Flo Rida


Flo Rida

Infobox musical artist
Name = Flo Rida



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Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Tramar Dillard
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Origin = Miami, Florida
Occupation = Rapper
Years_active = 2002-present
Label = Poe Boy/Atlantic
Associated_acts = Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, Brisco, T-Pain, Michelle Williams, Trina, Lil Wayne, Trick Daddy, Timbaland, Birdman, Plies, Yung Joc, will-i-am
URL = [http://www.officialflo.com www.officialflo.com]

Tramar Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American rapper. He is best known for his single "Low", which song spent 10 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Career

Dillard signed with Poe Boy in 2007, and began affiliating himself with other Florida rappers, such as Rick Ross, Trina, and Trick Daddy. A promotional street single entitled "Birthday", featuring Rick Ross, was his first significant release. He would make his mainstream debut with the song "Bitch I'm from Dade County" on DJ Khaled's album "We the Best".cite web |url=http://wc07.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:fpfexqwrldke~T1 |title=Flo Rida: Biography |accessdate=2007-12-19 |last=Kellman |first=Andy |year=2007 |work=All Music Guide]

Flo Rida received worldwide acclaim and popularity due to the chart-topping success of his first single, "Low". It was his first official single from his debut album "Mail On Sunday" and the first single off the movie soundtrack from "Step Up 2 The Streets". The song remained #1 on the Billboard 100 for 10 weeks. "Elevator", featuring Timbaland, became his second official single. It received early airplay on urban and pop radio stations climbed to #16 on the Billboard 100. His third single is "In the Ayer", featuring will.i.am.

In June 2008, Michelle Williams released "We Break the Dawn" featuring Flo Rida. The song is currently climbing the Hot Dance Club Play, US Billboard Hot Dance Airplay and US Billboard Hot Singles Sales charts.

Dillard performed at the 2008 MMVAs (MuchMusic Video Awards). [cite web|title=Flo Rida|url=http://www.muchmusic.com/events/mmva08/show/guests.aspx#florida|publisher=MuchMusic|accessdate=2008-06-14]

He also recently featured on a track by Australian recording artist, Jessica Mauboy. The track, "Running Back", was released digitally by Sony BMG on September 23, 2008.

Discography

Albums

Awards/Nominations

*MuchMusic Video Awards
**2008, Best International Video - Artist "Low" (Nominated)

*BET Awards
**2008, Best New Artist (Nominated)
**2008, Best Collaboration: "Low" with T-Pain (Nominated)

*BET Hip Hop Awards
**2008, Best Ringtone "Low" with T-Pain (Nominated)
**2008, Best Hip Hop Collabo: "Low" with T-Pain (Nominated)
**2008, Rookie of the Year (Nominated)

*Teen Choice Awards
**2008, Choice Music: Hook-Up - "Low" ft. T-Pain (Nominated)
**2008, Choice Music: Rap Artist (Nominated)
**2008, Choice Music: Breakout Artist (Nominated)

*MTV Video Music Awards
**2008, Best Male Video - "Low" ft. T-Pain (Nominated)
**2008, Best Hip Hop Video - "Low" ft. T-Pain (Nominated)

External links

* [http://www.officialflo.com Official site]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/user/officialflo Flo Rida] at YouTube
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* at LyricWiki
* [http://illroots.com/2008/02/12/featured-flo-rida/ Interview with illRoots]


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