|Birth name||Tracy Lamar Davis|
|Also known as||Tray Dee, Big Tray Deee|
April 27, 1966 |
Natchez, Mississippi, US
|Origin||Long Beach, California, U.S.|
|Genres||West Coast hip hop
|Labels||Death Row (1994–1998)
|Associated acts||Tha Eastsidaz, LBC Crew, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, Killafornia Organization|
Tracy Lamar Davis (born April 27, 1966), better known by his stage name Tray Deee, is an American rapper who was once signed to Death Row Records and later signed with Snoop Dogg's label Dogghouse Records.
He joined the Platinum-selling group Tha Eastsidaz, which consisted of himself, Snoop Dogg and Goldie Loc. Simultaneously and after the Eastsidaz project he was affiliated with car club-street Band, the IV Life Family and their related record label IV Life Records, that later signed him.
Upon his release from prison in March 2014, Tray Deee plans to release his debut solo album, following a series of mixtapes. In April, he will reunite with Goldie Loc to perform at "Krush Groove 2014" at Save Mart Center in Fresno, California on April 18, 2014 and The Forum in Inglewoodon April 19, 2014.
Before becoming a rapper, Davis was a member of the Insane Crips gang in Long Beach. On February 2, 2005, Tray Deee was sentenced to 12 years in prison for attempted murder, stemming from a 2003 incident in which he fired at rival gang members. He is currently imprisoned at California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo, California. He will be released from prison in March 2014.
- Killafornia Organization (1996) (with Killafornia Organization)
- Tha Eastsidaz (2000) (with Tha Eastsidaz)
- Duces 'n Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way (2001) (with Tha Eastsidaz)
- Haven't You Heard... (2011) (with LBC Crew)
- TBA (2014)
- The General's List (2002)
- Long Beach State of Mind Vol. I (2014)
- Long Beach State of Mind Vol. II (2014)
- Starbury, Allen (March 8, 2012). "Incarcerated Rapper Tray Deee Turns Author With New Book". Baller Status. Retrieved July 20, 2013.
- Torreano, Bradley. "Big Tray Deee – Biography". All Music. Retrieved July 21, 2013.
- Davis, Tracy Lamar (2013-03-10). "[...] Working on mixtape & will drop solo album soon after release.". Twitter. Retrieved 2013-12-21.
- Powers, Nat (2013-12-13). "Proud to say i'm now a part of @BIGTRAYDEEE 's debut album, which is coming soon. When he's released from Prison in 2014, the west is back.". Twitter. Retrieved 2013-12-21.
- Sanchez, Tim (2014-01-27). "Tray Dee and Goldie Loc To Reunite As KDAY’s Krush Groove Moves To The Forum!". AllHipHop.com. Retrieved 2014-01-29.
- SDC Kid. "Exclusive Interview with OG Big Tray Deee Pt. 1". Wrongking Worldwide. Retrieved 2013-12-20.
- Davis, Tracy Lamar (2013-12-13). "[...] Ima drop another single feat. B.I.G Petey,"Gunplay" for 2014 and then the whole thang in Feb-Mar.". Twitter. Retrieved 2013-12-20.
- Davis, Tracy Lamar (2013-10-05). "Late Fall 2013: Long Beach State of Mind. The Mixtape. LBSoM Compilation Album: Early 2014 ITS ON!!!". Twitter. Retrieved 2013-12-20.
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