Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper (born July 2, 1993), known professionally as Saweetie, is an American rapper. After the release of her debut single, “Icy Girl”, she was signed to Warner Bros. Records in partnership with Artistry Worldwide. She released her debut extended play, High Maintenance, on March 16, 2018. Her second EP Icy was released in March 2019, and spawned the hit single “My Type.”
Saweetie was born on July 2, 1993 in Hayward, California, to a Filipino-Chinese mother and an African-American father. She grew up largely in Tracy, California and spent much of her life in the Sacramento Area went to high school in Tracy, California attending Merrill F. West High School and graduating from Monterey Trail High School in Elk Grove, California. She began writing music at age 13. After high school, she went on to attend San Diego State University before transferring to the University of Southern California where she studied communications and business. After graduating, she began to focus on her rap career.