Singer and actress of the stage and screen known for her frequent collaborations with Tyler Perry. She had a breakout role in the hit production Dinah Was about singer Dinah Washington. She was a series regular in the show For Better or Worse as Miss V.
She was a member of the SOS Band between the late 1980s and 1992. She left the band to focus on theater.
She was selected by Debbie Allen to be a featured soloist in her production Soul Possessed.
She and husband Larry Young had a child together named Agape Young.