Graduating from DePaul University College of Law, Carolyn Daley Scott joined Power Rogers & Smith in 2006. She practices in personal injury and wrongful death, as well as prosecuting qui tam , which is fraud committed against the United States, the state of Illinois, and the city of Chicago. Ms. Scott is an active member of the legal community, being part of various organizations such as Chicago Bar Association and Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. She works hard to ensure victims are treated fairly and receive justice.
After Hankerson signed a distribution deal with Jive Records , he signed Aaliyah to his Blackground Records label at the age of 12.   Hankerson later introduced her to recording artist and producer R. Kelly ,  who became Aaliyah's mentor, as well as lead songwriter and producer of her first album, which was recorded when she was 14.    Aaliyah's debut album, Age Ain't Nothing but a Number , was released under her mononym "Aaliyah", by Jive and Blackground Records on May 24, 1994; the album debut at number 24 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 74,000 copies in its first week.   It ultimately peaked at number 18 on the Billboard 200 and sold over three million copies in the United States, where it was certified two times Platinum by the RIAA .    In Canada, the album sold over 50,000 copies and was certified gold by the CRIA .  Aaliyah's debut single, " Back & Forth ", topped the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for three weeks and was certified Gold by the RIAA .   The second single, a cover of The Isley Brothers ' " At Your Best (You Are Love) ", peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 and was also certified Gold by the RIAA.   The title track, " Age Ain't Nothing but a Number ", peaked at number 75 on the Hot 100.  Additionally, she released " The Thing I Like " as part of the soundtrack to the 1994 film A Low Down Dirty Shame .