Grammy Award-nominated R&B and soul singer known for her Chapter series of studio albums. She attracted international fame as the featured vocalist on Kanye West's "All Falls Down."
She was forced to receive speech therapy due to having vocal nodules as a child.
She has also starred in the reality series R&B Divas.
She married basketball player Kiwane Garris in 2007 and they had two sons named Kingston Garris and Kiwane Garris, Jr. Her father is R&B singer Syl Johnson.
She has recorded multiple collaborations with Kanye West.