In late 1999, in the midst of the group's success and rise, Luckett and Roberson asserted that they wanted their own manager because of the increasing lack of communication with manager Mathew Knowles.
The pair said they never wanted to fire Knowles, but wanted to secure outside management to represent them.
(born Luckett; March 11, 1981), known professionally as Le Toya, is an American singer-songwriter and actress. On May 12, 2017, Luckett released her third studio album, Back 2 Life, which debuted at number 91 on the Billboard 200, marking her lowest charting album in the United States to date.
She was a member of the R&B group Destiny's Child, with which she won two Grammy Awards and released many successful commercial recordings. The album was preceded by two singles—"Back 2 Life" and "Used To".
In 1999, the group released their second album, The Writing's on the Wall.
The album became one of the biggest selling albums released by a female group, and was certified eight times platinum in the USA.
Subsequently, the group made it on the soundtrack album of the romantic comedy Why Do Fools Fall in Love with the song "Get on the Bus" (featuring Timbaland), and later toured as an opening act on TLC's "Fanmail Tour" and Christina Aguilera's debut tour.
After being signed and later dropped by Elektra Records, the group eventually signed with Columbia Records in 1997, but not before signing with Mathew Knowles the group's manager (and also Beyoncé Knowles' father). Television Special, Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Knowles forced the girls to sign with him before they could sign with the label.
Luckett's mother requested the contracts be reviewed by an attorney, but Knowles denied the request.
In 1993, Le Toya Luckett joined Knowles, La Tavia Roberson, and Kelly Rowland to complete the Houston-based R&B group, Destiny's Child.
The roles of the group consisted with Knowles as lead vocalist, Rowland as second-lead vocalist plus alongside Roberson and Luckett as background vocalists with Roberson as alto (and spokesperson) adding the low notes and Luckett as the soprano adding the high notes to the group's harmony, however occasional leads too.