Happy Bornday @Mahoganyjonez Mahogany Jones. Born Charyse Lois Bailey August 8, 1978. Bailey (who is originally from Mt. Vernon, New York) uses rap as a tool for inspiration & is a community activist. She moved to California as a child, then back to New York City before deciding to permanently reside in Detroit, Michigan in 2004. She is most noted for her appearance on BET's 106 & Park Freestyle Fridays as the first four-time undefeated champion in 2001.