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Birth name Shareefa Faradah Cooper
Born (1984-03-12) March 12, 1984 (age 32)
Newark, New Jersey/Charlotte, NC, U.S.
Genres R&B, Hip hop
Occupation(s) Vocalist
Years active 2005–present
Labels Disturbing tha Peace, Interscope
Website Official Shareefa Site

Shareefa Faradah Cooper (born March 12, 1984), known professionally as Shareefa, is an R&B singer. Shareefa has also lived in Charlotte, North Carolina. She signed with Disturbing tha Peace/Def Jam Recordings in 2005. Her debut single, "Need a Boss", featuring rapper and labelmate Ludacris, was produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, and reached #62 on the Billboard Hot 100. Her debut album Point of No Return was released in October 2006[1] and charted at #25 on the Billboard 200.



Year Title Peak chart positions
U.S. U.S. R&B
2006 Point of No Return 25 3


  • The Misunderstanding Of Shareefa (2010)


Year Song U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B Album
2006 "Need a Boss" (featuring Ludacris) 62 10 Point of No Return
"Cry No More" 43
2010 "By My Side" (featuring Rick Ross) The Misunderstanding Of Shareefa


  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Biography: Shareefa". Allmusic. Retrieved 21 October 2010. 

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