Chante Moore

Chante Moore was born in 1967 in San Francisco, California. Her father was a gospel minister and so Moore spent a lot of time singing in the church.

In high school, Moore decided she wanted to be a singer after performing in a high school rendition of The Wiz. However, before getting her opportunity, she was a beauty pageant contestant and a successful model. At the age of 22, she had her chance when she met record executive Louil Silas.

On Silas label, Moore released the album Precious in 1992. The album featured two singles that performed respectably, 'Love's Taken Over' which reached #13 on the R&B charts and 'It's Alright' which reached similar levels. The album was certified gold by the RIAA.

In 1994, Moore released the album A Love Supreme. The album didn't reach the same levels of success as Precious but it did have one moderate hit in 'Old School Lovin'.' The single reached #19 on the R&B charts.

Moore married Kadeem Hardison in 1997 and remained with him until 2000. Together, they had their daughter Sophia Hardison. While married, Moore released her third album, This Moment Is Mine. The album featured Chante's biggest hit to date with 'Chante's Got A Man.' The track reached #10 on the Hot 100 and went gold.

Chante then diverged from her usual work in 2000 with her fourth album, Exposed. The album was edgier and strayed from the subtle sound of her previous works. With production from Jermaine Dupri, her single 'Straight Up' did well in Europe but only reached #22 on the R&B charts in the United States.

After being dropped from her label, Moore married singer Kenny Lattimore in 2002. They had a son together, Kenny in 2003. During that same year, the two put out an album together, Things That Lovers Do. The album featured duets by the two singers and is to be followed-up by a similar album, Uncovered/Covered in late 2006.

It has also been confirmed that Chante has signed a new record deal and is recording songs for a new solo album scheduled for release in 2007.