Verdict: BSTurns out Cole and Vanessa (Rev Run's daughter/Diggy's big sister) took classes at St. It's widely assumed that the second verse of "Purple Rain" is based on Vanessa Simmons. If that's the case, I'm glad he did because "Purple Rain" is among his most vivid portraits.It's possible that Cole and Vanessa -- if they knew each other at St. Vanessa Simmons was born on August 5, 1983, as Vanessa Jean Simmons. She is the daughter of Valerie Vaughn and Joseph Simmons.Simmons was raised in her Native town along with her six other siblings.
-- with boyfriend Mike Wayans, and reveals to Us Weekly that she's already five months along. "We are both very excited about the birth of our first child," the actress tells Us."We totally were expecting it to be [a] boy all along but got very surprised when we found out it was indeed a girl.I immediately went out and brought a cute [little] outfit for her right after the appointment." PHOTOS: Babies of the year! C.'s Joseph Simmons, also goes by the stage name Rev.Last week, Vanessa revealed that Darian wants to work things out with Angela, something that we are sure their mother would be happy about.A lot is known about Angela and Vanessa Simmons, but what about their mother, Valerie Vaughn? The couple have three children together: Angela Simmons, Vanessa Simmons, and Joseph “Jojo” Simmons Jr.