Amerie lent her vocals to the LL Cool J song "Paradise", which peaked at number fourteen on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and became the singer's second top forty entry on the Hot 100.
When we would work together something great would happen." The single peaked at number 67 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart in the United States.Ameriie released her fourth studio album, In Love & War, in 2009, her first album under Island Def Jam.In 2004, Amerie began dating her manager, Lenny Nicholson.Her third album, Because I Love It, achieved moderate international success in 2007, although it was not released in North America and she was subsequently dropped from Columbia Records' roster.Amerie released her fourth studio album, In Love & War, in 2009 on Island Def Jam.They continued their relationship while Amerie recorded her second album, Touch.
On March 1, 2010, it was officially announced that Amerie and Nicholson were engaged.
On May 20, 2016, Amerie independently released an EP, titled Drive.
She appeared on The Breakfast Club, 105.1 and announced she would continue to release music throughout the year. Amerie describes her parents as conservative, protective, traditional Christians.
As with All I Have, the album was co-written and produced by mentor Rich Harrison, who contributed seven (new) tracks to the record; additional productions came from Lil Jon, Bryce Wilson, Red Spyda, and Dre & Vidal.
Unlike on her first album, Amerie co-wrote every track but one, "Come with Me", which Harrison wrote.
She also recorded a song with Detroit rapper Royce da 5'9", titled "Life", the third and final single from his Rock City (Version 2.0) album.