Profiles, Photos, Videos of Successful Filipinas (Pinay)
Cassie Ventura - or she usually just goes by “Cassie” was born on August 26, 1986. Cassie is an is an American R&B and pop singer, model, and actress. She is best known for her 2005 single “Me & U”, which became a hit in 2006. Cassie Ventura is trilingual, being fluent in English and conversational in Tagalog and Spanish.
So how does Cassie qualify to be a pinay? Well, her father is a Filipino and her mother is African-American/West Indian/Mexican. And how did she become amous? While she went to The Williams School, a preparatory school on the Connecticut College campus, she began to model from age fourteen and was starting to get jobs in advertisements for Delia’s, Adidas, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Seventeen. Once finishing school in 2004 she was in New York, modeling for Abercrombie and Fitch. She modeled for Wilhelmina Models. She took classes at the Broadway Dance Center. Producer Ryan Leslie began spotting her at clubs and parties in late 2004, later saying he was charmed by her personality. She was finally introduced to him by Sean “Diddy” Combs’ make-up artist, who had worked with Ventura on one of her modeling assignments.
Shortly after being introduced to music producer Ryan Leslie, Ventura’s mother supposedly asked Ventura to record a song for her as a birthday gift. Ventura approached Leslie, who wrote a duet for them called “Kiss Me”. Leslie played the track for Tommy Mottola, who offered Ventura a management deal. Ventura inked a deal with Leslie’s NextSelection label. Leslie also co-wrote and produced Ventura’s first single, “Me & U”, in 2005. By March 2006, Ventura had signed with Diddy’s record label, Bad Boy Records. Billboard magazine reported that Ventura’s second album is to be released in the U.S. on September 18, 2007. Cassie has made an appearance in the Kanye West music video “Stronger”.
You’ve seen Vanessa Hudgens in Disney’s High School Musical, you’ve seen her in her bikini and now watch this pinay perform these two singles from her debut album “V”. The first video is “Say Ok” with Vanessa performing with Zac Efron and the second video was her first hit single “Come Back to Me”.
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Fly Pinay, Nicole Scherzinger was in Hawaii on the 11th May 2007 with her Boyfriend. In this series of photos you can see Nicole Schrezinger prancing around playfully around a beach in Hawaii with her boyfriend. Schrezinger was born on June 29 1978 to a Hawaiian/Russian mother and Filipino father (Alex Luu). She grew up in Louisville, Kentucky in the USA with stepfather Gary Scherzinger, mother Rosemary, and sister Ke’ala. Enjoy these bikini pictures of the lead singer of Pussycat dolls! Continue reading Nicole Scherzinger Bikini Pictures…
Nicole Scherzinger or in full: “Nicole Elikolani Prescovia Scherzinger” aka Nicole Kea is the lead vocalist for The Pussycat Dolls. Nicole was born on June 29 1978 to a Hawaiian/Russian mother and Filipino father (Alex Luu). She grew up in Louisville, Kentucky in the USA with stepfather Gary Scherzinger, mother Rosemary, and sister Ke’ala. Scherzinger was once engaged to the lead singer of 311, Nick Hexum.