In 2003, Pasian met Quincy Jones, who invited her and her family to his home in Bel Air, California. Soon after this, Pasian performed and won on Star Search. She also performed at Quincy Jones' We Are The Future concert in Rome. On June 22, 2007, Pasian performed at the White House for President George W. Bush, in celebration of Black Music Month, making her the first person of Dominican descent to perform there.
Pasian's first album First Love was released August 19, 2008. The first single was "16 @ War", released in June 2008. The album was nominated for an American Grammy Award in the category of Best Contemporary R&B album.