Pushed by its Grammy Award-winning number-one hit title track, a duet with singer Brandy, it spawned two further Billboard Hot 100 chart-toppers, "The First Night" and "Angel of Mine", and established her position as one of the most successful urban R&B female vocalists to emerge in the mid to late-1990s.Monica also ventured into acting, with a supporting role in Boys and Girls (2000), and starring roles in television film Love Song (2000).It earned the pair a Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal" and garnered multi-platinum sales (to date, it remains as one of the top twenty most successful American singles in history based on Billboard chart success). number-one hits with "The First Night" and "Angel of Mine", a cover of Eternal's 1997 single, as well as a remake of Richard Marx' "Right Here Waiting".Jermaine Dupri, David Foster and Austin consulted on the album The Boy Is Mine, which was released later that year and eventually became Monica’s biggest-selling album, becoming certified triple platinum by the RIAA for more than three million store-shipped copies. Rolling Stone proclaimed it as "closer to soul's source... Blige and adult-contemporary sirens like Toni Braxton," Monica has also made guest appearances on several television shows such as Living Single (1996), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1997, 1999).Born and raised in College Park, Georgia, she began performing as a child and became part of a traveling gospel choir at the age of ten.She rose to prominence after releasing her debut studio album, Miss Thang, in 1995.Monica was born in College Park, Georgia on October 24, 1980.
Shortly afterwards Dallas and then staff producers Tim & Bob entered the studio with Monica to start writing and producing her debut Miss Thang which was eventually released in July 1995 and scored number thirty-six on the U. Billboard 200 and number seven on the Top R&B Albums chart. After a label change to Clive Davis's Arista Records, Monica mainstream success was boosted, when Diane Warren-written "For You I Will", from the Space Jam soundtrack, became her next top ten pop hit."Starter Wives Confidential" star Zakia Baum has spoken out about her show's' cancellation, and also revealed what she really thinks about Lil' Kim right now. Since the cancellation of her show "Starter Wives Confidential" reality star Zakim Baum, who's also the mother of Maino's 11-year-old son, talked to the Street Disciplez about 50 Cent lying about getting the show cancelled.She also gave her thoughts on Lil' Kim cheating with Maino.In my mind, a woman can't be with one man, a person's best friend, and then be with him.
It just didn't, I couldn't imagine that, I couldn't fathom it.
Here are the highlights: ON LATE NIGHT CALLS FROM LIL KIM AND KIM DATING MAINO'S BEST FRIEND FIRST: "I heard things about them being together while we were together.