The artist, in many cases young, impressionable, and happy to be in a position where they can become rich and famous, essentially does what they were signed to do.
Frank Lucas, notorious Harlem drug dealer, whose claims of smuggling heroin in cadavers and coffins, as depicted in the movie, American Gangster, have been exposed as lies by the DEA and his own Southeast Asian connection Lesley “Ike” Atkinson, Lucas proudly declared “I never testified on nobody.”
Starrlight is many things. An artist, a mother, a lover and significant other.
And Starrlight is bisexual.
“He signed mines,” said one girl. “He signed my shirt too!” another teen girl squealed with delight outside to her friends. She was referring to one of the several celebrities who came to McKinley Middle Magnet school for the first Achieve One Teen Summit in Baton Rouge.