The R&B singer is best known for her self-titled debut album, which produced the hit single "Foolish" and set a record for first-week sales.
"Foolish," "What's Luv?" and "Always on Time" were all in the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the same week. This was the first time anyone had done it since The Beatles.
Her father was a vocalist, and her mother was a dance instructor who distributed demo CDs to everyone interested. She was married to rapper Nelly for nine years.
Jennifer Lopez's song "I'm Real (Murder Remix)" had her singing background vocals.
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