Many people know Kidada Jones as the woman slated to marry Tupac Shakur just before he passedâ€”which is trueâ€”but her names stems beyond that of a would-have-been marriage license. Kidada, Quinyâ€™s 4th child and 1st daughter of he and 3rd wife, Peggy Lipton, decided to go through every door her parentsâ€™ names could open.
At the beginning of her career, Kidada began working as a stylist for Vibe magazineâ€”when her father owned itâ€”and became known throughout the industry to for her keen clothing abilities when she styled Michael Jackson for the cover of the urban mag. Her style sense eventually landed her several modeling jobs, and put her in publications such as Elle, Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. She also dabbled in the acting world for a few years, making cameos in films such as Black and White (1999) and Proud (2004).