Phonte

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Birthday
29, 1978
Birthplace
Greensboro, NC
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Greensboro, NC

About

Rapper and one half of the musical duo The Foreign Exchange which he founded in 2004. He was also a founding member of the former group Little Brother. He has had success as a solo artist with the albums Charity Starts At Home and No News Is Good News.

Before Fame

He started rapping under the name Psychological when he was 13 years old.

Trivia

He and Foreign Exchange were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance for the song "Daykeeper" in 2009. He has worked with both Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar and was once considered "the old Kanye."

Family Life

He was born Phonte Lyshod Coleman but is better known as Phonte from North Carolina. He has two kids.

Associated With

Drake credited him as being one of the biggest influences on his career.