R&B singer of hits including "Old School Lovin," "Alright," and "I’m What You Need." She has won awards like NAACP Image and American Music Awards.
Growing up in a gospel-singing family, she learned to sing at church and by high school. Because of her introduction to music at an early age, she decided to make a career of singing.
She released several duets with her second husband,
She dedicated her 1999 single "Chanté's Got a Man" to her then-husband
She showed off the full range of her singing voice with the song "Wey U," which was featured on the soundtrack to the Angela Bassett film Waiting to Exhale.