Her real name is Marina Restuccia. She was born in Roma on June 5th 1969. She started her carreer as chorist and dancer for the Italian TV channels Canale 5 and Rai. She signed a contract with Flying Records and started collaborating with Frank Minoia in 1991. Frank was a composer, songwriter and remixer (among others, he remixed Joy Salinas' song Bip Bip, Tonya Gipson Say Ooh and Delicious Stand Up). Along with Max Minoia, he had also created the project Latin Blood. Her very first track was entitled Burnin' Up, recorded in 1991.