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Flo Rida Biography

Flo Rida (born Tramar Dillard, 16.12.1979)

Flo Rida is an American rapper, previously a member of the 2 Live Crew

Flo Rida: Childhood & Early Career

Tramar Dillard was born in Carol City, Florida. Whilst he was a teenager, he performed with the hip-hop collective 2 Live Crew. Jodeci's DeVante Swing soon noticed Flo Rida's work with Fresh Kid Ice (also of 2 Live Crew) but none of the major labels were willing to offer them a record deal. As a result, Flo Rida enrolled in the University of Nevada, then Las Vegas and Barry University.

Following a phone call from Poe Boy Entertainment, Flo Rida returned home to Florida and signed a deal with them in 2007. He began to associate himself with Floridian rappers such as Trina, Trick Daddy and Rick Ross.

Flo Rida's debut single was a promotional release, featuring Rick Ross, named 'Birthday'. His first widespread release was the track 'Bitch, I'm From Dade County', on DJ Khaled's We the Best album. The album also featured Dre and Brisco.

Flo Rida: Music Career

In 2008, Flo Rida released his debut album, Mail On Sunday. The debut single, 'Low' featured T-Pain and was a huge commercial success. The track was also featured on the soundtrack to Step Up 2 The Streets. Another single, 'Elevator', featured the renowned hip-hop producer Timbaland, whilst will.i.am from Black Eyed Peas featured on 'In The Ayer'. The final track from the album was 'Roll' and featured Sean Kingston.

Flo Rida also appeared on tracks by a number of different artists, including 'We Break The Dawn' by Michelle Williams and a remix of Madonna's '4 Minutes'. He also appeared on albums by DJ Khaled (We Global) and Ace Hood (Gutta).

Flo Rida started to record his second album less than a year after the release of Mail On Sunday. R.O.O.T.S., the name of the second album stands for Route Of Overcoming The Struggle. Released in March 2009, the album features production from the likes of Dr. Luke and DJ Montay. The lead single from the album, 'Right Round' became Flo Rida's second number one single.

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The Latest Flo Rida News

Roselyn Sanchez Records Duet With Flo Rida

17th April 2014

Actress/singer Roselyn Sanchez is planning a chart return after teaming up with rapper Flo Rida for her first single in...

Flo Rida Settles Tax Debt

15th April 2014

Rapper Flo Rida has settled a $1.2 million (£750,000) tax debt.The Wild Ones hitmaker, real name Tramar Dillard, was previously...

Flo Rida Requesting Dna Test To Determine Unborn Child's Paternity

31st March 2014

Rapper Flo Rida is demanding a Dna test to determine if he is the father of a glamour model's unborn...

Flo Rida Ordered To Pay In Security Lawsuit

12th February 2014

Flo Rida has been ordered to pay a security company $31,258.The 'Whistle' rapper, real name Tramar Lacel Dillard, was sued...

Flo Rida Loses Lawsuit Over High-tech Home Alarm System

12th February 2014

Rapper Flo Rida has been ordered to pay up in a legal battle over the costs of his home alarm...

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Flo Rida Reviews

Flo Rida - Only One Flo - Part 1 Album Review

15th March 2011

Flo Rida is back and still in popular demand. His commercial style of hip hop...

Flo Rida - R.O.O.T.S Album Review

11th May 2009

Review of Flo Rida's album R.O.O.T.SFlo Rida is back with second album R.O.O.T.S that has...

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Flo Rida Festivals

Wireless Festival

4th July 2014

Radio 1 Big Weekend

24th May 2014

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