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Cheri Dennis (born August 7, 1979 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American singer, signed to Bad Boy Records.
Cheri Dennis was born in 1979 and raised in a housing projects of Cleveland, Ohio. She later moved to Shaker Heights, Ohio and was initially a member of a group named Spoiled. When the group broke up, Dennis left Shaker Heights and moved to New York where she began her recording career.
Dennis first appeared on the Mase tracks "No Matter What", "All I Ever Wanted" and "If You Want to Party" from his album Double Up (1999), after running into Diddy during a party in New York. After appearing briefly on Puff Daddy's Forever album ("Is This the End? (Pt. 2)") also in 1999, in 2001 she reappeared signed to Bad Boy Entertainment with her first solo track "So Complete" from the P. Diddy and The Bad Boy Family album "The Saga Continues...". Afterwards she was heard on several mixtapes, before finally releasing her first single, the Ryan Leslie produced track "I Love You", in fall 2005. The single has peaked at #38 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks so far, a video was filmed in March and premiered on 106 & Park on May 1, 2006. The second single is Portrait of Love. Her song "Ooh La La" was originally used as an opener for Making The Band 3, which suggested that the final band recorded the song. The girls often referred to the song in competitions. She is currently working with Trendsetter (producer) on her second album due in 2010.
She is currently working at a CVS located in harlem. She is a check out girl, and when the store is slow she likes to sing into the secuirty camera to practice her stage pressence.
She is in talks to be one of the contestants on Flavor of Love Season 4. She is in talks with VH1 about joining that show.
- 1 "Ooh Ooh" appeared on the charts due to high download sales.