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Remy Ma

Reminisce Smith (born May 30, 1981), better known by her stage name Remy Ma, formerly known as Remy Martin, is a Grammy nominated American rapper and former member of Fat Joe's rap crew, Terror Squad. Ma was featured on the group's hit song "Lean Back" from their second album True Story and M.O.P.'s "Ante Up (Remix)." Her debut solo album, There's Something about Remy: Based on a True Story, was released on February 7, 2006. She is one of seven female rappers to ever have a number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, with Terror Squad's number one single "Lean Back." She has also won two Vibe awards, two Source awards, an ASCAP pop award and a BET award for "Best Female Hip Hop", as well as two other nominations. Remy cites Big Punisher and Roxanne Shante as her biggest influences. Remy Ma grew up in Castle Hill Projects in the Bronx, New York and often saw the consequences and terrors of her family's drug abuse with her own eyes. She was forced to take care of her little brothers and sisters at a young age and retreated from her home issues by writing poetry. She learned about how hard society was on women and minorities. She then took out her anger by framing her poetry

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Remy Ma's Xmas Wish -- Freedom

Remy Ma's Xmas Wish -- Freedom

Remy Ma wants her lawyers to exercise her get out of jail card ... just in time for the holidays.Remy's mouthpieces have filed for an appeal on her eight-year prison sentence for shooting a woman… READ MORE >

Remy's Victim: It's Everyone's Fault!

Remy's Victim: It's Everyone's Fault!

The woman who got shot by Remy Ma is suing everyone and everything -- looking to score some cash.In a lawsuit filed in the Bronx, Makeda Barnes-Joseph doesn't just go after Remy, she wants coin… READ MORE >

- 2208 days ago
Remy Shoots Off on Victim

Remy Shoots Off on Victim

You'd think that after being convicted by a jury and being sentenced to eight years in state prison, Remy Ma might be a tiny bit repentant about shooting her ex-friend Makeda Barnes-Joseph. But oh… READ MORE >

- 2247 days ago
Washed-Up Rapper Now Locked Up Rapper

Washed-Up Rapper Now Locked Up Rapper

Dayum that's a long time! A judge has just sentenced Remy Ma to eight years in the slammer for shooting a woman outside a NYC nightclub. She had faced up to 25 years. Remy, whose real name is… READ MORE >

- 2249 days ago
Remy Ma Shoots Down Lesbian Rumors

Remy Ma Shoots Down Lesbian Rumors

Recently, rumors have been swirling in the hip-hop world that rapper Remy Ma has had some, er, female relations in the past -- and they're not referring to her cousins! A lesbian rapper -- unheard… READ MORE >

- 2396 days ago
Busta and Remy Let It Ride in Court

Busta and Remy Let It Ride in Court

Busta Rhymes and Remy Ma were both in Manhattan Criminal Court today, possibly on their way to trials on their respective assault cases, but both were in and out of court in a flash -- with the… READ MORE >

- 2437 days ago
Remy Ma Does Her Foxy Best in Court

Remy Ma Does Her Foxy Best in Court

Rapperista Remy Ma made her way into Manhattan Criminal Court to face a slew of assault and witness-intimidation charges, and it looks like she's following in the stiletto-heeled footsteps of rap… READ MORE >

- 2485 days ago
Remy Ma Allegedly Puts Smackdown on Possible Snitch

Remy Ma Allegedly Puts Smackdown on Possible Snitch

Crazypants rapper Remy Ma is in even deeper legal ma-nure today, after allegedly having her heavies put the beatdown on the boyfriend of a potential witness in her earlier assault case.TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 2493 days ago
Fashion Week 2007: The Disasters!

Fashion Week 2007: The Disasters!

They lined up for haute couture, but arrived looking like forty cents worth of "have mercy!" Many celebs at NYC's Fashion Week sidled up to the shows in less-than-stellar style. WHAT Who are you… READ MORE >

- 2496 days ago

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