Rapper, singer, and actress, she was born Robin Yvette Allen and is best known for her 1994 song "Afro Puffs," which is featured in the 2014 video game Grand Theft Auto V. She is also known for her role as Coretta Cox on The WB's The Steve Harvey Show under the name Robin Yvette.
She was signed at LA Posse as part of the group Original Outlaw Brothers but was immediately offered collaboration opportunities with other artists represented by LA Posse. Her big break came when both Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg requested her to record vocals for several tracks on their albums The Chronic and Doggystle under the name Rockin Robin.
Upon its original 1994 release, "Afro Puffs" made it to number 5 on Billboard's Hot Rap Singles list. Her debut solo album was released in 1997 and charted at number 7 on Billboard's R&B Album list and number 32 the Billboard 200 Album list.
Her first daughter, Zaakiya, was born in 1999 and her second, Zaareah, was born in 2001. Her first son was born in 2003.