Born and raised in New Orleans as the daughter of a DJ/preacher father and singer/songwriter/producer mother, Lisa Angelle
gained an appreciation for a wide range of musical styles, which she funneled into her country music songwriting. Penning songs for some of country music's greats, including Wynonna Judd
, Trisha Yearwood
, Kathy Mattea
, and Tanya Tucker
, she released a self-titled album of her own in 2000.