Miranda Brooke is an R&B singer signed to Island/Def Jam via Bu Vision. Her first single and video, "Hater," was released in October of 2011. The Atlanta transplant is a Chattanooga, Tennessee native who was signed to Def Jam by Akon's brother and Bu Vision CEO Bu Thiam. Her early influences include TLC, Xscape, Aaliyah and Missy Elliott. For her debut album, she is working with veteran producers Brian-Michael Cox and Jermaine Dupri, while Sham "Sak Pase" Joseph produced "Hater."