Rap artist from New Orleans who was a pioneer in the tradition of "bounce" music. In 2010, she was murdered in a drive-by shooting.
She released her debut album in 1997, and it was heralded as an instant classic.
She was one of the first women signed to Cash Money Records.
She was married to Carl Bridgewater when she was killed. He was shot one year after her death.
She was discovered and signed by the rapper Birdman.