The group caught the attention of De Vante Swing, a member of Jodeci and moved to NY and signed a deal with Elektra Records.
They renamed the group and called it Sista and debuted the song Brand New in 1993.
Missy Elliot is a singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer of American nationality, known best for being the part of the R&B female group named Sista. Missy grew up in an active church choir family and singing was a daily part of her life. She went to a local school in Jacksonville where Missy made many friends.
She is doing pretty well with her wife now and the couple seems to be getting along pretty well. In 2011 Missy told that she took a break from her career as she was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism.
It was found only after she nearly crashed her from having severe leg spasms.
All 20-plus members of the Swing Mob—among them future stars such as Ginuwine, Playa, and Tweet she also contributed, credited and uncredited, to the Jodeci albums Diary of a Mad Band (1993) and The Show, the After Party, the Hotel (1995).
Timbaland and De Vante jointly produced a Sista album, entitled 4 All the Sistas Around da World (1994). Blige while Blige was in sessions for her second album My Life.
She embarked on her music career with all-female R&B group Sista in the early-mid 1990s and later became a member of the Swing Mob collective along with childhood friend and longtime collaborator Timbaland, with whom she worked on projects for Aaliyah, 702, Total, and SWV.
Following several collaborations and guest appearances, she launched her solo career on July 15, 1997 with her debut album Supa Dupa Fly, which spawned the top 20 single "Sock It 2 Me".
In short order, Fayze moved to New York City and signed to Elektra Records through De Vante's Swing Mob imprint and also renaming the group Sista.
Sista's debut song was titled "Brand New", which was released in 1993 Elliott took Mosley—whom De Vante re-christened Timbaland—and their friend Melvin "Magoo" Barcliff along with her.
She recruited her neighborhood friend Timothy Mosley (Timbaland) as the group's producer and began making demo tracks, among them included the 1991 promo "First Move".
by performing Jodeci songs a cappella for him backstage after one of his group's concerts.
The group's first album was produced by Timbaland and De Vante titled $ All the Sistas Around da World in 1994.