Happy Birthday, Mya!
R&B songbird Mya celebrates her 36th birthday today (Oct. 10).
Mya's breathy voice was a radio mainstay in the late '90s and early aughties. The singer-dancer, whose real name is Mya Marie Harrison, was known for her children song "Take Me There," from the Rugrats The Movie soundtrack, before she was introduced to rap heads thanks to Pras' "Ghetto Superstar" featuring the late Ol Dirty Bastard.
The Washington D.C. native became a household name with the hit single, "Case of the Ex," which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. There was also the sensual, braggadocios 2003 hit "My Love Is Like...Wo," and the femme fatale remake of "Lady Marmalade" featuring Pink, Lil Kim and Christian Aguilera.
In between label drama and lack of hits, Mya saw her relevance decline after 2004. However, she did have a good run; her biggest hits are still mainstays on the nostalgia playlist.