She is a singer born in Newark, New Jersey, who began singing in her local church when she was young.
She joined the group B.T. Express as their lead vocalist in the 1990s appearing on their live 1998 CD and continued to sing with them into the 2000s. She is also the lead singer of The Dimensions Band, which has toured nationally and internationally and been described as “one of the hardest working bands in the country”.
In 2007 she released her debut self-titled solo album, which has gained much critical acclaim and has earned herself the nickname “First Lady of Retro Soul”.