Flo Rida in Sydney on April 12, 2012
|Birth name||Tramar Lacel Dillard|
|Born||September 17, 1979|
Carol City, Florida, U.S.
Tramar Lacel Dillard (born September 16, 1979), /
Carol City is a neighborhood in Miami Gardens, Florida, United States. The population was 61,233 at the 2010 census.
"Low" is the debut single by American rapper Flo Rida, featured on his debut studio album Mail on Sunday and also featured on the soundtrack to the 2008 film Step Up 2: The Streets. The song features and was co-written by fellow American rapper T-Pain. There is also a remix in which the hook is sung by Nelly rather than T-Pain. An official remix was made which features Pitbull and T-Pain. With its catchy, up-tempo and club-oriented Southern hip hop rhythms, the song peaked at the summit of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
Flo Rida's debut studio album, 2008's Mail on Sunday , reached number four in the US. The album was succeeded by R.O.O.T.S. , the next year. His subsequent albums, 2010's Only One Flo (Part 1) and 2012's Wild Ones , also charted on the US Billboard 200 chart. Flo Rida has sold over 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists.His catalog includes the international hit singles "Right Round", "Club Can't Handle Me", "Good Feeling", "Wild Ones", "Whistle", "I Cry", "G.D.F.R." and "My House".
Mail on Sunday is the debut studio album by American hip hop artist Flo Rida, and was released on March 18, 2008 under Atlantic, and Poe Boy Entertainment. It spawned three singles; the first, "Low" was number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 for 10 weeks. The second, and third singles, "Elevator", and "In the Ayer", were successful as well, being top 20 hits. "Roll" featuring Sean Kingston was not an official single, but it managed to peak at number 59 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and number 43 on the Canadian Hot 100 due to digital sales in both countries.
R.O.O.T.S. is the second studio album by American rapper Flo Rida. It was released on March 31, 2009.
Only One Flo is the third studio album by American hip hop artist Flo Rida, which was released on November 30, 2010, through Atlantic Records, and his own label Poe Boy Entertainment. The album was preceded by the singles "Club Can't Handle Me", and "Turn Around " which were released in June and November 2010, respectively. The album received mixed reviews from critics, and peaked at number 107 on the Billboard 200, selling 11,000 copies in its first week in the US. It is currently his least successful release. It is also considerably short for a studio album, with 8 tracks which total up to less than 30 minutes.
Tramar Lacel Dillard was born in Carol City, Florida, on September 17, 1979.His parents raised him together with his seven sisters, the youngest of whom is his twin. Some of his sisters would sing in a local gospel group. His brother-in-law was a hype man for local rap group 2 Live Crew, and while in ninth grade, Flo Rida joined an amateur rap group called the GroundHoggz. The GroundHoggz had been a three-man group, with members who lived in the same apartment complex as Flo Rida. They started recording at underground studios in Carver Ranches. The GroundHoggz, in this four-man incarnation, remained together for eight years. Early on in his career one of his sisters, Julia passed away due to bronchitis. Her death greatly affected Dillard and his career, with him telling MTV "I was very close to her, and I told myself that I was going to do this for my sister."
A hype man/hype gall, in hip hop music and rapping, is a backup rapper and/or singer who supports the primary rappers with exclamations and interjections and who attempts to increase the audience's excitement with call-and-response chants. Music writer Mickey Hess expands the term as follows: "a hype man is a figure who plays a central but supporting role within a group, making his own interventions, generally aimed at hyping up the crowd while also drawing attention to the words of the MC".
The 2 Live Crew is an American Rap group from Miami, Florida. They caused considerable controversy with the sexual themes in their work, particularly on their 1989 album As Nasty As They Wanna Be.
Carver Ranches was a census-designated place (CDP) in Broward County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,299 at the 2000 census.
While performing, Fresh Kid Ice of 2 Live Crew took notice and asked him to be his hype man, and shortly after he took him for a show in Hawaii.They developed a long lasting friendship; Flo Rida considers this period as his schooling. He would often bring his group around when performing with him. They were eventually all invited as featured guests on Fresh Kid Ice's fourth album Freaky Chinese (2004).
Christopher Wong Won, known by his stage names Fresh Kid Ice and The Chinaman, was an American hip hop, Miami bass recording artist and an Asian hip hop pioneer. He was a founding member of the best selling rap group 2 Live Crew known for their considerable controversy with the sexual themes in their work, particularly on their album As Nasty As They Wanna Be which led to a famous legal case. Fresh Kid Ice was the only 2 Live Crew member to appear on all albums, and was the first prominent Asian rapper. In many of his raps, he gave himself the nickname Chinaman.
Flo Rida's work with 2 Live Crew member Fresh Kid Ice, attracted the attention of DeVante Swing, a member of the band Jodeci. However, he was rejected by several of the major labels, so he sought many other jobs outside of music.After graduating from high school in 1998, he studied international business management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for two months and attended Barry University for two months. He returned to Florida to continue pursuing his music career after receiving a phone call from a representative of the independent label Poe Boy Entertainment.
Donald Earle DeGrate Jr., better known by his stage name DeVanté Swing, is an American record producer, singer, rapper and songwriter.
Jodeci is an American R&B quartet with members DeVante Swing, Mr. Dalvin, K-Ci, and JoJo. Formed in 1989 in Charlotte, North Carolina, Jodeci's members began their musical careers as two duos of brothers and, after years of limited success, joined forces. After signing with Uptown Records in 1991, the group began to work on their debut album, Forever My Lady, which brought them mainstream success with the Billboard Hot 100 single "Come and Talk to Me" and the album's titular track.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public research university in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada. The 332-acre (134 ha) campus is about 1.6 mi (2.6 km) east of the Las Vegas Strip. The university includes the Shadow Lane Campus, just east of the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, which houses the School of Dental Medicine— the only dental school in Nevada. In addition, UNLV's law school, the William S. Boyd School of Law, is also the only law school in the state.
Flo Rida signed with Hot Boyz, in 2000 and with Poe Boy, in 2004 and began affiliating himself for Cash Money with other Southern hip hop artists, such as Rick Ross, Trina, T-Pain, and Trick Daddy. A promotional single entitled "Birthday", featuring Rick Ross, was his first significant release. He made his debut guest appearance with the song "Bitch I'm From Dade County" on DJ Khaled's album We the Best (2007), which also features Trick Daddy, Trina, Rick Ross, Brisco, C-Ride, and Dre.
The Hot Boys is an American Hip Hop group formed in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1997. The group is made up of Lil Wayne, Juvenile, B.G. and Turk.
Cash Money Records is an American record label founded by two brothers, Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams. The label is distributed by Republic Records, which used to be Universal Republic. The label itself has been home to a roster of hip hop artists that includes Drake and Nicki Minaj, which has led to Cash Money to becoming one of the most successful record labels in hip-hop history. Despite the success of the label, however, of the 22 artists signed in it's history, only 6 of them are female. Chanel West coast, a member of Cash Money, even expressed her concern for this male-female ratio in an interview by saying, "I think hip-hop doesn't give women as much of a chance as it gives guys."
Southern hip hop, also known as Southern rap, South Coast hip hop, or Dirty South, is a blanket term for a regional genre of American hip hop music that emerged in the Southern United States, especially in Atlanta, New Orleans, Houston, Memphis, and Miami—the five of which constitute the "Southern Network" in rap music.
Flo Rida's debut album, Mail on Sunday , was released in March 2008. The first single was "Low", featuring T-Pain, which was also included in the soundtrack to the movie Step Up 2: The Streets . "Low" reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart."Elevator", featuring Timbaland, "In the Ayer" featuring will.i.am, and "Roll" featuring Sean Kingston followed, and both charted on the Hot 100 and other charts.
In addition to T-Pain, there were many featured guests throughout Mail on Sunday. Timbaland, who produced the second single "Elevator", is also featured on the track. Rick Ross, and Trey Songz made appearances as well.Lil Wayne appeared on the track "American Superstar", while Sean Kingston appeared on the J. R. Rotem-produced "Roll", which was co-written by Compton rapper Spitfiya. Various other guests include Birdman, Brisco, and Yung Joc.
"Money Right", featuring Brisco and Rick Ross, was scheduled to be the fourth single, but this was canceled due to the upcoming release of Flo Rida's second studio album, R.O.O.T.S. His second collaboration with T-Pain, "I Bet", as well as his collaboration with Trina, named "Bout It", both did not make the final track list, but were recorded.
After the success of Mail on Sunday, Flo Rida made guest performances on other R&B, rap, and pop singles, including "Move Shake Drop" by DJ Laz, "We Break the Dawn" by Michelle Williams, the remix of "4 Minutes" by Madonna, "Running Back" by Australian R&B singer Jessica Mauboy, "Feel It" by DJ Felli Fel, and the remix of "Speedin'" by Rick Ross. During the summer of 2008, he did live performances on the Fox dance competition program So You Think You Can Dance in the USand 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards in Canada. He appeared on the albums We Global by DJ Khaled, Gutta by Ace Hood, and The Fame by Lady Gaga, among others.
Flo Rida began recording his second album, R.O.O.T.S. , 9 months after Mail On Sunday. The album was released on March 31, 2009.The first single, "Right Round" featuring Kesha, was released for airplay in January 2009. "Right Round" jumped from number 58 to the top spot in one week in late February. The song broke a record for the most digital one week sales in the US, with 636,000, beating the previous record he had set himself with "Low". "Right Round" sampled "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)", a 1985 hit by Dead or Alive. The second official single was "Sugar", which featured R&B singer Wynter Gordon. The song reached No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Jump", featuring singer Nelly Furtado, was the third official single and was released on July 27, 2009 in the UK, and July 28, 2009 worldwide. "Be on You", featuring singer Ne-Yo, was the album's fourth official single, released on October 6, 2009. Both songs charted in the top 100 in various countries. "Available", featuring Akon, was going to be released on iTunes but was cancelled. A music video was, however, shot in mid-2009. R.O.O.T.S. debuted at number eight on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 55,000 copies in its first week. As of August, 2009, the album has sold 223,000 copies in the United States, and 536,000 worldwide. By the end of 2009, the album sold 247,000 copies in the US, becoming the eighth best selling rap album of 2009.
Flo Rida made guest performances on "Feel It" by DJ Felli Fel, "Starstruck" by Lady Gaga, and "Feel It" by Three 6 Mafia. "Bad Boys", the first single by winner of British reality show The X Factor Alexandra Burke that featured Flo Rida, debuted at No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart in October.
Flo Rida's third album Only One Flo (Part 1) was released on November 24, 2010. In March 2010, Flo Rida announced on Twitter that the album would be titled The Only One.Billboard reported that The Only One was to be a double album. A promo single, titled "Zoosk Girl", which features T-Pain, was released on the internet, though the song is not featured on the album, the single does have its own music video. On June 28, 2010, Flo Rida released the song "Club Can't Handle Me" featuring David Guetta, which was stated to be the official first single for the album. The song was also featured in the Step Up 3D soundtrack. On November 2, 2010, "Come with Me" was released as the first promo single for the album, along with "Puzzle", produced, and featuring by Electrixx, which is not featured on the album. On November 16, 2010, "Turn Around (5, 4, 3, 2, 1)" was released as the second official promo single for the album via the iTunes Store. It debuted on the Australian Singles Chart at number thirty-four on November 29, 2010. After the release of the album in the UK, "Who Dat Girl" started to receive a strong number of downloads, thus causing it to debut at number 136 on the UK Singles Chart and chart at a current peak of number thirty-one on the UK R&B Chart. "Why You Up In Here" was released as the fourth single, and third promo single, on May 11, 2011. The song features Ludacris, Gucci Mane, and Git Fresh.
Flo Rida also made guest appearances on "iYiYi", a song by Australian teen singer Cody Simpson, and on the song "Out My Video" by Bulgarian singer LiLana. Flo Rida collaborated with UK girl group The Saturdays, recording a new version of their single, "Higher".
In December 2010, Flo Rida created his own label, International Music Group, inspired by Nicki Minaj's signing with Lil Wayne's. He has signed an 18-year-old rapper, Briannaand Git Fresh to International.
Flo Rida's fourth album, Wild Ones (originally titled Only One Rida (Part 2)) was released in July 2012. Its debut single was "Good Feeling", released on August 29, 2011.The song samples Etta James' 1962 song, "Something's Got a Hold on Me". Following the death of Etta James on January 20, 2012, Flo Rida dedicated the song in her memory. The song peaked at No. 3 in the United States, and topped the charts in Austria, Germany, Scotland, and the UK. It reached the top five in nine other countries.
In December 2012 Flo Rida met Emma Hamilton who worked for Emirates Airline as Cabin Crew. They dated on and off for 4 months but things fizzled out when distance became an issue.[ citation needed ]
The next two singles from the album were the title track, "Wild Ones", released in December 2011, and "Whistle", released April 2012. "Wild Ones" reached #1 in various countries, and hit #5 in the US, while "Whistle" reached #1 in 20 countries, including the United States.
On April 1, 2012, Flo Rida appeared at WWE's WrestleMania XXVIII in a segment with Heath Slater, Curt Hawkins, and Tyler Reks, in which Slater called Flo Rida "Florida" and the rapper shoved him into a wall. Later that night, he performed "Wild Ones" and "Good Feeling" before Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson came out for his match against John Cena.An exclusive Australian EP entitled Good Feeling was released in Australia on April 6, which contains six of his biggest hits and two remixes. It debuted at No. 21 on the Australian ARIA Albums Chart On May 22, 2012, Flo Rida performed and closed the show at the first Q102 Springle Ball Concert, and the following day he performed "Goin' In" with Jennifer Lopez on the America Idol finale.
On September 13, Flo Rida performed his new single " I Cry " on America's Got Talent .In an interview with New York Music News, Flo Rida said he is currently recording his next album and that he has finished shooting the music video for "Let It Roll". On December 9, he performed "Let it Roll" and "Wild Ones" at the 2012 edition of WWE's Tribute to the Troops. In November 2012, he collaborated with Olly Murs for his song "Troublemaker".
In June 2013, Flo Rida collaborated with Marc Mysterio on the song "Booty on the Floor" to benefit the families and victims of the Boston Marathon bombing via One Fund Boston.
On September 29, 2014 (October 21 in the U.S) Flo Rida released the lead single from his EP My House (2015) titled "G.D.F.R." featuring Sage the Gemini. The song became his tenth top 10 hit in the United States, peaking at number 8 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart and at number 3 in the US Top 100 chart on iTunes.
In the meantime the rapper joined Nickelback's "Got Me Runnin' Round" single, featured in their album "No Fixed Address".Flo Rida was also featured in Jeremih's track " Tonight Belongs to U! ".
On June 19, 2015 Flo Rida released the second single from his EP: " I Don't Like It, I Love It " featuring Robin Thicke and Verdine White. The single reached the No. 43 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.On October 15, 2015 the title track My House was released as a single and became an international success, peaking at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 2016.
Ended the EP's promotion, on December, 2015 Flo Rida released the single "Dirty Mind", featuring Sam Martin.On February 26, 2016, Flo Rida released a standalone single "Hello Friday" featuring Jason Derulo, that peaked at number 79 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart. On March 24, 2016, he released the promotional single "Who's With Me". On May 20, 2016, Flo Rida released two singles: "Who Did You Love" featuring Arianna and "At Night" featuring Liz Elias and Akon. On July 29, 2016, Flo Rida released "Zillionaire", that was featured in the trailer for Masterminds.
On August 22, 2016 Flo Rida was featured on the Pitbull's single "Greenlight", included in Mr. Worldwide's tenth album " Climate Change ".
On December 16, 2016, Flo Rida's track "Cake" featuring Bay Area rap duo 99 Percent was included in Atlantic's "This Is a Challenge" dance compilation and later sent to top 40 radio February 28, 2017 as his new single. In July, 2017, he declared in an interview that his fifth album is still in the works and that it’s 70 percent finished. On November 17, 2017, Flo Rida released another single "Hola" featuring Colombian singer/songwriter Maluma. On March 2, 2018, Flo Rida released a new single titled "Dancer" followed shortly afterwards by the Just Dance 2019 featuring "Sweet Sensation". He also revealed through his Instagram on 27 August that new music was on the way "very soon" and that an album had been finished with a release planned in early 2019.
|2008||American Music Awards||Breakthrough Performer||Nominated|
|Favorite Male Hip-Hop Artist||Nominated|
|BET Awards||Best New Artist||Nominated|
|Best Collaboration ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|BET Hip Hop Awards||Ringtone of the Year ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|Rookie of the Year||Nominated|
|Best Hip-Hop Collabo ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|MuchMusic Video Awards||Best International Video ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|People's Choice Favorite International Video ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|MTV Video Music Awards||Best Hip-Hop Video ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|Best Male Video ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|Ozone Awards||Breakthrough Artist||Nominated|
|Club Banger of the Year ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice Breakout Artist||Nominated|
|Choice Rap Artist||Nominated|
|Choice Hook-Up ("Low" with T-Pain)||Won|
|2009||ARIA Music Awards||Breakthrough Artist Single ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy)||Nominated|
|Highest Selling Single ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy)||Won|
|APRA Awards||Urban Work of the Year ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy)||Won|
|Grammy Awards||Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|MTV Australia Awards||Best Video ("Low" with T-Pain)||Nominated|
|Best Collaboration ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy)||Nominated|
|MTV Video Music Awards||Best Hip-Hop Video ("Right Round")||Nominated|
|NT Indigenous Music Awards||Single Release of the Year ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy)||Won|
|People's Choice Awards||Favorite Hip-Hop Song ("Low" with T-Pain)||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Best Hip-Hop Rap Track ("Right Round")||Nominated|
|2010||APRA Awards||Urban Work of the Year ("Running Back" with Jessica Mauboy)||Nominated|
|Grammy Awards||Best Rap Album ( R.O.O.T.S. )||Nominated|
|Album of the Year ( The Fame as featured artist)||Nominated|
|Latin Billboard Music Awards||Crossover Artist Of The Year||Nominated|
|Crossover Artist of the Year, Solo||Nominated|
|People's Choice Awards||Hip-Hop Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|2012||Premios 40 Principales||Mejor Artista Internacional en Lengua No Española||Nominated|
|Mejor Álbum Internacional en Lengua No Española||Nominated|
|Teen Choice Awards||Single by Male Artist ("Good Feeling")||Nominated|
|R&B/Hip-Hop Song ("Wild Ones" with Sia)||Nominated|
|Music Star Male||Nominated|
|Billboard Music Award||Top Rap Song ("Good Feeling")||Nominated|
|International Dance Music Award||Best R & B/Urban Dance Track ("Good Feeling")||Nominated|
|Best Rap/Hip Hop Dance Track ("Good Feeling")||Nominated|
|MTV Europe Music Awards||Best Male||Nominated|
|Best World Stage Performance||Nominated|
|American Music Awards||Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist||Nominated|
|2013||Peoples Choice Awards||Favorite Hip-Hop Artist||Nominated|
|Grammy Awards||Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ("Wild Ones with Sia")||Nominated|
|NRJ Music Awards||International Male Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|International Dance Music Awards||Best Rap/Hip-Hop Dance Track ("Wild Ones")||Won|
|Billboard Latin Music Awards||Crossover Artist of the Year||Nominated|
|2013 Billboard Music Awards||Top 100 Artist||Nominated|
|Top Male Artist||Nominated|
|Top Digital Songs Artist||Nominated|
|Top Rap Artist||Nominated|
|Top Rap Song ("Wild Ones")||Nominated|
|Top Rap Song ("Whistle")||Nominated|
Faheem Rasheed Najm, better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. His debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga, was released in 2005. In 2007, T-Pain released his second album Epiphany, which reached number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. His third album, Thr33 Ringz, was released in 2008. T-Pain has also released a string of hit singles, including "I'm Sprung", "I'm 'n Luv ", "Buy U a Drank ", "Bartender", "Can't Believe It", "5 O'Clock" and more. T-Pain has earned two Grammy Awards, alongside artists Kanye West and Jamie Foxx respectively.
"Running Back" is the debut single by Australian R&B recording artist Jessica Mauboy, which features American rapper Flo Rida. It was written by Mauboy, Audius Mtawarira, and Sean Ray Mullins, and was produced by Audius. "Running Back" was released for digital download on 19 September 2008 as the lead single from Mauboy's debut studio album, Been Waiting. Mauboy felt "so excited and honoured" to work with Flo Rida, calling it a dream come true.
"Right Round" is a song performed by American rapper Flo Rida featuring guest vocals from American singer Kesha. It was released as the lead single from his second studio album, R.O.O.T.S. (2009). It was released to radio on January 27, 2009 and was digitally released on February 10 by Poe Boy Entertainment and Atlantic Records. The song heavily samples the chorus of the Dead or Alive song "You Spin Me Round " in its hook. According to one of the song's writers, the chorus refers to a stripper. Kesha contributed guest vocals to the song, but was uncredited in the United States and Canada during its run atop the charts.
"Sugar" is a song by American rapper Flo Rida, featuring American pop/dance singer Wynter Gordon. The song's chorus samples the song "Blue " by Italian electronic music group Eiffel 65. The song was written by Flo Rida, The Jackie Boyz, Jeffrey Jey, Maurizio Lobina, and Massimo Gabutti, and was produced by DJ Montay for Flo Rida's second album, R.O.O.T.S.. The song was released as the album's third official single in March 2009 as a digital download.
"Jump" is the fourth official single taken from Flo Rida's second album R.O.O.T.S. Nelly Furtado makes an appearance on the song with an upbeat hook. Flo-Rida said: "I used a whole different delivery on this one. We're talking about different situations to get people hype in the club. 'Jump!' Whether you're an athlete running in the stadium or you're in the club. Get hype!"
American rapper Flo Rida has released four studio albums, four extended plays, 36 singles as a lead artist, twelve promotional singles, and 24 music videos. Growing up in Florida, the state from which his name was derived, he was involved in a hip hop group in his teenage years. A solo demo recording initially met rejection from several label companies, but was eventually accepted by Poe Boy Entertainment, with whom Flo Rida was signed in 2006.
"iYiYi" is the debut single from Australian singer Cody Simpson. It is the lead single from Simpson's debut album 4 U and features American rapper Flo Rida and American producer DJ Frank E, who is not credited as a featured artist. All three artists co-wrote the song with Colby O'Donis & Bei Maejor, with production handled by DJ Frank E. It was released digitally worldwide on 1 June 2010.
"Club Can't Handle Me" is a song by American recording artist Flo Rida featuring French producer David Guetta and Nicole Scherzinger. It was released as a digital download on iTunes on June 28, 2010 as the lead single of the Step Up 3D soundtrack album and is also included on Flo Rida's third studio album, Only One Flo .
"Higher" is a song performed by British-Irish girl group The Saturdays taken from their debut extended play, Headlines!. Written by Ina Wroldsen and co-written & produced by Arnthor Birgisson, the song confirmed to be the EP's second single when it was released on 1 November 2010 by Fascination Records. In preparation for its release, the single was remixed to feature new vocals from American rapper Flo Rida after the rapper's single "Club Can't Handle Me" beat the group's previous single "Missing You" to number one; it was the second time they had lost the position to Flo Rida. Rochelle Wiseman jokingly said that the group would never get a number one until they collaborated with him.
"Where Them Girls At" is a song by French DJ and record producer David Guetta, featuring vocals from American rapper Flo Rida and Trinidadian rapper Nicki Minaj. The track was released on 2 May 2011, via Virgin Records, serving as the lead single from Guetta's fifth studio album, Nothing but the Beat. The track was written by Mike Caren, Jared Cotter, Rida, Guetta, Minaj, Juan and Oscar Silinas, Giorgio Tuinfort and Sandy Vee.
David Jamahl Listenbee, better known by his stage name GoonRock, is an American record producer, musician, singer, songwriter and rapper. Raised in Los Angeles, California, early in his career he focused on hip hop and sold beats to artists such as Dr. Dre, Ne-Yo, Kanye West, and Juvenile. He later began incorporating club music. GoonRock co-wrote and co-produced a number of songs on LMFAO's 2011 album Sorry for Party Rocking, including hit singles "Party Rock Anthem" and "Sexy and I Know It."
"Good Feeling" is a song by American rapper Flo Rida from his 2012 EP of the same name, also appearing on his fourth studio album, Wild Ones. It was released as the album's lead single on August 29, 2011 in the United States. The song was written by Flo Rida, Dr. Luke, Cirkut, Breyan Isaac, Arash Pournouri, Avicii, Etta James, Leroy Kirkland and Pearl Woods. It was also produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut.
"Wild Ones" is a song by American rapper Flo Rida from his fourth studio album of the same name. The song features vocals by Australian recording artist Sia. It was produced by soFLY & Nius and Axwell, whilst the lyrical content was written by Rida, soFLY & Nius, Sia, Axwell, Jacob Luttrell, Marcus Cooper and Niklaas Vogel-Kern. The engineering and recording of the record was handled by Skylar Mones. Lyrically, the song contracts themes including partying, love and dancing while the musical composition is an uptempo dance-pop song that is influenced by house music and electro house.
"I Cry" is a song by American hip hop artist Flo Rida. The track was first released on September 18, 2012 as the fourth single from his fourth studio album, Wild Ones. The song is based on Bingo Players' "Cry " which samples "Piano in the Dark" by Brenda Russell. "I Cry" was produced by the French production duo soFLY & Nius and the Futuristics, and it was written by Flo Rida, The Futuristics, Scott Cutler, Jeffrey Hull, Brenda Russell, and soFLY & Nius.
"I Don't Like It, I Love It" is a song by American rapper Flo Rida from his 2015 EP My House. The song features American singer Robin Thicke and Earth, Wind & Fire bassist Verdine White. It was released as the album's third promotional single on March 31, 2015. The song was released as the album's second official single in June 19, 2015 in Ireland and on June 21 in the United Kingdom. In the UK, BBC Radio 1's Nick Grimshaw began playing an unofficial version of the song in which soundbites by Audrey Roberts from the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street were played over it.
British Alexander Mitchell, who performs under the stage name Brisco, is an American rapper.
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