By: Taren Vaughan
Rasheeda has an obvious love for music but decided to try out a new thing with her career and test the reality TV show waters by joining the cast of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta along with her husband Kirk Frost. As Rasheeda and Kirk rarely found themselves involved in all the drama that went on during the show, despite the infamous beef that developed between Rasheeda and K. Michelle towards the end of the first season, they were not immune to the gossip mill at all as rumors concerning their fate on the show and Kirk’s past started to pour out. Aside from that, Rasheeda and Kirk did have a dose of their own as a couple that started to take its toll on their marriage. As a member of the casting line up who had a career going before reality TV, appearing on LHHATL was Rasheeda’s big chance to move her rap career forward as she has made noise as an underground lyricist but hasn’t been able to go much past that level. Looking to change that, she sought out advice from CEO and Founder of Mizay Entertainment Deb Antney on what her next move should be and got a reality check during their sit down meeting as Deb held no punches and pointed out what she saw as Rasheeda’s biggest hindrances from having the career that she has been working so hard to get, one of them being Kirk. Rasheeda was faced with the hard decision of firing her husband as her manager or sticking it out with him as she credits Kirk to be a main factor in the success that she has been able to have.
As for her music career, Rasheeda still continues to be a well-known underground artist but hasn’t seemed to take full advantage of her association with the hit reality TV show that she is apart of unlike some of her fellow cast mates who have been able to parlay theirs into a record deal. Apparently, Rasheeda is quite content with not having a major record deal as she responded to a fan of hers who asked her whether or not she landed one: