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Where to see her: "Fame"
What she's done: Naughton is most known for her stint with the mildly successful R&B girl group 3LW. She also gave a memorable performance as Lil' Kim in the Notorious B.I.G. biopic, "Notorious."
What she's playing: Naughton will play Denise, an aspiring singer who must convince her strict parents to let her follow her dreams. Naughton will get the chance to woo audiences with both her acting and vocal talents.
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