Sandra was born in Kingston, Jamacia in 1969. Her family moved to Queens, NY when she was a child. In 1985, studying nursing at Queens Borough College, she met Cheryl "Salt" James. They began rapping together. In 1986, they formed 'Salt-N-Pepa'. In 1988, Deidre 'Spinderella' Roper joined Salt-N-Pepa, as their D.J. Sandra, Cheryl and 'Dee Dee' made their second album, 'A Salt with a Deadly Pepa' in 1988. In 1990, Sandra had her first child, named Tyran. Since then she has made a guest appearance on "Ricki Lake" (1993) teaching teens the responsibilities of being a teenage mother. She use to be married to rapper of Naughty by Nature Anthony "Treach" in July 24, 1999 then divorsed in 2001. They have 2 children together named Tyran and Egypt.