Veronika Blonik

Brooklyn, NY

Veronika Blonik, born Fatimah is the second youngest of eight siblings who grew up in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a family oriented neighborhood that started on demise during the early 90’s. Due to deterioration of the neighborhood, her parents opted to keep her in her siblings entertained with indoor activities. On weekends, her religious but down to earth parents would invite friends over for social parties. They’d play music by Patti Labelle and other favorites to entertain them and their friends unbeknownst to her parent, this was the initial spark for Veronica’s singing and dancing.