Born: December 16, 1976
Miami Gardens, Florida
Born Tramar Dillard, Flo Rida grew up in the 16th Street projects of Miami Gardens, witnessing the many hardships and troubles that come along with growing up in such a rough area. These experiences would later influence his work, pushing him to succeed in the music industry. Flo Rida attended college for a few years but eventually left in order to pursue his ultimate goal - a career in music.
Flo Rida had some major setbacks while trying to break into the music industry. He was rejected by a few major labels but refused to give up. He signed with Poe Boy Entertainment and released two albums, Mail on Sunday and R.O.O.T.S, eventually dominating the music scene with smash hits like "Low" and "Right Round." Flo Rida has become one of the most popular artists in the game today. His fun and upbeat singles provide the perfect party music for clubs and radio stations everywhere. We can't wait till he drops his next hot single!
- His single "Right Round" broke digital music history, selling 636,000 downloads in its first week.
- The title R.O.O.T.S. is an acronym for "Route Of Overcoming The Struggle" and was inspired by his 2008 trip to Africa.
- He has 7 sisters and was raised by his single mother.