I wasn't encouraged by my family to become a professional singer. They told me that I would never amount to anything and that I'd never make it,"
Things that people would say like that made me less confident. So, in the beginning, I didn't want to sing lead vocals even though I knew I had the talent to do it. I was just fine singing on the background. The less I had to sing in front of producers in the studio, the better."
"All of us have a unique vocal style, and not all producers help you bring that out,"
"SWV is a group made of three people and everyone does their fair share."
"That's true. A lot of the songwriters [on previous SWV albums] had Coko in mind when they were writing, so the songs seemed to fit her more than me and LeLee. That's why people started the rumor that only one of us could sing. How is a group member supposed to react to that? It wasn't as though we weren't capable of singing more, it was just that the producers made it so that our roles were limited. All that's changed now."
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