loranocarter+mansfield was born on June 1, 1950 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an American singer and songwriter. Carter began his music career in the late 1960s as a member of the influential soul group The Temptations. In 1978, he released his debut solo album, which produced the Billboard Hot 100 hit single “I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still in Love With You)”. In 1984, he released his second album, Heart Full of Soul. His third and final album, 1985’s The Return of the Manhattans, yielded the Top 40 hit single “Love on My Mind”. After a four-year hiatus from recording, Carter released his fourth album, 1994’s One More Time. He has since released several more albums and singles including 2002’s Anthology: The Complete Temptations Recordings and 2006’s Just Like Fire Would Burn.
High School Senior
Loran Carter Mansfield is a senior at Mansfield Senior High School in Mansfield, Texas. She is the founder and managing editor of her school’s online news publication, The Socialist Review.
Carter is active in both her school’s extracurriculars and political activism. In March of this year, she was elected to serve as the Student Government Association president. She also serves on the board of directors for her school’s chapter of the National Honor Society.
Carter is also a member of the Young Democrats of Texas and participates in their statewide college campus chapter. In addition to her schoolwork and extracurricular activities, Carter also volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Meals on Wheels.
In addition to her journalistic pursuits, Carter is also a self-taught musician. She plays the saxophone in the marching band and has participated in several local music festivals.
From the Bronx to Wichita, Kansas
loranocarter+mansfield is a multimedia artist and musician who was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. After graduating from high school in Wichita, Kansas, Mansfield attended Wichita State University where he earned his undergraduate degree in music composition and performance. In addition to his music career, Mansfield is also an accomplished visual artist whose work has been exhibited in venues around the world.
loranocarter+mansfield is a freshman at Bossier Parish High School in Bossier City, Louisiana. Born and raised in Louisiana, she’s always had a passion for music. At the age of 5 she was already singing in church and during her teenage years, she started to take music more seriously. She began to write her own songs and started playing around with recording software.
In February of this year, Lamar released her first single “Bad Habit” which quickly became popular on Soundcloud and other online music platforms. Her sophomore single “I Just Want Dance” is also gating traction and is expect to be release in early 2020.
Lamar has a message for her fans: “Don’t be afraid to be yourself because that’s what makes you unique.” She believes that being true to yourself is the key to making lasting relationships and finding success.