In 1988, Alaine appeared in movie Clara's Heart alongside Whoopi Goldberg. Through the late 1990s and early 2000s,
Alaine Laughton, known by her first name, is a reggae singer and songwriter. She was born in New Jersey, but moved to Jamaica at the age of three.
Alaine lived in the United States and did songwriting and singing back up for Rocafella artists such as Cam'ron and Freeway.
She moved back to Jamaica in the summer of 2004 to focus on her own music after working as an investment banker for JPMorgan Chase. Alaine later met with Craig "Serani" Marsh of DASECA, and started working with him. Their immediate chemistry provided Alaine with her first song on the radio within days of her arrival back to Jamaica.
In 2005 single "No Ordinary Love" on Don Corleon's Seasons Riddim (Sean Paul, T.O.K.) was a breakthrough single in the reggae scene, and Alaine was quickly praised for her special talents.