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Desiigner

by Manila on November 30, 2017

Desiigner – 2016 MTV Video Music Awards – Arrivals – Madison Square Garden – New York, NY, USA – Photo Credit: Aaron J. Thornton / PR Photos

Birth Name: Sidney Royel Selby III

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 3, 1997

Ethnicity: African-American, Afro-Barbadian

Desiigner is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor.

He is the son of Sheila D. (Johnson) and Sidney U. Selby, Jr.

Desiigner’s paternal grandfather is blues musician Guitar Crusher (the son of an unknown father and Katie Selby). Katie was the daughter of Philip Selby and Leitha Jane Howard.

Sources: http://uproxx.com

Marriage record of Desiigner’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Desiigner’s paternal grandfather, Guitar Crusher – https://www.familysearch.org

Desiigner’s paternal grandfather, Guitar Crusher, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Desiigner’s paternal grandfather, Guitar Crusher, to Marie-Rose Klara Paula “Mara” von Hartz – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of Desiigner’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Philip Selby and Leitha Jane Howard – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Desiigner’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Philip Selby – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of Desiigner’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Burrage Selby and Melvina Brooks – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

Desiigner’s paternal great-great-great-grandfather, Burrage Selby, on the 1870 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Desiigner’s paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Melvina Brooks, on the 1870 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Desiigner’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Leitha Jane (Howard) Selby – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of Desiigner’s paternal great-great-great-grandparents, Benjamin Howard and Louise (Gibbs) Swindell – https://www.familysearch.org
https://www.familysearch.org

Desiigner’s paternal great-great-great-grandmother, Louise Gibbs, on the 1870 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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Annaliese Dayes

by stlucas on October 24, 2017

Annaliese Dayes – Vin + Omi Spring/Summer 2018 Collection Show VIP Afterparty at Andaz London Liverpool Street on September 11, 2017 – Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, 40 Liverpool Street – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Hackney, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: October, 1986

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Jamaican (father)
*Afro-Saint Lucian, Afro-Barbadian, Afro-Grenadian, Afro-Vincentian (mother)

Annaliese Dayes is a British model, television personality, and presenter. Annaliese is known for being a contestant on the fifth season of Britain’s Next Top Model and on the eighteenth season of America’s Next Top Model.

Annaliese is the daughter of Roslyn (Gurley) and Byron C. “Ron” Dayes. Annaliese’s parents have Afro-Caribbean ancestry; her father has Jamaican roots and her mother was born in Saint Lucia.

On her mother’s side, Annaliese is the niece of Saint Lucian-born writer Rudy Gurley. According to Rudy, his family also has roots in Barbados, Grenada, and Saint Vincent and Grenadines, all in the Caribbean.

Annaliese’s father is pictured here. Annaliese’s mother is pictured here.

Sources: http://myemail.constantcontact.com
http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Birth record of Annaliese Dayes – http://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Annaliese’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org

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Des’ree

by stlucas on February 1, 2017

Birth Name: Desrée Annette Weekes

Place of Birth: Croydon, Surrey, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: November 30, 1968

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Barbadian (father)
*Afro-Guyanese (mother)

Des’ree is a British singer and songwriter. She was born in Croydon, Surrey, England, to an Afro-Barbadian father and a Afro-Guyanese mother.

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com

Photo by Prphotos.com

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Andre de Grasse

by stlucas on January 5, 2017

Place of Birth: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: November 10, 1994

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Barbadian (father)
*Afro-Trinidadian (mother)

Andre de Grasse is a Canadian sprinter. He was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, the son of Beverley de Grasse, who is originally from Trinidad and Tobago, and Alexander Waithe, who is originally from Barbados. He was raised in Markham, Ontario, Canada.

His parents are pictured here.

Sources: http://heavy.com

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Tory Lanez

by madman on December 18, 2016

Birth Name: Daystar Peterson

Place of Birth: Brampton, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: July 27, 1992

Ethnicity:
*Afro-Barbadian (father)
*Curaçaon/Dutch (mother)

Tory Lanez is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, fashion designer, and director.

Tory is the son of Luella and Sonstar Peterson. His father, who is from Barbados, is black. His mother was from Curaçao, and had Dutch ancestry.

Tory’s father is sometimes said to have Asian ancestry. It is not clear if this is accurate.

Photo by Prphotos

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