September 17, 1979
Tramar Lacel Dillard was born on September 17, 1979. He is better known by his stage name Flo Rida. He's from Carol City, Florida. His best selling song is "Low" which broke the record for digital downloads, and was number one for 10 weeks in the United States. John T. Dillard is his brother in law that influenced him through his career. He started at the age of 15.
Training and Education
After graduating from high school in 1998, he studied international business management at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for two months and attended Barry University for two months. He returned to Florida to continue pursuing his music career after receiving a phone call from a representative of the independent label Poe Boy Entertainment. In 2006 he signed with them. They then came out with a record breaking release "Birthday."
Who influenced his career.
Flo Rida's career started when his brother in law started in a rap group, that's when he joined the GroundHoggz, when he was 16.
NRJ Music Award for Hit of the Year
People's Choice Award for Favorite HIp Hop Artist
World Music Legend Award for Outstanding Contribution
- He made his debut guest appearance on DJ Khaled’s We The Best.
- “Wild Ones” was his fifth top 5 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
- Flo Rida has created Big Dreams For Kids Foundation and the Florida Youth Football League, two non-profit organizations dedicated to improving the lives of inner-city, underprivileged youth through education, team sports, family enrichment and support.
- His nickname is his home state Florida.
Flo Rida - Low Ft. T-pain (Radio Edit)