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Cheryl 'Salt' James

Cheryl R. 'Salt' James was born in Brooklyn, New York, March 28, 1966. While attending Queens Borough Colege, she met 'Sandra 'Pepa' Denton' . She and Sandra were both studying nursing. Together they formed 'Salt-N-Pepa', a rap group in 1986. In 1988, 'Deidre 'Spinderella' Roper' joined. Cheryl made her debut in acting, along with Sandra and ... See full bio »

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Deadpool
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(2016)
Space Jam
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(1996)
The Princess Diaries
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Something Borrowed
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 2017 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 6 (2017) ... (writer: "Whatta Man")
 2017 Sandy Wexler (writer: "Shoop" - as Cheryl James)
 2015-2016 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Lupita Nyong'o vs. Regina Hall (2016) ... (writer: "Whatta Man")
- Alison Brie vs. Will Arnett (2015) ... (writer: "Shoop")
 2014-2016 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Ben Affleck/Sarah Paulson/Green Day (2016) ... (writer: "Shoop")
- Justin Timberlake (2014) ... (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 2016 Deadpool (writer: "Shoop" - as Cheryl James)
 2015 Back in Time for Dinner (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1990s (2015) ... (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Switch Up (2014) ... (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 2014 The Vampire Diaries (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Yellow Ledbetter (2014) ... (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 2014 Person of Interest (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wingman (2014) ... (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
  Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Week 1: Show 2 (2014) ... (performer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited) / (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 2014 Loose Women (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.169 (2014) ... (performer: "Push It" - uncredited)
  RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Oh No She Betta Don't! (2014) ... (performer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited) / (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
  Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Unsolvable (2014) ... (performer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited) / (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's Raining Men (2013) ... (writer: "Whatta Man")
  Parks and Recreation (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Two Parties (2013) ... (performer: "Shoop" - uncredited) / (writer: "Shoop" - uncredited)
 2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Decider 4 (2012) ... (writer: "Whatta Man")
 2011 Inas Nacht (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.5 (2011) ... (writer: "Whatta Man")
 2011 What a Man (lyrics: "Whatta Man" - as Cheryl James) / (music: "Whatta Man" - as Cheryl James)
 2011 Something Borrowed (writer: "Shoop")
 2011 The Details (writer: "Shoop")
 2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid (writer: "WHATTA MAN" - as Cheryl James)
 2010 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) ... (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What Women Want (2009) ... (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 2007 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whatever It Takes (2007) ... (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 2003 Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Shoop" - as Cheryl James)
 2001 The Princess Diaries (writer: "Ain't Nuthin' But A She Thing")
 1999 Our Friend, Martin (Video) (writer: "Imagine")
 1998 The King of Queens (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Head First (1998) ... (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 1996 Space Jam (writer: "Upside Down (Round-N-Round)")
 1996 The Associate (writer: "Whatta Man" - as Cheryl James)
 1996 Bulletproof (writer: "Champagne")
 1996 Girls Town (writer: "Somma Time Man" - as Cheryl James)
 1995 Sinatra: 80 Years My Way (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 1995 Vampire in Brooklyn (as Cheryl James, "Whatta Man")
 1995 The Crossing Guard (writer: "Whatta Man" - as Cherly James)
 1994 ECW Hardcore Heaven 1994 (Video) (writer: "Whatta Man" - uncredited)
 1994 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Patrick Stewart/Salt-N-Pepa (1994) ... (writer: "Shoop", "Whatta Man")
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Alternate Names:

Cheryl James | Salt N' Pepa | Cheryl James Ray | Cheryl James aka Salt | Salt-N-Pepa | Salt-n-Pepa | Salt | Cheryl 'Salt' Wray
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Her Salt-N-Peppa hit song, "Push It", was ranked #37 on VH1's 100 Greatest Dance Songs. See more »

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