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#VitalFactz: Happy Birthday - Foxy Brown


Happy Bornday @MissCocoChantal Foxy Brown. Born Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand September 6, 1978. Brown (who is of Trinidadian descent) grew up In Brooklyn, New York. She was first introduced to the world by Uncle L (LL Cool J) on the posse cut I Shot Ya (Remix) fr om his 1995 album Mr. Smith. A year later she released her debut studio album Ill Na Na. This album reached Platinum status off the strength of the hits Get Me Home (Featuring: Blackstreet) & I'll Be (Featuring: Jay-Z). In 1997 she was part of the collaboration known as The Firm which included Nas, AZ & Nature. They released the Platinum selling self titled album which included the hits Firm Biz as well as Phone Tap. She was also featured on the How To Be A Player Soundtrack & Had the hit song Big Bad Mama. In 1999 she released her follow-up album Chyna Doll, which also reached Platinum status & topped The Billboard's Hot 200 Albums Chart as well as The R&B Albums Chart. It includes the hits Hot Spot & I Can't. In 2001 She released the Gold Selling Album Broken Silence which features the hits B.K. Anthem, Oh Yeah.

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