She started her carrier as a dancer & backup singer and toured around the world between 1989-1994 with Dr.Alban, Melodie MC and the famous dance group Culture Beat (Mr. Vain). During her last year with Culture Beat she signed her first record deal and recorded the album TBA (Totally Bombastic Anecdotes) with Sony Music Sweden under her nick- name DeDe. Her second single (Party) opened up the market in Japan and her first album TBA went gold within a month.
As an artist she was contracted to Sony BMG for five years (1994 – 1999). In 1997 she was the only Swedish support act for Michael Jackson down in Ullevi Gothenburg. In 1999 she went to Japan to do her show in the Tokyo Dome for two consecutive days, 100,000 people were watching those shows.