Foxy Brown | Biography
The Brooklyn native, Foxy Brown has attained exceptional success on the potency of her considerable charisma and talent despite being criticize for her raunchy lyrics as well as sexual appeal in videos by critics. Inga DeCarlo Fung Marchand branded as Foxy Brown took birth on 6th of September 1978 in New York City, New York, USA. Raised by a single mother Judith Marchand, Foxy is second child out of three. Her father abandoned her family when she was still child. She is of Asian-chinesea nd Afro-Trinidadian descent. Her mother is an elementary schoolteacher. She attended Brooklyn College Academy for her secondary education As a child, she enjoyed music, dance as well as observing her family’s cultural traditions. She used to lock herself in the rooms to practice her own rhymes, after discovering hip-hop. Her family soon realizes that she had flair in rap.
Moving into her personal life, Foxy Brown is quite candid about her private life. She is reported to be single currently. In June 2008, the rumor of her exchanging rings with rapper Rick Ross began to flow after she and Brown were featured together in the cover of Hip Ho Weekly. However she denied the information after it was published. She was married to Ricardo Brown. The couple was together for a year. She has been linked with a number of stars, including Tyson Beckford, Allen Iverson and Jay Z. Foxy was in relationship with Kurupt for several years.
In 1994, she won a local talent competition. Foxy Brown began full-fledged musical career after being noticed by hip-hop producers Trackmasters. She was offered to rap over LL Cool’s track “I Shot Ya”. The track became a sensation, prompting her work with Braxton, Total and Case. She appeared in a number of 1995-96 gold and platinum singles, including Jay – Z’s “Ain’t No…”, Case’s “Tease Me, Tease Me” and Total’s “No One Else”. The striking series of hits sparked a bidding war between recording companies in early 1996 and she finally signed Def Jam Records. She was sixteen at the time she began recording her solo album titled “III Na Na”. Buoyed by the popular lead track titled “Get Me Home” the album, “III Na Na” debuted at no. 7 on the Billboard 200 sales chart. A year later, she joined AZ, Nas and Nature in order to create hi-hop supergroup called “The Firm”. The group soon recorded its debut album titled “The Firm: The Album”. She remerged in the beginning of 1999 with the premier of her followed up album “Chyna Doll”, featuring Jay – Z, Total, Mya and DMX. The album soon topped the charts making her the only female rapper and youngest recording artist to earn this success. She tried her hands on modeling, scoring campaigns with Christian Dior and Calvin Klein among others. She as well appeared in a number of singles, including CNN’s “Bang Bang” and Sisqo’s “Thong Song”. She released her third album titled, “Broken Silence” on 17th of July 2001. That same year, Foxy recorded a track for action-comedy movie “Rush Hour 2, Blow My Whistle”. She appeared on the studio album of Luther Vandross, “Dance with My Father”. Spreading her wings into the acting, she appeared in 1998’s “Woo” and appeared as herself in 2004’s “Fade to Black”. The net worth of the American model, rapper and actress is reported to be around $1.8 million.
She has faced a number of legal issues. She has been arrested for misbehaving with hotel workers, assaulting store employee and driving without license. In 2000, Foxy decided to enter rehab center at Cornell University Medical College. She was an avid user of morphine. On March 6, 2000, she crashed her car in Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Since she possesses good look and a killer personality and unmatched rapping talent, she has huge number of followers in her social net working sites. She can be followed in her Facebook, Instagram and twitter. To know more about her and to learn her daily updates, her fans can visit her official websites. Her biographical details are also available in wiki, IMDB and other internet sites.