About Felicia Moss Eaton
Born in Newark, raised in East Orange New Jersey. An offspring of music royalty. By way of The Drinkard Singers, a gospel pioneer quartet family group. By name there was Anne, Lee, Marie, Cissy, Nick, and Larry Drinkard. They recorded several gospel albums, traveled the metropolitan area of the East Coast. Out of this gospel singing group came headliners, Anne Moss, Cissy Houston, and the offspring, Dionne Warwick, Dee Dee Warwick, Whitney Houston and myself Felicia.
Anne Moss,(Felicia's Mother)and her sister Cissy Houston were the Ministers of Music for The New Hope Baptist Church of Newark New Jersey, our home church. We as the offspring of this deeply rooted gospel singing family, were dedicated members of New Hope aswell. Dionne directed and played piano, Dee Dee served on hospitality, preparing meals for church members, Whitney and I grew up as officers in the choir. Felicia and Whitney started our own gospel group named Unity under the direction of Rev. Donnie Harper.
During elementary and high school days, Felicia was enrolled into the Emily Miles Belle Meade School of Modeling studying poise, charm, and became a Belle Meade Model for professional fashion shows, studied ballet, tap, & interpretive dance. At age entered the Miss New Jersey Teenager Pageant a won and therefore was given a professional photo shoot and portfolio, this open doors to modeling in professional fashions shows throughout the New Jersey - New York area.
Felicia's first recording was with her mother Anne Drinkard Moss, Rev. Lawrence Roberts and Dorothy Norwood.
After high school, went on to college earning a Degree in Business Administration. Upon graduation joined a New York Based gospel female quartet named "Paradise" was introduced to Tramaine Hawkins of the Edwin Hawkin singers, and was hired as part of the opening act and toured the Islands with the group; after which took a job as backup singer touring with Dionne Warwick for several years. The greatest tour experience’s were “The Greatest Love” and “The Moment of Truth” tours with Whitney Houston for well over 10yrs.
While taking a break from the road, developed her own gospel group, named "One Spirit" which she managed and directed, the group toured the State of New Jersey and the Tri-State area.