RuPaul
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RuPaul Biography (Wikipedia)

RuPaul Andre Charles (born November 17, 1960) is an American drag queen, actor, model, singer, songwriter, and television personality. Since 2009, he has produced and hosted the reality competition series RuPaul's Drag Race, for which he has received three Primetime Emmy Awards, in 2016, 2017, and 2018. RuPaul is considered to be the most commercially successful drag queen in the United States. In 2017, he was included in the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world.

RuPaul was born and raised in San Diego and later moved to Atlanta to study performing arts. He settled in New York City where he became a popular fixture on the nightclub scene. RuPaul achieved international fame as a drag queen with the release of his debut single, "Supermodel (You Better Work)", which was included on his debut studio album Supermodel of the World (1993). In 1994, he became a spokesperson for MAC Cosmetics, raising money for the Mac AIDS Fund and becoming the first drag queen to land a major cosmetics campaign. That year, he received his own talk show on VH1, The RuPaul Show, which he hosted for over 100 episodes, while co-hosting the morning radio show on WKTU with Michelle Visage. He has had continued success as a recording artist, releasing 14 studio albums to date (as of 2017), including Foxy Lady (1996), Champion (2009), Glamazon (2011), Born Naked (2014), and American (2017).

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Supermodel (You Better Work)
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Don't Go Breaking My Heart
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Supermodel (Ready To Wear Mix)
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Supermodel (Ready To Wear Mix)
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Peanut Butter
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Peanut Butter
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Sissy That Walk
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Sissy That Walk
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Supermodel (Couture Mix)
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Supermodel (Couture Mix)
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Kitty Girl
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Kitty Girl
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Supermodel
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Supermodel
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Cover Girl
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Cover Girl
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You Better Work (DJ A.N.S. NYClub Mix)
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