R&B singer best for her self-titled debut album, which yielded the hit song "Foolish" and set a record for opening week sales.
She had three top ten songs on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the same week: "Foolish," "What's Luv?," and "Always on Time." This was a feat that had not been accomplished since The Beatles.
Her father was a singer and her mother was a dance teacher who sent out demo tapes to anyone who would listen. She was in a nine year relationship with rapper Nelly.
She sang background vocals for Jennifer Lopez on the song "I'm Real (Murder Remix)."