Feloni

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This article is about the rapper. For the crime, see Felony.
Feloni
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Feloni in 2006
Background information
Birth name Trish Best
Born Detroit, Michigan
Genres hip hop, rap, southern rap, alternative
Occupations Rapper, Songwriter, Music Producer
Years active 2005–present
Labels Trak Diamond Records (2005–present)
Notable instruments
Keyboards, drum machines, samplers

Trish Best, known by her stage name Feloni, is an African-American rapper from Detroit, Michigan. Her coming out as lesbian was featured on MTV's LOGO documentary show Coming Out Stories.[1]

Musical influences[edit]

Nina Simone, The Beatles, The Sugarhill Gang, Grand Master Flash, Run DMC, Monie Love, MC Lyte, Lil' Kim, Queen Latifah, Salt-N-Pepa, DJ Spinderella, Meshell Ndegeocello, Lauryn Hill, Tupac Shakur, Da Brat, and Jay-Z.

Honors[edit]

  • Winner of Broadjam's February 2007 Rap Lyric Contest[2]
  • Nominated for Best Rapper of 2007 by the Los Angeles Music Awards[3]

Discography[edit]

  • A Woman's Revenge (2007) Feloni's Debut Album.[4]
  • Girl Thing feat Feloni (2008) Collaboration with Lori Michaels on Album Living My Life Out Loud.[5]
  • I Ain't Scared of U (2010) Feloni's Single.[6]
  • "Blame it on Nothin (anti-drunk driving song)" (2013) Feloni's Single.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coming Out Stories: Episode 8 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. Logoonline.com. Retrieved on 2011-08-28.
  2. ^ "Artist Spotlight: February Contest Winners". Broadjam.com. 2007. Retrieved 2010-01-19. 
  3. ^ "The Los Angeles Music Awards". 2007. Archived from the original on 2008-02-13. Retrieved 2008-02-10. 
  4. ^ Feloni's Debut Album. iTunes.apple.com (2007-01-30). Retrieved on 2011-08-28.
  5. ^ [1]. iTunes.apple.com (2008-07-08). Retrieved on 2011-10-26.
  6. ^ Feloni's Single. iTunes.apple.com (2010-08-07). Retrieved on 2011-10-20.
  7. ^ Feloni's Single. iTunes.apple.com (2013-03-13). Retrieved on 2013-05-26.

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