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|Natalie La Rose|
|Born||11 July 1988|
Natalie La Rose (born 11 July 1988) is a Dutch singer, songwriter and dancer who lives in the United States. In 2013, she signed a recording contract with American rapper Flo Rida's International Music Group imprint and Republic Records.
Tramar Lacel Dillard, known professionally as Flo Rida, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Carol City, Florida. His 2007 breakout single "Low" was number one for 10 weeks in the United States and broke the record for digital download sales at the time of its release.
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La Rose was born on 11 July 1988in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Her parents are of Surinamese ancestry. La Rose has a sister, with whom she would dance and sing during her childhood. She also has two older brothers, who are not dancers nor singers. La Rose graduated in 2008 at the Lucia Marthas Dance Academy in Amsterdam, where she had studied singing and dancing.
Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west and Brazil to the south. At just under 165,000 square kilometers, it is the smallest sovereign state in South America. Suriname has a population of approximately 558,368, most of whom live on the country's north coast, in and around the capital and largest city, Paramaribo.
At the age of 20, La Rose moved to Los Angeles to become a singer and dancer. She explained: "I didn't feel like I was getting anywhere in the Netherlands. I'd always had this belief that America was the place to be for me."
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In 2010, La Rose got her first opportunity when she signed a deal with Blackground Records, while being distributed by Interscope Records, as part of the musical duo Amsterdam with Sigourney Korper, who appeared together in the music video for label mate J. Lewis and Flo Rida's "Dancing for Me". However, she says of this situation: "The group didn't work out, and no music was released. It just wasn't the right time."
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In 2011, La Rose appeared as the leading female dancer in Lloyd's "Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)".In the same year, while at an ESPY Awards after party, she went up to Flo Rida and told him that she was going to work with him one day. Impressed with La Rose's confidence, the multi-platinum international superstar invited her to the studio. Over the next two years, she performed with Flo around the world.
Lloyd Polite Jr., better known by his mononym Lloyd, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer and actor. Lloyd began his career in music as a member of the preteen-boy band N-Toon. The group disbanded in 2001 and Lloyd embarked on a solo career in 2003. Lloyd subsequently signed a recording contract with Murder Inc. Records and Def Jam Recordings. In 2004, Lloyd released his solo debut single "Southside," the title track of his debut album, Southside. The single features Ashanti, and it quickly charted on the US Billboard Hot 100, and became a Top 40 hit. His second album Street Love, was released on March 13, 2007. It featured top-twenty hits "You" and "Get It Shawty."
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In 2013, La Rose officially inked a deal with his International Music Group (I.M.G.) label and Republic Records.
On 6 January 2015, she released her debut single, "Somebody". The song features Def Jam recording artist Jeremih."Somebody" peaked at No. 2 on the Official UK Singles Chart, No. 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and No. 12 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart. On 24 April 2015, it was announced that La Rose will accompany Debby Ryan and Bea Miller as opening acts for the summer leg of Fifth Harmony's Reflection Tour, which began on 15 July in Louisville, KY. On 2 June 2015, she released her second single, "Around the World" featuring 300 recording artist Fetty Wap and production by Max Martin. The song was written by Marco Borrero, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Rickard Goransson, Justin Franks and Willie Maxwell. "Around the World"'s accompanying music video premiered on 24 July 2015.
"Somebody" is the debut single from Dutch singer Natalie La Rose featuring American singer Jeremih. The song was written by La Rose and produced by The Futuristics and Cook Classics. An audio version of the song was first uploaded onto YouTube in December 2014. It was then released for digital download on January 6, 2015.
Jeremy Felton, better known by his stage name Jeremih, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. In 2009, he signed a record deal with Def Jam Recordings. Jeremih's commercial debut single, "Birthday Sex", peaked at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. His self-titled debut album reached number six on the US Billboard 200 chart. Jeremih's success continued with the release of his second album, All About You, led by the single "Down on Me", which also reached the top five of the Billboard Hot 100. In 2014, his single "Don't Tell 'Em" with YG became his third top-ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100. After multiple delays, Jeremih released his third studio album, Late Nights in 2015. Jeremih's collab album with Ty Dolla Sign titled MihTy was released on August 24, 2018.
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La Rose cites Aaliyah, Beyoncé, Shakira, Selena, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Musiq Soulchild, Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston among her musical influences.
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Album|
| NLD || AUS || BEL|
| CAN || FRA || IRE || NZ || SWE || UK || US |
|"Around the World"|
(featuring Fetty Wap)
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
| NLD || IRE || NOR || SWE || UK |
(Caroline D'Amore featuring Natalie La Rose)
|"Worse Things than Love"|
(Timeflies featuring Natalie La Rose)
|"The Right Song"|
(Tiësto and Oliver Heldens featuring Natalie La Rose)
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
|2010||J. Lewis||"Dancin' for Me" (featuring Flo Rida)|
|2011||Lloyd||"Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)"|
|2014||Flo Rida||"G.D.F.R." (featuring Sage the Gemini and Lookas)|
|2015||MTV Europe Music Awards||Nominated||—||Best Push Act|
|Nominated||Best Dutch Act|
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A contemporary R&B vocalist from Amsterdam