Veteran vocalists and performers, Crystal Penny (Crystal and Penni Wilson) bring incomparable lead vocals and impeccable harmonic sounds to delight the ears of the most avid fans of real music. Performing since their young teens as "The Lovations" and then in the band "Universal Freedom, the sisters have perfected their family chemistry, which is now flawlessly complimented by the perfectly blending voice of Michael Blackmon, also a powerful and extremely gifted lead vocalist. While Classic R&B is what they're best known for, the group has an uncanny ability to cross multiple music genres.
They have performed in numerous domestic venues, as well as internationally, including in France, Italy, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and Canada. As a tribute to their impeccable blend, they have graced the stage, or recorded with, such artists as Jermaine Jackson, Maurice White, Diana Ross, Toni Childs, Lou Rawls, The Emotions, Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions, Rick James, as well as with the late maestro, Barry White. Their television credits include providing background on White's double platinum hit "Practice What You Preach" on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and joining Toni Childs on her Grammy performance as backing vocalists on her nominated hit "Don't Walk Away". The group has also traveled and performed with Crystal's daughter, Grammy nominated recording artist Shanice Wilson locally and abroad, including on various national television shows. Crystal Penny joined Shanice on the gospel song "Searching", which can be heard on the album "Motown Comes Home".
Besides performing at numerous corporate events and private events for celebrities, Crystal Penny has performed for The Congressional Black Caucus and former President Bill Clinton. Crystal Penny has also garnered a loyal fan base in Los Angeles County.
Crystal Penny's new music will be introduced in the new season of their family reality show "Flex and Shanice" on the OWN network.
As one of the group's fans has stated, "When Crystal Penny performs, I forget about my problems, and I just have a really good time!"
Crystal Penny looks forward to giving their listeners a time they will never forget!