Didn’t Cha Know: 5 Hit Records Written By Mashonda


Vibe / July 13, 2010

Mashonda’s more than just the other girl in this drama-packed love triangle between herself, Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys. The singer/songwriter’s been doing this on her own long before meeting Swizz, earning her first publishing deal at age 18 with Warner Chapel Music, where she wrote for Monifa and worked with Full Force before signing to Columbia Records a year later. As Mashonda moves on with her life and singing career, VIBE pinpoints her five biggest hits to examine her pen and pipes’ potential.