A BOSS Is Born
BOSS, is an American female actress / rap artist / singer that was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.
BOSS's introduction to music began at a very early age, being the niece of Motown writers and vocalists’ Brenda & Michael Sutton.
Her aunt & uncle penned hits for Smokey Robinson ["There Will Come a Day (I'm Gonna Happen to You)"], Cheryl Lynn ("Shake It Up Tonight"), a young Michael Jackson ("Cinderella Stay Awhile") .
Most recently, Texas rapper Scarface with special guests Jay-Z & Beanie Sigel sampled The Original track' "Sunrise" (yet another song that her uncle Michael Sutton (co-penned) for the Source Award-winning hip hop hit, "Guess Who's Back.
These accomplishments by her relatives inspired her to push hard towards her dream of being an accomplished artist, producer & music executive herself.
BOSS spent a lot of time with her aunt and uncle in their recording studio surrounded by the sounds of music and the strict writing and vocal training sessions that were held by her aunt Brenda, always exposed & dreaming of one day working in the music industry herself.
Thanks to her Aunt & Uncle, along with the help of GOD & her church choir BOSS received her foundation as a musical artist in her youth.
During her teen years growing up in Los Angeles BOSS became an intern for the nations 1st all rap radio station, KDAY.
In 1991/1992 BOSS worked as a personal assistant to Nate Dogg of Death Row.
As she and Nate became close over the years, he also began to assist in BOSS in her vocal training. This unique training molded her ORIGINAL sultry sound into what it is today!
After trying to break into the music industry as a singer, writer and arranger she finally got the courage to take the reins and start learning to engineer her own recording sessions & produce tracks for her herself.
In 1993, BOSS relocated to Texarkana and was given a job by her uncle Ray Bursey @ her family's radio broadcasting station KZRB 1035 FM.She took on a position in Sales/Marketing and Promotions but never let go of her dream to produce and become an artist herself.
She became one of the stations top radio personalities as a street scene reporter.