Tiara Thomas is a woman on her grind. After releasing her infectious track 'Bad' with Wale, she hit the studio to begin crafting her debut album, 'The Bad Influence.' 'One Night,' her smooth new track off the effort, showcases her ability to pair clever songwriting with catchy beats. The singer opens up about her forthcoming album, her definition of success and much more with Rap-Up.

"Until you're humungous, people don't care about you," Thomas reveals. "Even if you have fans, you have to work every day like nobody cares about you. That's how you become extremely successful."

She says that's the advice she gives herself because of the here today, gone tomorrow nature of the business. The Indianapolis, Ind., native says this is because she has bigger plans for the future, like winning Grammys and being happy. The singer is aware she's accomplished, though; Wale's 'Bad' went platinum, and few artists have that honor.

"Don't ever get comfortable, you can get taken out of the game quick," the 25-year-old states. "People back at home in [Indianapolis] they might look at me like she's successful, she made it. I don't feel that way. I don't feel like that at all because this is like two percent, it's not even two percent, it's one percent of what I want to do. I want to be on such a larger scale. Success is I have have to have Grammys, I have to be happy."

Thomas also touches on her plans for her debut album, 'The Bad Influence.' The project is expected to drop in 2015.

Experience Tiara's words of wisdom above.