American singer-songwriter from Brooklyn, New York City, New York. She is a Grammy-nominated songwriter and signed a publishing deal to Universal Music Publishing Group by Ethiopia Habtermariam, in 2007. Soon after, Barthe would land her first placement, "Blur", on Britney Spears Circus album. Barthe has worked with artists such as Akon, Melanie Fiona, Estelle, Brandy and Sean "Diddy" Combs. Penning album tracks for Katy Perry, Kelly Rowland and Rihanna, the latter of which hit number seven on Billboard's Hot 100. She has also worked with high-profile producers Hit-Boy, Cool and Dre, The Runners, Jerry 'Wonder' Duplessis, Supa Dups, Danja, Dapo Torimiro and Tricky Stewart, among others.