Milian's collaboration with Ja Rule led to a record deal with Def Soul Records, prompted by his affiliation with Murder Inc. Inc Records that was distributed through Def Jam, the parent label of Def Soul Records.
She travelled to Sweden and recorded her self-titled debut album.
Christina Milian and Lil Wayne have called it quits on their relationship, a source confirms to Us Weekly. In July 2014, Us confirmed the pair were an item after Milian split from her fiancé, Jas Prince.
The “Start a Fire” collaborators broke up last month but have remained amicable, and both attended Alexander Wang’s New York Fashion Week show on Saturday, Sept. According to a source, their busy schedules were partly to blame. She’s got so much going on with this past May while talking about her track “Rebel.” “He’s very special to me, yeah.
I’m Cuban but [people] didn’t get it because I was also brown-skinned... You should see my mom and her brothers and sisters... But we’re still Latinos — that doesn’t change a damn thing.
The oldest of three sisters, including Danielle and Elizabeth, she moved with her family to Waldorf, Maryland, soon after her birth.
After living in Los Angeles for six months, Milian moved into the same apartment complex as songwriter and producer Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins.
Jerkins heard about Milian from a boy band he was working with and once he heard her sing, they began working together.
Her label opted to release it later that year, in the fourth quarter, but as Milian explained, new artists generally do not release their albums during that time.In 2001, Milian released her self-titled debut album, which featured the singles "AM to PM" and "When You Look at Me"; "AM to PM" charted within the Top 40 of the U. Billboard Hot 100 and both peaked in the top three on the UK Singles Chart. "Whatever U Want" was released as the album's second single.In 2004, Milian released her second studio album It's About Time, which provided her first major U. hit, "Dip It Low", which reached number five on the U. Both singles charted within the Top 10 of the UK chart.Milian had a minor role in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, and starred as the lead role in the straight-to-DVD film Bring It On: Fight to the Finish, training with former Cleveland Cavaliers dancer Kelly Wilson.Milian has since been cast in the 2010 ABC Family Original Movie Christmas Cupid, alongside Ashley Benson and Chad Michael Murray.