Known as “the soul of Troubling tha Tranquility,” gritty vocalist Shareefa spent the very first 14 years of her life in NJ before relocating to Charlotte, NC. There, she became associated with a staff of car thieves, was ultimately caught, and finished up portion jail time. From then on, she begun to concentrate on music; she found the eye of Teddy Riley (Man, Blackstreet), who was simply the very first significant person within the music sector to supply her with assistance. Ludacris snapped her up for his Def Jam-affiliated Troubling tha Tranquility group and label; two highlighted appearances in the group’s past due 2005 album — specifically “I’M GOING TO BE Around” — constructed anticipation on her behalf debut album, Stage of No Return, released in nov 2006. Riley, furthermore to Chucky Thompson (Mary J. Blige, Beliefs Evans) and Rodney Jerkins (TLC, Britney Spears), chipped along with songwriting and creation.