Freaky Tah

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Freaky Tah
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Freaky Tah
Background information
Birth nameRaymond Rogers
Born(1971-05-14)May 14, 1971
Queens, New York
DiedMarch 28, 1999(1999-03-28) (aged 27)
Queens, New York
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Rapper
Years active1994–1999
LabelsUniversal Records
Associated actsThe Lost Boyz

Tahliq Raymond Rogers (May 14, 1971 – March 28, 1999),[1] better known as Freaky Tah, was an MC, hype man and promoter. Freaky Tah was a member of a hip hop group called the Lost Boyz, together with Mr. Cheeks, DJ Spigg Nice, and Pretty Lou.[2][3]

Death[edit]

On the night of March 28, 1999, after leaving Mr. Cheeks birthday party with a friend Thomas Roman of Boston Massachusetts, Rogers was fatally shot by Kelvin Jones[4] while he was going towards the exit of Sheraton Hotel in Queens, New York. It was a case of mistaken identity. He was pronounced dead at the nearby Jamaica Hospital.[5] The getaway driver, Raheem Fletcher, was sentenced to seven years in prison. Jones pleaded guilty to murder.[6] Rogers was 27 at the time of his death.

Discography[edit]

With The Lost Boyz[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US US R&B
Legal Drug Money
  • Released: June 4, 1996
  • Label: Uptown
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
6 1
Love, Peace & Nappiness
  • Released: June 17, 1997
  • Label: Uptown
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
9 2
LB IV Life
  • Released: September 28, 1999
  • Label: Uptown
  • Format: CD, cassette, digital download, LP
32 8

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R.I.P. Raymond "Freaky Tah" Rogers (May 14, 1971 – March 28, 1999), 2dopeboyz, March 28, 2010
  2. ^ The Lost Boyz at Allmusic
  3. ^ Freaky Tah at Allmusic
  4. ^ Freaky Tah One of Three Killed in Feud, Police Say VH1, April 9, 1999
  5. ^ "Member of Lost Boyz Hip-Hop Group Slain", The New York Times, March 29, 1999
  6. ^ "Shooter Pleads Guilty in Murder of Lost Boyz's Freaky Tah", MTV, July 17, 2001
  7. ^ a b "RIAA – Searchable Database: Lost Boyz". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved March 12, 2012.

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