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Olivia
Olivia performing in 2007.
Olivia performing in 2007.
Background information
Birth name Olivia Theresa Longott
Born February 15, 1981 (1981-02-15) (age 27)
Origin Brooklyn, New York, United States
Genre(s) Contemporary R&B, hip hop, soul
Occupation(s) Singer
Instrument(s) Vocals
Voice type(s) Mezzo-soprano
Years active 1999 - present
Label(s) J (2000-2002)
G-Unit (2004-2007)
Website www.oliviaonline.net

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Contents

Life and career

Personal life

Olivia Longott she was born in Brooklyn, New York and stayed with her grandmother until the age of 8. Then her family relocated to Jamaica, Queens New York. Olivia developed an interest in singing from an early age, and was active in her church choir. During her adolescence, she took guitar from R&B singer Joe Lewis Thomas, she also took piano and vocal lessons, suggested by her cousin Paul. Olivia took her mother's advice and went to College, before signing a record deal. Two years later she's signed to Clive Davis' new label J Records. Major Mark Park Jamaica is a neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City. ... This article is about the state. ... Joe Lewis Thomas (born July 5, 1973), usually credited simply as Joe, is an American R&B singer and record producer. ...


J Records

In 2000, she became the first artist signed to Clive Davis' J Records. Her self-titled debut album Olivia was released in 2001 and featured the singles "Bizounce" which made # 15 on the charts, and "R U Capable". The album was promoted and debuted at number fifty-five. It sold 16,527 copies in the first week, but it fell off in just four weeks, selling about 180,000 copies total. Because of the perceived poor record sales, Olivia was released from J Records following year later. Clive Jay Davis (born April 4, 1932) is a Grammy Award winning record producer and a leading music industry executive. ... J Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG, and is distributed through the RCA Records Group. ... Olivia is the self-titled debut album by R&B singer Olivia released on J Records on April 17, 2001. ... J Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG, and is distributed through the RCA Records Group. ...


G-Unit Records

In 2004, Olivia re-emerged as the first woman signed to G-Unit Records. She contributed vocals to the trio's debut album Beg for Mercy and to 50 Cent's The Massacre, including the album's number-one single "Candy Shop". G-Unit Records is a record label founded by 50 Cent and his manager Sha Money XL. After the debut of the album Get Rich or Die Tryin, 50 Cent was granted his own label. ... Beg for Mercy is the 2003 debut album from G-Unit. ... 50 cents may refer to 50 subunits of currencies where the subunit is called a cent. ... Special Edition cover The Massacre is 50 Cents second commercial album and it was released on March 3, 2005 — five days ahead of the original release date due to Internet leakage. ... Olivia chronology Bizounce (2001) Candy Shop (2005) Wild 2Nite (2005) Candy Shop is a song performed by rapper 50 Cent and R&B singer Olivia. ...


In 2005, she was mentioned on The Game's infamous mixtape track 300 Bars and Runnin', where he implied that she was a man. Jayceon Terell Taylor (born November 27, 1979 in Los Angeles,[1] California), better known by his stage name The Game, is a multi-platinum American rapper signed to Interscope Records. ... 300 Bars and Runnin is a song by West Coast hip hop artist, The Game, directed towards former labelmate 50 Cent and his group G-Unit. ...


Her first solo single released via G-Unit Records was "Twist It", featuring fellow G-Unit member Lloyd Banks, followed up by "So Sexy" in summer 2005. Both songs failed to debut on the charts due to little Promotion. Olivia briefly attended Hofstra University in New York and planned her second album, Behind Closed Doors, which was slated for a 2007 release on Interscope and G-Unit Records. Around the same time, Olivia contributed vocals to Shaggy's single "Wild 2Nite" which debuted at number 85 on the US charts and 65 on the UK charts. G-Unit Records is a record label founded by 50 Cent and his manager Sha Money XL. After the debut of the album Get Rich or Die Tryin, 50 Cent was granted his own label. ... Twist It is a 2005 song preformed by Olivia featuring G-Unit rapper and member, Lloyd Banks from her debut album Behind Closed Doors released in 2006. ... Christopher Charles Lloyd (born April 30, 1982 in Baltimore, Maryland), better known as Lloyd Banks, is an American rapper and is a member of G-Unit. ... Hofstra University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational institution of higher learning located in Hempstead, Long Island, New York (USA) founded in 1935 on the basis of the estate of wealthy lumber magnate William Hofstra and widow Kate Davidson. ... This article is about the state. ... Interscope Records is a record label currently owned by the Universal Music Group. ... G-Unit Records is a record label founded by 50 Cent and his manager Sha Money XL. After the debut of the album Get Rich or Die Tryin, 50 Cent was granted his own label. ... Shaggy (born October 22, 1968, in Kingston, Jamaica as Orville Richard Burrell) is a Jamaican reggae deejay who takes his nickname from Scooby-Doos companion, a nickname given to him by his friends, during his teenage years in which his hair bore a similarity to the Scooby Doo character. ... Wild 2Nite is a 2005 song by Shaggy featuring G-Unit lady Olivia. ...


Olivia released her single "Best Friend (remix)" featuring 50 Cent in 2006. 50 cents may refer to 50 subunits of currencies where the subunit is called a cent. ...


On January 7, 2007, a song titled "My Daddy" was leaked to the internet. It was produced by J. R. Rotem. is the 7th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... J. R. Rotem (born Jonathan Reuven Rotem in 1975 in Johannesburg, South Africa)[1] is an American record producer, born to Jewish parents. ...


In Spring 2007, Olivia was dropped from G-Unit which was confirmed by 50 Cent himself during an April 4, 2007 interview with Miss Jones on Hot 97, stating problems of communication rather than talent. G-Unit Records is a record label founded by 50 Cent and his manager Sha Money XL. After the debut of the album Get Rich or Die Tryin, 50 Cent was granted his own label. ... 50 cents may refer to 50 subunits of currencies where the subunit is called a cent. ... is the 94th day of the year (95th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... This biographical article or section needs additional references for verification. ... WQHT also known as Hot 97 is a New York based radio station. ...


Discography

Albums

  • 2001: Olivia
  • 2005: Behind Closed Doors (Shelved)

Olivia is the self-titled debut album by R&B singer Olivia released on J Records on April 17, 2001. ...

Mixtapes

  • 2006: DJ Whoo Kid & Olivia: So Seductive

Singles

Year Song Chart positions[1] Albums
U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B UK
2001 "Bizounce" 15 4 20 Olivia
"Are U Capable" 124 -
"You Got the Damn Thing"
2005 "Candy Shop" (50 Cent feat. Olivia) 1 1 4 The Massacre
"Twist It" (feat. Lloyd Banks) - 114 Behind Closed Doors
"Wild 2Nite" (Shaggy feat. Olivia) 61 Clothes Drop
"So Sexy" Behind Closed Doors
2006 "Best Friend (remix)" (Olivia & 50 Cent) 35 20 35

“Hot 100” redirects here. ... Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, formerly known by various names including Hot Soul Singles, Hot Black Singles, and Hot R&B Singles (before the hip-hop term was added in the late 1990s), is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ... Olivia chronology Bizounce (2001) Candy Shop (2005) Wild 2Nite (2005) Candy Shop is a song performed by rapper 50 Cent and R&B singer Olivia. ... 50 cents may refer to 50 subunits of currencies where the subunit is called a cent. ... Twist It is a 2005 song preformed by Olivia featuring G-Unit rapper and member, Lloyd Banks from her debut album Behind Closed Doors released in 2006. ... Christopher Charles Lloyd (born April 30, 1982 in Baltimore, Maryland), better known as Lloyd Banks, is an American rapper and is a member of G-Unit. ... Wild 2Nite is a 2005 song by Shaggy featuring G-Unit lady Olivia. ... Shaggy (born October 22, 1968, in Kingston, Jamaica as Orville Richard Burrell) is a Jamaican reggae deejay who takes his nickname from Scooby-Doos companion, a nickname given to him by his friends, during his teenage years in which his hair bore a similarity to the Scooby Doo character. ... Clothes Drop is an album released by Shaggy in 2005. ... Behind closed doors refers to things said or done in private. ... Best Friend is the fourth single released from the Get Rich Or Die Tryin soundtrack is produced by Hi-Tek, and is in fact remixed by adding verses from Olivia (of G-Unit Records) as a way of giving her promotion. ...

References

  1. ^ Artist Chart History. Billboard. Accessed September 24, 2007.

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