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Mishon: ABC Family Teen Star Crossing Over to R&B charts

August 10, 2009

R&B singer/actor Mishon has co-starred on ABC Family's "Lincoln Heights" for four seasons. But the 16-year-old was still thrown for a loop when the video for his first single, "Just a Kiss," premiered on BET's "106 & Park."

"It was amazing to see myself on the TV screen with my new joint," Mishon says. "I've been doing this music thing since I was 9; it's my first passion."

"Just a Kiss" has climbed to No. 53 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart since debuting nine weeks ago, while its video is No. 5 on the "106 & Park" top 10 countdown. The song connects with teens because its lyrics about young romance are age-appropriate without being patronizing. Read More