Born and raised in Los Angeles, Arike began her entertainment career by following in her parents footsteps and becoming a dancer/actress at the age of 6. Her talents also led her to become a member of the young girl’s group “Voices”(Zoo/BMG), as well as, a founding member of the teen group “Before Dark”(RCA Records). Now in her 20’s, she is at the top her game dancing for artists such as Usher, Kanye West, Janet Jackson, Jay-Z, Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, Ciara, Missy Elliott, Fergie, The Black Eyed Peas, P. Diddy, Kelly Rowland, Amerie, and Ludacris, to name a few. And she has starred in such films as “Hairspray”, “Dreamgirls”, and “Center Stage 2”. She continues to pursue her dreams of dance and music and hopes to one day show the world what she is truly made of.