1982; Sang in a television commercial for Kentucky Fried Chicken with Ella Fitzgerald,
1984; was a dancer on the serie Kids Inc.,
1985; performed on stage in Get Happy, Los Angeles, signed first album deal with A&M Records, won first place on television program Star Search
1987; her debut album "Discovery" was released
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wilson relocated to Los Angeles with her mother and aunt who were interested in pursuing careers in the music industry. At the age of eight, she starred in a KFCcommercial with the legendary Ella Fitzgerald. In 1984, she appeared as a regular on Kids Incorporated, and performed on Star Search. Shortly after her appearance on Star Search, she was signed to A&M Records.
On Valentine's Day in 2000, Wilson married actor Flex Alexander. They have two children, a daughter Imani Shekinah and a son Elijah.