In July 2008, two new tracks were released onto the internet, one called "Rush Love" which featured Flo Rida, and another called "Strobe Light", written by Mary Brown and produced by Chad Beatz (Tastemaker Music).
She is the first member of Danity Kane to have released professional music under a major label after their split, with the Dirty Money album.
During 2010, Richard started putting the finishing touches on her mixtape, The Prelude to A Tell Tale Heart.
Dawn Angeliqué Richard, known professionally as Dawn Richard or D∆WN (born August 5, 1983), is an American singer-songwriter, actress and animator.
Richard started her career after auditioning for Making the Band 3 in 2004, During this time Richard became a member of American girl band Danity Kane, from 2005 to 2009, and reformed the group with 3 of the original 5 members in late 2013.
Her mother owned a dancing school where Richard spent much of her childhood developing her choreography and singing skills. Recording in Los Angeles, Atlanta and New Orleans, Richard and Yeah!