Early in her teens, Richard began performing with a local New Orleans group called "Realiti". Smothers at a 2004 live performance at Tipitina's Uptown in New Orleans, Richard was soon signed under the name "Dawn Angelique" to an exclusive recording contract/development deal with Octarve Anderson, Jr. Brother records, along with platinum awarded production team The Nex Men, Rochad Holiday and Curtis "Sauce" Wilson, crafted a studio solo album called Been a While, featuring the single "So What" which was co-produced by Ne-Yo. Brother Records and its New Orleans management company, Scratch Entertainment, headed by Kemic A.
When asked what the character's name was, she replied, "Danity Kane".
“We’re just not together anymore,” Dawn said, making it plain for those who still had questions.
“I think for me, I just had to make the right choice about what’s good for me.
After the negotiated release from her contract with Yeah!
Brother Records, she elevated her career by signing with Bad Boy Worldwide Entertainment. The idea for the name came from one of Richard's drawings.
According to Dawn, Que cheated on her with multiple women, which she revealed in multiple interviews earlier this year. I thought everything was good, and just randomly, I find out she was with someone else.