Trina
Overview
Katrina Laverne Taylor better known by her stage name
Stage name
A stage name, also called a showbiz name or screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers such as actors, wrestlers, comedians, and musicians.-Motivation to use a stage name:...

 Trina, is an American
United States
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 rapper, songwriter
Songwriter
A songwriter is an individual who writes both the lyrics and music to a song. Someone who solely writes lyrics may be called a lyricist, and someone who only writes music may be called a composer...

 and model
Model (person)
A model , sometimes called a mannequin, is a person who is employed to display, advertise and promote commercial products or to serve as a subject of works of art....

 from Miami, Florida
Florida
Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 18,801,310 as measured by the 2010 census, it...

. Trina first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy
Trick Daddy
Maurice Young , better known by his stage name Trick Daddy, is a certified platinum American rapper and producer from Miami, Florida.-Music career:...

's second studio album www.thug.com
Www.thug.com
www.thug.com is the second studio album by rapper Trick Daddy, coming on the heels of Based on a True Story. It was released on September 22, 1998 by Warlock Records and Slip-n-Slide Records. The album managed to peak at number thirty on the Billboard 200, the fifth highest peak of any Trick Daddy...

 to the single "Nann Nigga
Nann Nigga
"Nann Nigga" is the first single from Trick Daddy's second album, www.thug.com, released in 1998. It features Trina as the song's guest rapper...

". Since then she has released five moderately successful studio albums and has been named The Most Consistent Female Rapper of All-Time by XXL Magazine.
Trina's parents were separated while she was growing up.
Encyclopedia
Katrina Laverne Taylor better known by her stage name
Stage name
A stage name, also called a showbiz name or screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers such as actors, wrestlers, comedians, and musicians.-Motivation to use a stage name:...

 Trina, is an American
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 rapper, songwriter
Songwriter
A songwriter is an individual who writes both the lyrics and music to a song. Someone who solely writes lyrics may be called a lyricist, and someone who only writes music may be called a composer...

 and model
Model (person)
A model , sometimes called a mannequin, is a person who is employed to display, advertise and promote commercial products or to serve as a subject of works of art....

 from Miami, Florida
Florida
Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 18,801,310 as measured by the 2010 census, it...

. Trina first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy
Trick Daddy
Maurice Young , better known by his stage name Trick Daddy, is a certified platinum American rapper and producer from Miami, Florida.-Music career:...

's second studio album www.thug.com
Www.thug.com
www.thug.com is the second studio album by rapper Trick Daddy, coming on the heels of Based on a True Story. It was released on September 22, 1998 by Warlock Records and Slip-n-Slide Records. The album managed to peak at number thirty on the Billboard 200, the fifth highest peak of any Trick Daddy...

 to the single "Nann Nigga
Nann Nigga
"Nann Nigga" is the first single from Trick Daddy's second album, www.thug.com, released in 1998. It features Trina as the song's guest rapper...

". Since then she has released five moderately successful studio albums and has been named The Most Consistent Female Rapper of All-Time by XXL Magazine.

Early life

Trina's parents were separated while she was growing up. Trina's mother is African American
African American
African Americans are citizens or residents of the United States who have at least partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa and are the direct descendants of enslaved Africans within the boundaries of the present United States...

 and her father is Dominican
Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of La Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean region. The western third of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti, making Hispaniola one of two Caribbean islands that are shared by two countries...

. She lived in both the Liberty City
Liberty City
Liberty City is a neighborhood in Miami, Florida, United States. The area is roughly bound by NW 79th Street to the north, NW 27th Avenue to the west, the Airport Expressway to the south, and Interstate 95 to the east. The Miami neighborhood is home to one of the largest concentrations of black...

 housing projects in Miami and Pembroke Pines of Florida. She attended Miami Northwestern High School
Miami Northwestern High School
Miami Northwestern Senior High School is a public high school located in Miami, Florida, United States, serving students in grades 9-12. It serves the Liberty City neighborhood of Miami. The school colors are Old Gold and Royal Blue...

.

1998–2000: Career Beginning and Da Baddest Bitch

Miami rapper Trick Daddy approached Trina in 1998 to be featured on his song "Nann Nigga". The song was later released as the lead single from his second studio album, www.thug.com
Www.thug.com
www.thug.com is the second studio album by rapper Trick Daddy, coming on the heels of Based on a True Story. It was released on September 22, 1998 by Warlock Records and Slip-n-Slide Records. The album managed to peak at number thirty on the Billboard 200, the fifth highest peak of any Trick Daddy...

, which was released in September 1998. The single later became a hit as it reached number sixty-two on the US Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on radio play and sales; the tracking-week for sales begins on Monday and ends on Sunday, while the radio play tracking-week runs from Wednesday...

 and number three on the Rap Songs chart. Thanks to the success of the single, Trina gained popularity and signed a record deal with Slip-n-Slide Records
Slip-n-Slide Records
-History:Ted Lucas founded the label in 1994. Slip-n-Slide signed local rapper Trick Daddy Dollars in its early years; he debuted in 1997 with the locally popular album Based on a True Story and broke into mainstream success the next year with www.thug.com having dropped "Dollars" from his stage name...

 with distribution from Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records is an American record label best known for its many recordings of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and jazz...

. Trina subsequently began work on her debut album.

On March 21, 2000, Trina's debut album Da Baddest Bitch
Da Baddest Bitch
Da Baddest Bitch is the debut album by American rapper Trina. It was released on March 21, 2000 through the label Atlantic/Slip-N-Slide Records The album debut at number 33 on the US The Billboard 200 and number 11 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart,and enter the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Catalog Albums in...

 was released. The album debuted at number thirty-three on the US Billboard 200
Billboard 200
The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. It is frequently used to convey the popularity of an artist or groups of artists...

 and number eleven on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The name of the chart was changed from Top R&B Albums in 1999...

 chart. Da Baddest Bitch was certified Gold
Gold
Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au and an atomic number of 79. Gold is a dense, soft, shiny, malleable and ductile metal. Pure gold has a bright yellow color and luster traditionally considered attractive, which it maintains without oxidizing in air or water. Chemically, gold is a...

 in November 2000 by the RIAA
Recording Industry Association of America
The Recording Industry Association of America is a trade organization that represents the recording industry distributors in the United States...

. It stayed on the Billboard 200
Billboard 200
The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. It is frequently used to convey the popularity of an artist or groups of artists...

 chart for twenty-nine weeks and on the Hip-Hop/R&B album chart for forty-nine consecutive weeks.

The album was preceded by the lead single "Da Baddest Bitch
Da Baddest Bitch (song)
"Da Baddest Bitch" is the R&B-Hip hop debut solo single from female rapper Trina's debut album Da Baddest Bitch. The song was released as the album's first single in 2000. In the United States, the song peaked at number 64 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs...

" in February 2000. The single failed to chart on any chart but the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States.The chart, initiated in 1942, is used to track the success of popular music songs in urban, or primarily African American, venues. Dominated over the years at various times by jazz, rhythm and blues, doo-wop, soul,...

 chart, on which it reached number sixty-four. The second and final single from the album, "Pull Over", was released in June 2000 and became a mild hit as it reached number ninety-three on the Hot 100, number forty-six on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number forty-one on the Rap Songs chart.

2000–2003: Diamond Princess

After promotion for her debut album ended in mid-2000, Trina began recording music with Missy Elliott
Missy Elliott
Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott , is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actressA five-time Grammy Award winner, Elliott, with record sales of over seven million in the United States, is the only female rapper to have five albums certified platinum by the RIAA, including one...

 to create her second studio album. Recording sessions lasted from 2000 to 2002.

On August 27, 2002, Trina released her second album Diamond Princess
Diamond Princess (album)
Diamond Princess is the second studio album by American rapper Trina. It was released on August 27, 2002 through the label Atlantic/Slip-N-Slide.The album debuted at number 14 on the US Billboard 200 and number five on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart....

. The album debuted at number fourteen on the Billboard 200 and number five on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. It sold 67,000 units in its first week.

The album spawned three singles. The lead single, "Told Ya'll", featuring Rick Ross
Rick Ross (rapper)
William Leonard Roberts II , better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper. He derived his stage name from the drug trafficker "Freeway" Ricky Ross, to whom he has no connection...

  reached number sixty-four on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
http://www.allmusic.com/album/all-about-the-benjamins-r570574/charts-awards/billboard-single, was released in July 2002. The second single, "No Panties
No Panties
"No Panties" is an R&B-Hip hop song written by American female rappers Trina, and Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott for Trina's second studio album, Diamond Princess...

", featuring Tweet
Twitter
Twitter is an online social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters, informally known as "tweets".Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launched that July...

 was released in January 2003 but only reached number eighty-eight on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. However, it became her first single to chart outside of the US, as it reached number forty-five on the UK Singles Chart
UK Singles Chart
The UK Singles Chart is compiled by The Official Charts Company on behalf of the British record-industry. The full chart contains the top selling 200 singles in the United Kingdom based upon combined record sales and download numbers, though some media outlets only list the Top 40 or the Top 75 ...

. The third and final single from the album, "B R Right
B R Right
"B R Right" is an R&B-Hip hop song written by American female rapper Trina, and Ludacris for Trina's second studio album, Diamond Princess .The song was released as the album's 3rd single in 2002 In the United States, the song peaked at a moderately successful peak position of number 83 on the...

", featuring Ludacris
Ludacris
Christopher Brian Bridges , better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace, an imprint distributed by Def Jam Recordings...

, was also released in January 2003 and reached number eighty-three on the Hot 100, number fifty on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number twenty-four on the Rap Songs chart, becoming a fairly successful single.

2005: Glamorest Life

Trina's third studio album, Glamorest Life
Glamorest Life
Glamorest Life is the third studio album by American rapper Trina, and was released on October 4, 2005.-Singles:It spawned two singles: "Don't Trip" featuring Lil Wayne and her most successful single to date, "Here We Go" featuring Kelly Rowland,which went Gold in 2006.-Single Success:The song...

, was released on October 4, 2005. The album debuted at number eleven on the Billboard 200
Billboard 200
The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. It is frequently used to convey the popularity of an artist or groups of artists...

, number two on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and number two on the Top Rap Albums chart. It sold 77,000 units in its first week.

The album was preceded by the lead single, "Don't Trip
Don't Trip
"Don't Trip" is a single by Miami-based rapper Trina, the first from her album Glamorest Life, distributed by Slip-N-Slide Records. It features Lil Wayne, was produced by Mannie Fresh, and reached #74 on the US R&B Hip-hop songs chart.-Charts:...

", featuring Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. , better known by his stage name Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. At the age of nine, Lil Wayne joined Cash Money Records as the youngest member of the label, and half of the duo, The B.G.'z, with B.G.. In 1997, Lil Wayne joined the group Hot Boys, which also included...

, in June 2005. The single wasn't largely successful, however, as it only reached number seventy-four on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The second and final single from the album, "Here We Go", featuring Kelly Rowland
Kelly Rowland
Kelendria Trene "Kelly" Rowland is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame as one of the founding members of the American girl group Destiny's Child...

, was released in September 2005. The single reached seventeen on the Hot 100, number eight on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number three on the Hot Rap Songs chart. The single also reached the Top 20 in most countries worldwide, becoming Trina's first majorly successful single. The single was certified Gold
Gold
Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au and an atomic number of 79. Gold is a dense, soft, shiny, malleable and ductile metal. Pure gold has a bright yellow color and luster traditionally considered attractive, which it maintains without oxidizing in air or water. Chemically, gold is a...

 in the US in June 2006. In 2007, Trina left Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records is an American record label best known for its many recordings of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and jazz...

 and signed to EMI
EMI
The EMI Group, also known as EMI Music or simply EMI, is a multinational music company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the fourth-largest business group and family of record labels in the recording industry and one of the "big four" record companies. EMI Group also has a major...

 in conjunction with her original label, Slip-n-Slide Records.

2007-2008: Mixtapes, Still Da Baddest, Pretty Money

In 2007, Trina began work on her fourth studio album. To give fans a preview of the upcoming album, Trina released two mixtapes: Rockstarr Royalty and the Baddest Chick 2: Reloaded. Both were largely successful, with the first being released in early 2007 and the latter being released in the fall of 2007. Trina originally planned for her fourth studio album to be released in February 2008, but the album was delayed by a few months in order for Trina to put "finishing touches" on the record.

Trina's fourth studio album, Still da Baddest
Still da Baddest
Still Da Baddest is the fourth studio album by American rapper Trina. It was released on April 1, 2008.- Singles :According to Trina, "Wish I Never Met You" was to be released as the album's lead official single. For unknown reasons it was replaced in October 2008 by "Single Again"...

 was released on April 1, 2008. The album reached number six on the Billboard 200
Billboard 200
The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. It is frequently used to convey the popularity of an artist or groups of artists...

, number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and number one on the Top Rap Albums chart, becoming Trina's first album to top charts. First week sales were 47,000.

Trina's fourth studio album was preceded by the lead single "Single Again
Single Again (Trina song)
"Single Again" is the first official single from Miami rapper Trina's fourth album Still da Baddest. Trina confirmed on Myspace, that the first single will be "Single Again".-New direction:...

" in November 2007. The single reached number twenty-five on the Bubbling Under Hot 100, number fifty-nine on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number nineteen on the Rap Songs chart, becoming a mild hit. The second single from the album, "I Got a Thang for You
I Got a Thang for You
"I Got a Thang for You" is the second single off Trina's fourth album Still da Baddest. The song features R&B singer Keyshia Cole. It was chosen after much speculation and talk about the second single...

", featuring Keyshia Cole
Keyshia Cole
Keyshia Myeshia Cole Gibson born October 15, 1981) is an American singer–songwriter and actress. She gained nationwide acclaim when her 2005 debut album, The Way It Is went platinum. Her sophomore album Just Like You went into production shortly after that and was released in September 2007...

, was released in February 2008 and reached number twenty-one on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 and number fifty-nine on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, making it a fairly successful single. The third and final single from the album, "Look Back to Me", featuring Killer Mike, produced by Hard Hat Productions was a regional hit club record.

In 2008, Trina created the Miami-based female rap duo, Pretty Money, with members Nisha and An-G. The group was to be featured on Trina's fifth studio album, but this never came about. The duo has yet to release any music. Following the creation of the group, Trina began work on her fifth studio album in 2009.and in 2010.

2009-2010: Amazin

The lead single from her fifth studio album, "That's My Attitude", was released in October 2009 but failed to chart. Because of this, the song was dubbed a buzz single. A mixtape, Amazin' (The Mixtape), was released in November 2009 in promotion of her fifth studio album. Another mixtape, The Definition Of A Million Dollar Girl, was released in January 2010 following the release of her fifth studio album's lead single. Nude pictures of Trina leaked in February 2010, and Trina appeared on The Mo'Nique Show
The Mo'Nique Show
The Mo'Nique Show is an American talk show hosted by comedienne actress Mo'Nique. Aired on BET, the series began October 5, 2009. She is the first African American woman to host her own late night show. The show's second and final season premiered on Monday, October 4, 2010.On July 18, 2011, BET...

 in March 2010 to address the leaking of the pictures.

Trina's fifth studio album, Amazin'
Amazin' (Trina album)
Amazin' is the fifth studio album by American rapper Trina. It was released by Slip-N-Slide Records on May 4, 2010 in North America.- Background and development :...

, was released on May 4, 2010. Because of this album, Trina is the first female rapper to release a fifth studio album. Amazin' debuted at number thirteen on the Billboard 200
Billboard 200
The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. It is frequently used to convey the popularity of an artist or groups of artists...

, number four on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, number two on the Top Rap Albums chart and number one on the Billboard Independent Albums
Independent Albums
The Billboard Independent Albums is a chart of the highest-selling independent music albums and extended plays in the United States, compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and published weekly by Billboard magazine. It is used to list artists who are not signed to major labels...

 chart. The album sold over 32,000 copies in its first week of release. Despite its low sales, the album received near positive reviews from critics.

The album was preceded by the official lead single, "Million Dollar Girl" featuring Diddy
Sean Combs
Sean John Combs , also known by his stage names Diddy and P. Diddy, is an American rapper, singer, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. He has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and his clothing line earned a Council of Fashion Designers of America award. He was originally...

 and Keri Hilson
Keri Hilson
Keri Lynn Hilson is an American R&B singer-songwriter. Born and raised in Decatur, Georgia, Hilson began her music career as a songwriter, penning tracks for several artists in the mid-2000s as part of the five-person production and songwriting team, The Clutch...

, in January 2010. The single was mildly successful, as it reached number sixty-one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number twenty on the Rap Songs chart. A second single, "White Girl", featuring Flo Rida
Flo Rida
Tramar Dillard , better known by his stage name Flo Rida , is an American rapper and singer-songwriter. He released his debut album, Mail on Sunday, in March 2008. His debut single "Low", featuring T-Pain, was a #1 hit for ten weeks in United States in early 2008. Two other singles resulted from...

 and Git Fresh
Git Fresh
Git Fresh is an American R&B and hip hop group based in Miami, Florida. They are currently signed to Island Def Jam...

, was released in June 2010 but failed to chart. "My Bitches" was going to be released as the album's third single in July 2010 but its release was canceled. The album's third official single, "Always", featuring Monica, was released in August 2010 and has reached number forty-two on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

2011: Diamonds Are Forever, Upcoming sixth studio album

In preparation for her upcoming sixth studio album, Trina released a mixtape entitled Diamonds Are Forever on March 28, 2011. Prior to the full release, Trina released three singles from the mixtape, which includes "Ghetto" featuring T-Pain
T-Pain
Faheem Rasheed Najm , better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor, currently signed to Young Money Entertainment. His debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga, was released in 2005. In 2007, T-Pain released his second studio album Epiphany,...

, "Waist So Skinny" featuring Rick Ross
Rick Ross (rapper)
William Leonard Roberts II , better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper. He derived his stage name from the drug trafficker "Freeway" Ricky Ross, to whom he has no connection...

, and "Can I" featuring Mýa
Mya
-A person:* Bo Mya , Chief Commander of the Karen National Union* Mýa , American R&B singer-songwriter and actress** Mýa , a 1998 album by Mýa-A code:* Burmese language, ISO 639-3 code is mya* Moruya Airport's IATA code...

. The mixtape was successful, receiving 4.8 million views in two days. In a recent interview with MTV
MTV
MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

uk, Trina says that her sixth album is expected to be out by the end of the year and that there will be more pop/crossover music on the album. Trina is the only female hip hop artist, besides Missy Elliott, to work on a sixth album.
On May 17th 2011, Trina released the next single off of her mixtape "Long Heels Red Bottoms".

On Nov 9th, 2011, Trina announced on MTV
MTV
MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, is an American network based in New York City that launched on August 1, 1981. The original purpose of the channel was to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs....

 RAPFIX live that she is no longer signed to Slip-N-Slide Records.

Discography

  • Da Baddest Bitch
    Da Baddest Bitch
    Da Baddest Bitch is the debut album by American rapper Trina. It was released on March 21, 2000 through the label Atlantic/Slip-N-Slide Records The album debut at number 33 on the US The Billboard 200 and number 11 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart,and enter the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Catalog Albums in...

     (2000)
  • Diamond Princess
    Diamond Princess (album)
    Diamond Princess is the second studio album by American rapper Trina. It was released on August 27, 2002 through the label Atlantic/Slip-N-Slide.The album debuted at number 14 on the US Billboard 200 and number five on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart....

     (2002)
  • Glamorest Life
    Glamorest Life
    Glamorest Life is the third studio album by American rapper Trina, and was released on October 4, 2005.-Singles:It spawned two singles: "Don't Trip" featuring Lil Wayne and her most successful single to date, "Here We Go" featuring Kelly Rowland,which went Gold in 2006.-Single Success:The song...

     (2005)
  • Still da Baddest
    Still da Baddest
    Still Da Baddest is the fourth studio album by American rapper Trina. It was released on April 1, 2008.- Singles :According to Trina, "Wish I Never Met You" was to be released as the album's lead official single. For unknown reasons it was replaced in October 2008 by "Single Again"...

     (2008)
  • Amazin'
    Amazin' (Trina album)
    Amazin' is the fifth studio album by American rapper Trina. It was released by Slip-N-Slide Records on May 4, 2010 in North America.- Background and development :...

     (2010)

Mixtapes

  • Trina & Pretty Money - Millionaire’s Girls Club
  • Trina - Trick-or-Trina
  • Trina & Qwote - Best of Both Worlds (Ladies Edition)
  • Trina - Trina Introduces: Victoria Balenciaga
  • Trina - The Definition of a Million Dollar Girl
  • Trina - Amazin’ (The Mixtape)
  • Trina & Pretty Money - C.R.E.A.M.
  • Trina - Rockstarr: The Baddest Bitch Reloaded
  • Trina - Who’s Bad?
  • Trina - Rockstarr Royalty
  • Trina - The Diary Of The Baddest Chick
  • Trina - Diamonds Are Forever

Awards and nominations

  • BET Awards
    BET Awards
    The BET Awards were established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate African Americans and other minorities in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year. The awards are presented annually and broadcast live on BET...

    • 2001: Best Female Hip-Hop Artist - (Nominated)
    • 2002: Best Female Hip-Hop Artist – (Nominated)
    • 2003: Best Female Hip-Hop Artist – (Nominated)
    • 2006: Best Female Hip-Hop Artist – (Nominated)
    • 2008: Best Female Hip-Hop Artist – (Nominated)
    • 2009: Best Female Hip-Hop Artist – (Nominated)
    • 2010: Best Female Hip-Hop Artist – (Nominated)

  • American Music Awards
    American Music Awards
    -Conception:The AMAs were created by Dick Clark in 1973 to compete with the Grammys after the move of that year's show to Nashville, Tennessee led to CBS picking up the Grammy telecasts after its first two in 1971 and 1972 were broadcast on ABC...

    • 2005: Favorite Female Hip-Hop Artist - (Nominated)

  • MTV Video Music Awards
    MTV Video Music Awards
    An MTV Video Music Award , is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in music videos...


    • 2002: Best Hip-Hop Video: "One Minute Man" - (Nominated) w/ Ludacris
      Ludacris
      Christopher Brian Bridges , better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace, an imprint distributed by Def Jam Recordings...

       and Missy Elliott
      Missy Elliott
      Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott , is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actressA five-time Grammy Award winner, Elliott, with record sales of over seven million in the United States, is the only female rapper to have five albums certified platinum by the RIAA, including one...

    • 2002: Best Direction in a Video: "One Minute Man"- (Nominated) w/ Ludacris and Missy Elliott
    • 2002: Best Special Effects in a Video: "One Minute Man"- (Nominated) w/ Ludacris and Missy Elliot
    • 2002: Best Art Direction in a Video: "One Minute Man"- (Nominated) w/ Ludacris and Missy Elliot
    • 2002: Best Editing in a Video: "One Minute Man"- (Nominated) w/ Ludacris and Missy Elliot
    • 2002: Best Cinematography in a Video: "One Minute Man"- (Nominated) w/ Ludacris and Missy Elliot
    • 2008: Best Hip Hop Video - "Wish I Never Met Your " - (Nominated)
    • 2010: Best Remix Of the Year "5 Star Chick" – (Winner) w/ Yo Gotti
      Yo Gotti
      Mario Mims better known by his stage name Yo Gotti, is a southern rapper from the northern side of Memphis, Tennessee who was previously known as Lil Yo.-Independent Albums:Yo Gotti released a string of independent albums...

      , Gucci Mane
      Gucci Mane
      Radric Davis , better known by his stage name Gucci Mane, is an American rapper. He debuted in 2005 with Trap House and followed with albums such as Hard to Kill in 2006, Trap-A-Thon and Back to the Trap House in 2007. In 2009, his second studio album The State vs. Radric Davis was released...

       and Nicki Minaj
      Nicki Minaj
      Onika Tanya Maraj , better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj; ), is a Trinidadian-born American recording artist...


  • Soul Train Music Awards
    Soul Train Music Awards
    The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show which previously aired in national television syndication, and honors the best in Black music and entertainment...

    • 2001: Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video – "Pull Over " - (Nominated)
    • 2002: Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video – "Told Y'all w/ Rick Ross
      Rick Ross (rapper)
      William Leonard Roberts II , better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper. He derived his stage name from the drug trafficker "Freeway" Ricky Ross, to whom he has no connection...

       "- (Nominated)

  • The Source Awards
    • 2001: Best New Artist – Nominated
    • 2002: Single Of The Year – Female Solo Artist – "B R Right
      B R Right
      "B R Right" is an R&B-Hip hop song written by American female rapper Trina, and Ludacris for Trina's second studio album, Diamond Princess .The song was released as the album's 3rd single in 2002 In the United States, the song peaked at a moderately successful peak position of number 83 on the...

      " - (Nominated)
    • 2004: Remix of the Year – "Right Thurr
      Right Thurr
      "Right Thurr" is a 2003 hip hop single from Chingy. The song peaked at #2 on the U.S. Hot 100 and #17 on the United Kingdom pop charts.-Track listing:CD: 1# "Right Thurr"# "Mobb wit Me"CD: 2# "Right Thurr" # "Mobb wit Me"...

      " – (Winner)

  • ACE Awards
    • 2010: Power of Influence Award – (Winner)

  • BMI London Awards
    • 2006: Here We Go
      Here We Go
      "Here We Go" is a hip hop-R&B song written by American songwriters Katarina Taylor, Derrick Baker, Josh Burke, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Theodore Lucas, Teedra Moses, James Scheffer and Steven Scipio for Trina's third album Glamorest Life . The song featured R&B singer Kelly Rowland, who sung the...

       w/ Kelly Rowland
      Kelly Rowland
      Kelendria Trene "Kelly" Rowland is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame as one of the founding members of the American girl group Destiny's Child...

       – (Winning Song)

  • BMI Urban Awards
    • 2007: Here We Go
      Here We Go
      "Here We Go" is a hip hop-R&B song written by American songwriters Katarina Taylor, Derrick Baker, Josh Burke, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Theodore Lucas, Teedra Moses, James Scheffer and Steven Scipio for Trina's third album Glamorest Life . The song featured R&B singer Kelly Rowland, who sung the...

       w/ Kelly Rowland
      Kelly Rowland
      Kelendria Trene "Kelly" Rowland is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame as one of the founding members of the American girl group Destiny's Child...

       – (Winning Song)

  • Billboard Music Award
    Billboard Music Award
    The Billboard Music Award is an honor given by Billboard magazine, the preeminent publication covering the music business. The Billboard Music Awards show had been held annually in December until it went dormant in 2007, but it returned in May 2011...

    • 2001: R&B/Hip-Hop Group-Take It To Da House w/ Trick Daddy
      Trick Daddy
      Maurice Young , better known by his stage name Trick Daddy, is a certified platinum American rapper and producer from Miami, Florida.-Music career:...

      and The SNS Express – (Winner)


  • EME Awards
  • 2011: International Friend of Reggae Honoree

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