Born Marie Antoinette Wright, she is of African American descent.
She began her journey in the arts as a child in Boston, MA.
"I definitely went away for a while, so I’m more excited than anybody because I get to reconnect with my audience who is like my family," she told Centric. Some people are nice, but it’s just all love." From September 2000 to July 2005, Wright and co-host A. Calloway spent their days counting down the hottest videos in hip-hop and R&B while interviewing the likes of Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Aaliyah, Halle Berry, Denzel Washington, JAY Z and others.
Following her departure from the show, she went on to KKBT 100.3 "The Beat" in Los Angeles, "The Ed Lover Morning Show" on Power 105.1 in New York City, "The Big Tigger Show with Free" on Washington D.
Widely known as the original co-host of BET's "106 & Park," the Boston native realizes the show was only a pitstop in her destination to perfecting her craft in radio and television.