She spent ten years touring the United States with her family group The New Spiritual Wonders. She then spent several years signed under Evander Holyfield's music label before it went under. She also worked as a radio host.
In addition to singing, she has a passion for acting and made her film debut in the 1998 film Mama Flora's Family.
Born to a musical family, her mother was a gospel singer at the African American radio station WDIA and her father was a singer in a local quartet. Her twelve brothers and sisters are also talented singers.