A Different Me is Cole's third album, released in 2008.
The album debuted and peaked at number nine on the Billboard 200, with first week sales of 129,000.
The fourth single, "Love" was released on January 6, 2006 and reached 19 on the Hot 100 and number three on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
It has been certified platinum by the RIAA and is regarded as Cole's "breakthrough single". She was featured on the single "Last Night" by Diddy from his album Press Play which also ended up being on her second LP.
Along with her music, Cole has ventured into reality television.
She signed to a reality/documentary series Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is which aired on BET from 2006 until 2008, giving viewers a closer look into Cole's career and family life with her biological mother and sister.
After listening to an unfinished version of her single "Love", which would eventually become her first platinum single, he signed her and began mentoring her.On November 9, 2004, Cole released her first single from "The Way It Is" entitled "I Changed My Mind" featuring Kanye West.The radio remix, featuring rapper Shyne reached #71 in the US.Cole moved to Los Angeles at 18 to pursue a music career.During this time, Cole collaborated with artists from her native Bay Area, among them D'Wayne Wiggings of Tony Toni Tone and Messy Marv.