Hit the flip for more from Hazel E and her reaction to the rumors next…Teairra Marí (born Teairra Marí Thomas; December 2, 1987) is an American singer-songwriter, dancer, model and actress. Productions released Teairra's first album, the EP Get Away, which became a local sensation. Candy Tookes, a friend of Big Mike, introduced the pair to industry veteran Daryl Simmons in Atlanta, Georgia. According to Shakir Stewart, VP A&R at Def Jam, in an interview with Hit Quarters, "Teairra was a star when she walked into the room. We fell in love with her from day one." Marí worked with Jay-Z in his first collaboration project since becoming president of Def Jam Records, to create "Make Her Feel Good" along with producer Sean Garrett, the lead single from her debut album on Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam that reached number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #9 on the R&B charts. The second single "No Daddy" had a video that led to commercial success on MTV.In 2010, she starred in the film Lottery Ticket alongside rappers Bow Wow and Ice Cube. In 2008, Marí signed a lucrative deal with Violator but decided to split and landed a new development deal with Fo'Reel Ent.
The song samples one of Diddy's early hits, It's All About the Benjamins. Neal's album Not Your Average DJ which features Rico Love and it will also feature as a single from Marí's new album.
Teairra performed the new song for the first time at R&B Live in Hollywood Due to the large amount of leftover material from the album, Teairra released a fourth mixtape titled Now or Never on May 30).
She released 4 music videos to some of the songs she covered for the project.
Usher's "Daddy's Home", covers to Drake's songs "Over" and his song "Find Your Love" titled "My Lovin'", and "Super High", a Rick Ross cover featuring a rapper named Cardan.
In 2008, she returned to the music scene with the Pleasure P-assisted single "Hunt 4 U". Productions arranged for Marí to collaborate with artists such as Ray J, J-Kwon, Lola Damone, and Bee and for Marí to appear on Detroit's Fox 2 Morning Show and UPN 50 Sports Rap. Teairra Marí's first album, Roc-A-Fella Records Presents Teairra Marí, was released on August 2, 2005 and was produced by Brian Michael Cox, Darkchild, Cool And Dre, Blackout Movement, The Trackboyz, Kwame and was co-executive produced by Sean Garrett. The first single "Play Me" was scheduled to be released in the fall but production was stopped in the middle of the album.
After constant leaks, she was forced to re-record and re-title a second attempt at her second album At That Point. She received a phone call from her label before her high school graduation to inform her that she was being dropped.
On August 17, 2010 she released Sincerely Yours, a digital EP released via i Tunes, featuring the single "Sponsor", and new songs like "Body", and "Stranger".
It also features songs made for At That Point that hadn't leaked, "Emergency", "Operator", and "Might Get Lucky".
The second official single released from At That Point is "Cause A Scene" featuring Flo Rida.
Late 2009, Teairra Marí released her first mixtape Don't Make Me Cause a Scene, hosted by DJ Papa Smurf.
A." Reid, Chairman of The Island Def Jam Music Group.