Raja-Nee' began singing in church as a child. As an emerging talent Raja-Nee’s voice was recognized by Marshall Thompson of Chicago’s infamous Chi-Lites. His mentorship helped to develop her craft and stage presence. Later, she traveled abroad with the Chi-Lites and recorded on their "Just Say You Love Me" album. In addition, Raja-Nee' caught the eye of production team Auto & Cherokee who signed her to a production deal and landed her an audition with super producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Eventually, leading to her solo project on their Perspective recording label as the ragga-hop artist; Raja-Nee'.