She contributed vocals to the group's debut album Beg for Mercy and to 50 Cent's The Massacre, including the album's number-one single "Candy Shop".
Her first solo single released via G-Unit Records was "Twist It", featuring fellow G-Unit member Lloyd Banks, followed up by "So Sexy" in summer 2005.
Musician Joshua Thompson produced Olivia's demo, and arranged her audition for Arista Records executives and Davis.
In an interview with Billboard, Olivia said she was signed to the label immediately after the meeting.
Witnesses tell us at one point Ariana was even lying on his lap.