Sweet Randi Love (Ikette Extraordinaire) got her high energy, electricity, & showmanship training from the man who made the first rock and roll song ever, yes, Ike Turner himself, you remember rocket 88, it’s in the Rock & Roll hall of Fame. So, with that being said, you know from her history she has definitely got what it takes to keep your attention, and take you to another level. She toured with the Ike Turner Revue as an Ikette and went from an amateur entertainer to a professional.
She made her debut in the entertainment industry as an aspiring actress just out of college. Among her television credits are guest spots on “Doctor-Doctor” & “Kelly -vs. – Kelly” with ABC. She has also been featured in films such as: Lambada, Dolemite 2000 (Rudy Ray Moore) & Heat on the Delta (Kris Lamans). She played lead in many plays to include: Primary Colors, To Be Young, Gifted and Black, A Raisin In the Sun, Glasshouse (David McKnight), and the Gospel Musical Play “Blood Brothers,” just to name a few.
Although Sweet Randi was raised in the church and had a strong Gospel Music background, she did not professionally pursue her musical talents until her successful appearance in the musical about Sam Cook entitled “Inquest,” (Jerry Jones, LaWanda Page) at the Ebony Showcase Theatre. She toured the US, Europe, & Japan. She then continued and made appearance performances in the club scene around Los Angeles, San Bernardino & Riverside Counties. She also made appearances in Palm Springs and Several Casino’s in Las Vegas.
Her recording credits and appearance performances with greats to include: Rick James, James Brown, Gladys Horton of the Marvelettes, Luther Ingram, and Kris Lamans of the Platters. They also include performances with bands and groups such as: The Time, The Gap Band, Lakeside, Rolls Royce, and Mary Jane Girls to name a few. Past credits also include touring and recording with legends to include: Ike Turner, BB King, Solomon Burke, and Gospel Music Pioneer Andrae Crouch.
You can definitely experience the ride of your life at her shows. Full of high energy, and grit. There is no doubt that she was trained by the extraordinary legend maker Ike Turner. So if you are a Tina Turner Fan, You will definitely love this show. They both come from the same place!
The Universe is now in alignment for the extraordinary talents of Sweet Randi Love and she has only begun to realize her full potential. As an all around entertainer, and anointed minister, her gifted talent and infectious enthusiasm is reflected in her work.
Courtesy of Sweet Randi Love