Demetria Dyan McKinney is known for her work as on the TBS comedy sitcom Tyler Perry's House of Payne. She was nominated for a 2009 National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) Vision Award for Best Performance in a Comedy, in recognition of her work on House of Payne. McKinney has been a guest star on The Real Housewives of Atlanta airing on Bravo in its 7th season premiere. McKinney was in Bounce TV, Saints & Sinners seasons 1-2. In October 2017, McKinney released her first studio debut album titled Officially Yours on record label Entertainment One Music.