Portia Griffith – American singer and vocalist, member of the R&B girl group “Sweet Inspirations”.
She got into a band in 1994, when it forms up together again after a breakup. She performed at Elvis Presley tribute shows and released new material in 2005. They also recorded choir backing for The Killers’ 2004 recording, Hot Fuss, on songs “Andy, You’re a Star” and “All These Things That I’ve Done”. Shemwell died on February 13, 2010.
Originally “Sweet Inspirations” was founded by Emily “Cissy” Houston (née Drinkard), mother of Whitney Houston, and sister of Lee Warwick (herself the mother of well-known sisters Dee Dee and Dionne Warwick). he line-up included Judy Guions (who later became Judy Clay), Marie Epps, Larry Drinkard, Nicholas Drinkard, Ann Moss, Lee, and Emily.
- Members of:The Sweet Inspirations