R&B singer who reached success by selling platinum-certified records and was signed by Sean Combs to Bad Boy Entertainment.
She began singing gospel music at her local church and briefly attended Fordham University.
She was in the drama Turn It Up.
She was married to the Notorious B.I.G, with whom she had a son named Christopher Jr. and a daughter named T'yanna. She also has two other sons named Ryder and Joshua and a daughter named Chyna. In 2018, she married Stevie J.
She was on the same record label as Mary J. Blige.