MC Trouble

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MC Trouble
Birth name LaTasha Sheron Rogers
Born (1970-07-30)July 30, 1970
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died June 4, 1991(1991-06-04) (aged 20)
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 1987–1991
Labels Motown
Associated acts The Boys, The Good Girls, Queen Latifah, Johnny Gill, A Tribe Called Quest, Today, Teddy Riley

LaTasha Sheron Rogers (July 30, 1970 – June 4, 1991), better known as MC Trouble, was a rap artist, and the first female rapper signed to Motown Records.

MC Trouble had a minor hit with the song "(I Wanna) Make You Mine" featuring The Good Girls, released May 25, 1990. "Make You Mine" peaked at number 15 on Billboard magazine's Hot Rap Singles chart.[1] The title track of her debut album Gotta Get a Grip was released as the second single on September 14, 1990. Gotta Get a Grip was a mix of hardcore rap and more commercial R&B.[2]

Illness and death[edit]

Rogers was born with epilepsy and received daily treatment to prevent seizures; in 1991, she was in production of her second album when she died in her sleep on June 4, 1991, while at the home of a friend in Los Angeles shortly after suffering an epileptic seizure that resulted in heart failure.

Legacy[edit]

The posthumous single "Big Ole Jazz" was released in 1992 and appeared on the House Party 2 soundtrack resulted in a second and final hit on the Billboard Rap Singles chart.

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MC Trouble Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2008-06-14. 
  2. ^ Gotta Get A Grip Review at AllMusic

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