Lady Luck (rapper)

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Lady Luck
Lady Luck march 2012.JPG
Lady Luck in March 2012
Background information
Birth name Shanell Jones
Born August 30, 1983 (age 35)
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper, songwriter
Years active 1999-present
Labels Universal, Def Jam, The Greatest Entertainment

Shanell Jones (born August 30, 1983), better known by her stage name Lady Luck, is an American hip hop rapper from Englewood, New Jersey.

Luck signed a five-album record deal with Def Jam worth between half a million and a million dollars at the age of 17 on the strength of several freestyles that she did for New York radio station WQHT-FM.[1] Luck was the subject of a feature in The New Yorker and a series of articles in The Source, which ran monthly installments on her career.[1][2]

Lady Luck was featured in the 2000 documentary film of Jay-Z's 1999 tour, Backstage.[3]

She is currently a cast member on the reality show First Family of HipHop & engaged to Entrepreneur Somaya Reece.

Discography[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

Title Album details
The Facelift
  • Released: May 15, 2017
  • Label: Lady Luck
  • Format: Digital download
Are We There Yet
  • Released: June 7, 2011
  • Label: Self released
  • Format: Digital download

Singles[edit]

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US US
R&B
US
Rap
AUS FRA GER NL NZ SWI UK
[4]
"Symphony 2000"
(EPMD featuring Method Man, Redman and Lady Luck)
1999 62 28 Out of Business
"Simon Says (Remix)"
(Pharoahe Monch featuring Busta Rhymes, Redman, Lady Luck and Shabaam Sahdeeq
Internal Affairs
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 First Family of Hip Hop Herself

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Samuels, David (1999) "Hip-Hop High", The New Yorker, October 18, 1999
  2. ^ Special Projects: A great day in Newark: Who's Who, NJ.com
  3. ^ BBC2 programme listings, BBC, retrieved 23 September 2008
  4. ^ "Chart Log UK: M - My Vitriol". Retrieved 7 July 2016. 

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