Starpoint featured Ernesto Phillips (Guitar & Front Vocal – who sadly passed away in 2004), George Phillips (Keyboards & Vocal), Orlando Phillips (Bass, Sax, Keyboards & Vocal), Gregory Phillips (Drums), Kayode Adeymo (Bass & Vocal), and Marvin Ennis (Keyboards). The group started out as Licyndiana (made up from the first few letters of each of the group's sister's Christian names!), but soon changed it because no one could understand or pronounce it.
The band met Renee early on in their career and after hearing her amazing singing voice, installed her as the group's lead singer. Renee also worked as a backing singer with artists like Luther Vandross, Bob James and James Ingram.
During a Starpoint tour, Renee was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, and that led to the tour’s cancellation and the eventually disbandment of the band. In 1990, Renee returned to music as a solo artist releasing her debut album, "Oasis" in
Renee Diggs who also worked with the likes of Michael Franks and Cliff Dawson, founded the Renee Diggs Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis. On March 18, 2005, Renee Diggs herself passed away in her hometown of
Diggs was an incredible vocalist and her voice and charm is sadly missed. Renee -Thanks
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