Saturday, January 17, 2009

Nikki D.

Nikki D (born Nichelle Strong on September 10, 1968 in Los Angeles, California) is a female hip-hop rapper from the late 80s/early 90s.

 In 1989, she was the first female rapper to sign to Def Jam Recordings. She appeared on R&B singer Alyson Williams' single, "My Love is So Raw" and toured in Europe with her for a year.
In 1991, Nikki D released her debut album, "Daddy's Little Girl" which peaked at #54 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart.
The title song became a hit, peaking at #19 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, #10 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart, topped Billboard's Hot Rap Singles chart, and #31 on Billboard's Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 13 weeks. In the U.K., the song peaked at #75 on the U.K. Singles chart.
The follow-up singles: "Lettin' Off Steam," "Hang on Kid," and "Wasted" didn't appear to make the Billboard charts.
In 1993, Nikki D was featured on the compliation album, "Roll Wit Tha Flava" with the song, "Freak Out" which peaked at #20 on Billboard's Hot Rap Singles chart.

These days, Nikki is the marketing manager at Phat Fashions, which is the apparel company that houses Phat Farm, Baby Phat and Atman.

To see the music video for "Daddy's Little Girl," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDScONyyQKo

To see the music video for "Wasted," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X_iYR4vq1c

To see the music video for "Lettin' Off Steam," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_5KsZjOlXk

To see the music video for "Freak Out," go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_7WpBr8ON4



[updated on 05/18/13]

1 comment:

macelo adu said...

good music good rapper female thanks i love nikki d