MTV PUSH Artist Of The Week: Dev

She's an MC, she's a vocalist, she's a mom and she's just a really cool lady. California native Dev (born Devin Tailes) is kind of hard to define, and we're pretty sure that's the way she likes it. You already know her voice -- Far East Movement's 2010 mega smash "Like A G6" samples Dev's "Booty Bounce." She's the reason y'all felt so fly sippin' your sizzurp that summer. Respect.

But this gal ain't stopping at one successful sample -- after her first official single "Bass Down Low" had a strong showing on the Billboard Hot 100 chart after its November 2010 release, Dev released her debut album, The Night The Sun Came Up, in the U.K. in 2011. But 2012 marks the U.S. release (March 27 to be specific) -- fans will recognize the car bumpin' "In My Trunk" and the sparse, downtempo "Take Her From You."

We spent some time with Dev during her mtvU Woodies Awards Festival performance recently, and she gave Snooki some great mom-to-be advice. Now we've got more video interviews with the "Kiss My Lips" singer, and she's opening up about her career, her "sensitive side" and her musical friends, who include Enrique Iglesias (her costar in her upcoming video "Naked") and Timbaland, who Dev had a great time with in the studio: "The vibe was just really cool, and it wasn't anything too weird or awkward." Now you know: Timbaland -- not a weirdo.

Watch more videos, interviews and performances from Dev below and after the jump. Also be sure to check out MTV's GYT campaign who partnered with Dev to spread awareness of knowing yourself and your STD status.

+ Dev on her career

+ Dev on her album release

+ Dev on her sensitive side

+ Dev on being a mom

+ Dev on making musical friends

+ Dev, "Lightspeed (Live)"

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