body Lover “for the Con Funk Shun. She didn’t cease with this, she recorded several hit singles on her own which include “Girlfriend “, “Mercedes Boy “, “Giving you the benefit “, “Love makes things happen “etc.
The cherry on top of this even embarked on her own production company named “Pebbitone “in the year 1989.
In addition to this, she founded the religious program “Women of God changing live ministries “ (WOGCLM) with her new stage name “sister Perri” in 1997.
Eventually, after a long break of almost about 13 years pebbles was back with her 4th and even her debutant “Gospel” album “prophetic flows” and it’s (vol l and vol ll). she was rated at 12th position on the Billboard for the Gospel Album Chart. she hosted and produced the Essence’s national R&B search too.
Pebbles got married 5 times in the whole of her life and was blessed with 3 children. she got married for the first time in the year 1983 and Ashley Victoria Winzer was the maiden child. Her subsequent marriage was to George L. Smith who was an Oakland contractor. she married smith in the year 1985 and was blessed with a daughter named Jennifer. It was in the year 1989, that pebbles got married to Reid and got blessed with a son named Aaron. Her fourth marriage was to Otis Nixon who was a former MLB player in the year 2000. Pebbles’ fifth marriage was in the year 2012 when she married Excel Sharieff who was an administrative law judge.