Born in Houston, Texas, Erica started singing in a church choir at the age of six, where her undeniable talent was discovered. Throughout her young school years, she expanded her vision by participating in several talent shows, then became president of her school's all-girl choir and lead vocalist for the acapella concert choir.
Graduating high school, Erica starred as a lead vocalist for a Motown show with a twelve-piece orchestra aboard “The Pride of Galveston” cruise ship. Her reputation as a dynamic performer earned her head liner performances at the NAACP, and a “Kids Jam” promotional spot for KTSU radio. Erica electrified audiences at the Apollo Theater, The Miller Outdoor Theater, and sang the National Anthem for Houston Astros.
The versatility and strength of Erica's voice allow her to span many formats. She performs urban, jazz and R & B as well as rock & roll with an energy and vivacity that rivets her audiences. Erica has performed as an opening acts R & B stars “After 7”, Rap group “YZ Rock”, contemporary jazz ensemble “Najee”, and music legends “The Manhattans”. She has provided backup vocals for “The Saxist”, backup vocals for El Debarge. Currently, Erica is performing on Cape Cod with Michael Hennessy, where she continues to captivate audiences with her dynamic covers.
Musically, Erica has been compared to Patti Labelle and Aretha Franklin, with nuances of Oleta Adams and Anita Baker. Billboard Magazine called Erica's voice “warm” and “harmonious”. Interviewed by the Old Colony Memorial newspaper, Erica was described as “all energy” and “steamy” with a presentation that “sent chills” up the audience’s spines, and as “a thrilling performer who can sing rock and roll and have listeners on their feet dancing one minute, and when she finishes an emotional ballad the next, have everyone sitting in silent homage to her remarkable ability.” Randy Clemens of Makkay Broadcasting Group remarks, “I fell in love with Erica's voice the first time I heard her. Rarely does a talent come along that is just THAT good. Erica's the total package - an incredible voice, stage presence, attitude, energy - and she's an absolute sweetheart!”