On the left is Stacey Dash while on the right is Mashonda Tifrere.
Stacey Lauretta Dash was on born January 20th 1967 in Bronx, New York. She is an American film and television actress. She made regular appearances on The Cosby Show (1984), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), and also St. Elsewhere (1982). At 21 she made her feature film debut in Enemy Territory (1987), which was quickly followed by Moving (1988), in which she played Richard Pryor’s teenage daughter. Four years later she was in Mo’ Money (1992), with Damon Wayans. In 1994 she starred with Mark Wahlberg in Renaissance Man (1994). In 1995 she did the provocative erotic thriller Illegal in Blue (1995) and later that year got her big break when was cast as Dionne in the hit comedy Clueless (1995). Stacey Dash went on to star in the UPN sitcom Clueless (1996) that was based on the movie, and which lasted for two years. During that time she completed Oliver Stone’s Cold Around the Heart (1997) and also the independent film Personals (1999). After leaving “Clueless” in 1999. Stacey Dash has appeared in The Painting (2001) and Paper Soldiers (2002). Other television work by Dash includes appearances in series such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Single Ladies on VH1 as as Valerie “Val” Stokes alongside with LisaRaye McCoy and the reality television show Celebrity Circus. She has also appeared in music videos for Carl Thomas’ “Emotional” and Kanye West’s “All Falls Down”. In 2012, Dash starred as Lisa, the female lead in the film Dysfunctional Friends, alongside Meagan Good, Tatyana Ali, Stacy Keibler and Terrell Owens. The film was written and directed by Corey Grant. It garnered favorable reviews from Wilson Morales of BlackFilm.com and Michael Dequina of TheMovieReport.com.
Mashonda Tifrere known mostly by Mashonda was born January 9th 1978. Mashonda was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Harlem, New York. She is an American R&B recording artist from Harlem, New York City, New York and ex wife of music producer Swizz Beats. Mashonda appeared on several songs from hip hop artists in the early 2000s. In 2003, she married American record producer Swizz Beatz and was once signed to their label Full Surface, in collaboration with J Records. Mashonda released her debut studio album January Joy, in 2005. In 1998 Mashonda signed a publishing deal with Warner Chapel Music. She wrote for singer Monifah and Yvette Michelle alongside pop group Full Force. Later in 1998 she was signed to Columbia Records. Early in her career Tifrere penned and ghost wrote songs. In 1999 she collaborated with Jay-Z on “Girl’s Best Friend” for the movie Blue Streak. The song was also featured as a bonus track on his fourth studio album Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter. Mashonda vocals also appeared on Eve’s debut studio album Let There Be Eve…Ruff Ryders’ First Lady. She also featured on the tracks “Gotta Man” and “Love Is Blind” for Eve. In 2004, Mashonda started work on her debut album January Joy. While at work on her album she made appearances on Cassidy’s “Get No Better” as well Fat Joe’s song “Listen Baby” from his 2005 album All or Nothing. In November 2005, the album was released in Japan. “Blackout” featured Snoop Dogg and “Back of da Club” was also released. In December 2006 Mashonda and her husband Swizz Beats gave birth to their son Kasseem Jr. In April 2008 Swizz Beatz announced their separation after four years of marriage. It was major news when Swizz Beats separated from Mashonda and was seen hooking up with singer Alicia Keys.
Mashonda Tifrere and Stacey Dash can pass as twins. They smile alike, dress alike and almost seem to might have a similar personality.