Later in the year, a second and final single, "Lucky Her", was released.In 2008, under a new label, Global Music Group, Lil' Mo began work a new album, formerly titled Tattoos & Roses: The Rebellion Against My Pain.She was then shuffled to Cash Money Records to record a follow-up.In July 2004, Lil' Mo began recording material for her third album, Syndicated: The Lil' Mo Hour.By fall 1998, Elektra Records had serviced Mo's debut single, "5 Minutes" to radio airwaves as the original lead single for both the Why Do Fools Fall in Love soundtrack and Mo's debut.By late 1999, Mo would go on to gain further exposure for her appearance on Ol' Dirty Bastard's "Good Morning Heartache" and Missy Elliott's record-breaking "Hot Boyz".Under the wing of Elliott, Lil' Mo would land a contract deal with Elektra Records and release charting singles of her own, including "Ta Da", "Superwoman Pt.II", "4Ever", "Hot Girls", and her debut single "5 Minutes".
That same year, Mo began work on her second album, Meet the Girl Next Door.
In early 1998, while submitting demo material to future-labelmate Nicole Wray's 1998 debut album, Make It Hot, Lil' Mo received a call-back from Merlin Bobb, who later connected her to Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott.
Upon her arrival, Mo landed a contract deal with Elektra and began working closely with Elliott throughout the early course of her career.
Mo revealed to Billboard magazine that she was going to purposely use a different sound for the effort in hopes of convincing the public to overlook her credibility for "Superwoman Pt. The former being the only successful, alongside being granted a music video release.
On April 29, 2003, Meet the Girl Next Door was released to favorable reviews and mild charting on Billboard 200.