Who is Erica Atkins-Campbell? Erica Atkins-Campbell is one-half of Mary Mary, the gospel duo featured on the WE reality TV series “Mary Mary.” Erica Atkins-Campbell shares the stage and screen with her sister Tina Atkins-Campbell, and the two have more in common than great voices. They both married men with the last name Campbell, and Erica wed record producer Warryn Campbell on May 26, 2001. The nuptials were detailed on TLC’s “A Wedding Story,” and the couple has three children.
Who is Erica Atkins-Campbell? Alongside her Mary Mary bandmate, sister Tina Campbell, she’s responsible for helping to bring gospel music back into the mainstream. The group released its first album, “Thankful,” in 2000, the same year their single “Shackles (Praise You),” became a crossover pop hit, proving that gospel—when mixed with hip-hop, soul, funk, and jazz—can be commercially viable. Mary Mary has subsequently released six LPs, the most recent of which, “Go Get It,” dropped in 2012.
Who is Erica Atkins-Campbell? She’s a devoted mother, as “Mary Mary” viewers know, and she and Warryn have three children. In January 2012, they welcomed daughter Zaya Monique, building on a family that also includes Krista Nicole, born Sept. 13, 2004, and Warryn Campbell III, born April 24, 2010. Ask Ebony magazine readers the question, “Who is Erica Atkins-Campbell?” and if they’ve thumbed through the June 2013 issue, they’ll tell you she’s on the verge of becoming a solo artist, as she and her sisters have taken a break from recording together. What’s more, she’s a woman somewhat perplexed by her husband, who has apparently been “called to minister.”
“Now I said, ‘Lord, when I first started dating this guy he worked for Death Row Records, but he was from the church,” Erica Atkins-Campbell told Ebony, according to PraiseRichmond.com. “That was a perfect combination for me: a little street, a little church.”