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Cymphonique, the beautiful daughter of Rapper Master P and the little sister of Lil Romeo Miller, is set to show she is a superstar in her own right as the leading lady for Nickelodeon’s “How To Rock,” set to premiere Feb. 4th.  (NY Times article after Tweets)   From the look at her Tweets, Cymphonique’s  58,000 followers are excited to see the new show and so does the budding star herself, tweeting: Cymphonique Miller @CymphoniqueTomorrow, tomorrow your only a day away. #HowToRockpremiere 🙂

Many of Cymphonique’s fans expressed their love for her single: Only You Can Be You.


2h Cymphonique Miller Cymphonique Miller @Cymphonique You guys are the best!… Don’t believe me? Check my favorites ❤

@Cymphonique can’t wait for #HowtoRock tomorrow so flipping excited!!:D

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12h jeimi schmidt jeimi schmidt @27Btrlove@Cymphonique I Am Your Fan # 1 !! I Love U Cymphonique !!!
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12h Cymphonique Miller Cymphonique Miller @Cymphonique@tenorbuds love the cover…nice harmony 😉
12h Cymphonique Fan Cymphonique Fan @OMGCymphonique@Cymphonique RT FOR YOUR SPANISH FANS….DON’T YOU LOVE US? WE ADORE YOU:)
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14h H2R Selina ♥ H2R Selina ♥ @TeamHowToRock@Cymphonique should RT this if she LOVE HER GERMAN FANS ❤ 😉
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15h Julie Julie @zebra31153@Cymphonique I just bought your song Only You Can Be You!!! I love it!
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LOS ANGELES — “How to Rock,” a forthcoming series on Nickelodeon, follows a simple rule for children’s television: if it’s not broken, then copy it.

Kevin Scanlon for The New York Times

Cymphonique Miller with Noah Crawford in “How to Rock.”


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Like Nickelodeon’s “Victorious” or Disney Channel’s “A.N.T. Farm,” the new show focuses on a girl with miraculous musical talent. Add a laugh track, goofball sidekicks and a heartthrob boy. Layer in high school social politics. Presto, big Nielsen numbers.

But Nickelodeon, beset by tumbling ratings of late, is betting that “How to Rock” has an extra ingredient that can propel the series beyond TV into a full-blown pop culture phenomenon: Cymphonique Miller.

With a (real) name like Cymphonique, you might suspect that Ms. Miller, 15, had been bred for show business, and you would be right, at least partly. She is the daughter of Master P, the rapper, music mogul and TV personality (“Dancing With the Stars”) who has increasingly focused on family entertainment. Her older brother, Romeo Miller, formerly known as Lil’ Romeo, is a rapper and actor, headlining in his own Nickelodeon series, “Romeo!,” from 2003 to 2006.

“I tried everything in my power to stop this girl because this can be a hard, sick business — really easy to get taken advantage of,” said Master P, whose real name is Percy Miller. “I guess you can’t hold raw talent back.”

That’s a proud dad talking, but Nickelodeon sure hopes he’s right. While still No. 1 among children 2 to 11, the age group most important to its youth-focused advertisers, this cable network needs new hits to keep that crown. Disney Channel recently overtook Nickelodeon among viewers 6 to 11 for the first time in 16 years, helped by the popular new series “Jessie,” about a teenager who moves to New York from rural Texas to become a nanny.

“We’re hoping for great things from Cymphonique — a big, fat, giant hit,” said Margie Cohn, Nickelodeon’s president for original programming. “That’s what I’ve been working for with this series, so why not say it?”

After initially pointing to problems with Nielsen’s measurement system as the explanation for its ratings slide, Nickelodeon and its corporate parent, Viacom, have tried to ease concerns by promising an influx of fresh programming, like “How to Rock.” Philippe Dauman, Viacom’s chief executive, told analysts this month that his company has “more new shows coming to Nickelodeon than we’ve ever had.”

“Next quarter we expect to see stronger ad sales growth because we won’t have that issue,” he added, referring to declining ratings.

“How to Rock,” produced with Alloy Entertainment (“Vampire Diaries,” “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”), is scheduled to arrive on Feb. 4. A musical sitcom, it stars Ms. Miller as Kacey Simon, a popular girl who is rejected by her perfectly coiffed clique — a group of girls called “the Perfs” — after she gets glasses and braces. The joke is on them as she joins a band and creates a new cool crowd.

“Isn’t that exactly what high school was like for you?” Ms. Miller said with a laugh earlier this month. Poised and professional, she comes across more like someone in her mid-20s, though after a day of rigorous “How to Rock” rehearsal, she acknowledged that she was a little hyper.