Cheri was born and raised in the musical capital of Memphis, Tennessee, and began singing Gospel with her family Choir at the age of eight. Throughout her youth, she won numerous Talent contests and her renditions of Sojourner Truth's Famous "Ain't I A Woman" speech earned her the title Memphis' Teen of the Year.
Cheri's musical ambitions drove her to the New York club scene where as an Avante Garde solo artist she performed regularly at the historic CBGB’s, the Tribeca Grand Club, amongst many others. This period also saw Cheri become a Voice-Over Artist, recording for MTV's Making of the Band’, as well as a National commercial campaigns for McDonald’s “I’m Lovin’ it!”, Herbal Essence, Dr Pepper, and many more.
Cheri's songwriting skills earned her a Publishing contract with Producers Timbaland and Jimmy Douglass. Songs from her catalog have been licensed for numerous National commercials and Television shows including popular soap operas like "All My Children" and "The Young and the Restless", and also many HBO shows. Three of her songs, co-written with the British Star Roisin Murphy (Moloko) were released by EMI Europe on Roisin Murphy’s acclaimed album “OverPowered”, Cheri also co-wrote the Epic Ballad “Great Escape” on Kevin Rudolf’s debut album “In The City” and has co-written songs with Danny O’Donoghue, lead singer of Irish SuperGroup “The Script”.
As a writer and performer, Cheri Moon made a huge impact on the UK music Scene in 2010 with Three Smash hits in the Clubs. “Ships in the Night” which reached #4 on the Music Week (MW) Club Charts, "House Arrest" which Reached #1 on the DMC World Charts and #2 on the MW Club and Commercial Charts, and “One More Crazy Summer” which reached #2 on the MW Club Charts… “One More Crazy Summer” was licensed by EMI for France and Top Dance Label "Black Hole Recordings" for the world.
Cheri is also a highly regarded Artist in the Family Music Community, known for her Enchanting Children's Songs released under the artist name "SNOOKNUK" . In February 2021 Cheri, performing as Snooknuk featured on the Song "Black Women in History" Which reached #1 on the Sirius Radio Kids Music Charts.
Cheri has recently acted in a number of independent movies including 'Passenger C" a true story written and directed by Cassian Elwes (Producer of Lee Daniels' United States Vs Billie Holiday)
"Cheri's vocals are
powerful yet possess a smooth tone!"