She is known for writing & producing songs for artists such as Monica, Cece Peniston, Angie Stone, Toni Braxton and SWV.
In 1989, she released her debut single “Dirty Love” on Next Plateau Records. It’s unknown how or if the single made any music charts at all.
In 1995, Andrea released the single “Big Dave” on Dig It International Records. Like her first single, it’s unknown how or if it made the music charts.
A year later in 1996, she was featured on Organized Noize’s song “Set It Off” (which was featured on the soundtrack to the film “Set It Off”) along with Queen Latifah. The song was moderately successful on the R&B charts.
In 1997, Andrea was featured on Lil Kim’s single “Money Talk” which managed to chart at #40 on Billboard’s R&B Airplay chart.
In 1998, she released her debut album “The Best of Me” on Arista Records. It’s unknown how or if the album made the charts at all.
The lead single from the album “Let Me Return the Favor” peaked at #82 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #32 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 17 weeks, making it her highest appearance on the Hot 100 to date.
The second single released from the album, a cover version of Tracy Chapman’s song “Baby Can I Hold You” failed to make any impact on the charts at all.
The last single from the album “Share the Love” peaked at #4 on Billboard’s Hot Dance Music\Club Play chart in 1999.
These days, Andrea continues to write & produce songs for artists such as Blu Cantrell, Melanie Fiona, Sean Kingston, Leela James, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson and most recently, Paloma Faith in 2014.
To see a fan-made video for “Dirty Love,” go to:
To see a fan-made video for “Big Dave,” go to:
To see the music video for “Let Me Return the Favor,” go to:
To see a fan-made video for “Baby Can I Hold You,” go to:
To see a fan-made video for “Share the Love,” go to:
As a double bonus, here are two videos for songs that Andrea was featured on.
To see the video for Organized Noize’s song “Set It Off”, go to:
To see the video for Lil’ Kim’s song “Money Talk,” go to: