Billy Lawrence (born May 3, 1972, in Boca Raton, FL) is an American R&B/soul singer-songwriter, record producer and arranger. In 1992, Lawrence made her start in the music industry as a background singer for Jamaican singer Jimmy Cliff. Not long after she was signed to Eastwest Records when she recorded her debut One Might Say in 1994. The album was a mixture of R&B, soul, rock, contemporary jazz, and New Jack-hip hop. She was also featured on the song "Freedom" on Mario Van Peebles' Panther soundtrack in 1995.