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Trinidad James

Trinidad James
James performing in 2013
Background information
Birth name Nicholas Williams
Born (1987-09-23) September 23, 1987
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Origin U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2011–present
Labels T.I.G. Entertainment, Gold Gang Records (current)
Def Jam (former)
Associated acts Rich Homie Quan[1]
Website .comtrinidadjamesgg

Nicholas Williams (born September 23, 1987), better known by his

  • Official website

External links

  1. ^ Fears, Tawni. "3 Questions With: Trinidad James' Label Mate Rich Homie Quan". AllHipHop. 
  2. ^ Cee, Kymmi. "Who's Next: Trinidad James". Good*Fella Media. Good*Fella Media, Inc. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Horowitz, Steven (December 12, 2012). "Trinidad James Officially Announces Signing To Def Jam". HipHopDX. Retrieved December 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Growing Up in Atlanta — Who Is Trinidad James?". Complex. Retrieved 2013-02-20. 
  5. ^ "Learning To Rap — Who Is Trinidad James?". Complex. Retrieved 2013-02-20. 
  6. ^ "Musical Influences — Who Is Trinidad James?". Complex. Retrieved 2013-02-20. 
  7. ^ "Dont Be S.A.F.E. | Trinidad Jame$". Trinidadjames.bandcamp.com. 2012-07-31. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  8. ^ 12/05/2012 15:40:18 (2012-12-13). "Trinidad James Signs Joint Venture With Def Jam - Music, Celebrity, Artist News". MTV.com. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  9. ^ "iTunes - Music - Don't Be S.A.F.E. by Trinidad James". Itunes.apple.com. 2013-01-29. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 
  10. ^ a b "Trinidad Jame$ Reveals His New Project In An Exclusive Sitdown with Miss Info #10PCMild". MissInfo.tv. 2013-08-06. Retrieved 2013-08-29. 
  11. ^ http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2014/08/trinidad-james-relieved-of-his-duties-by-def-jam/
  12. ^ Trinidad James - Don't Be S.A.F.E // Free Mixtape @ DatPiff.com
  13. ^ "American certifications – Trinidad James".  
  14. ^ "American single certifications – August Alsina – I Luv This S**t".   If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH
  15. ^ "Gucci Mane f. Trinidad James "GuWop Nigga". HipHopDX. Cheri Media Group. December 23, 2012. Retrieved December 5, 2012. 
  16. ^ "New Music: Trinidad James – ‘That Turn Up’".  
  17. ^ "Tracklisting: Wale – ‘Folarin’".  
  18. ^ a b c Frydenlund, Zach (January 5, 2013). "Mixtape: Grip Plyaz "Purp, Wind & Fire".  
  19. ^ "Cash Out f. Trinidad James "M.O.E. Remix". HipHopDX. Cheri Media Group. January 3, 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2013. 
  20. ^ Frydenlund, Zach (January 9, 2013). "Listen: Ducko McFli f/ Trinidad Jame$ "N.I.Y.S.".  
  21. ^ "Young Scooter f. Trinidad James "I Can't Wait". HipHopDX. Cheri Media Group. January 9, 2013. Retrieved January 9, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Mach Five f. Trinidad James "Who You Rollin' Wit". HipHopDX. Cheri Media Group. January 10, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013. 
  23. ^ "8Ball "Premro 2" Mixtape Download & Stream". HipHopDX. Cheri Media Group. January 25, 2013. Retrieved January 25, 2013. 
  24. ^ "Travis Porter f. Trinidad James "4 My Niggas". HipHopDX. Cheri Media Group. January 30, 2013. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  25. ^ Isenberg, Daniel (January 30, 2013). "Listen: Problem f/ Gunplay and Trinidad James "My Last Molly Song Ever, I Promise".  
  26. ^ Isenberg, Daniel (February 3, 2013). "Mixtape: Curren$y "New Jet City".  
  27. ^ Paine, Jake (March 14, 2013). "Bangladesh "Ponzi Scheme" Mixtape Stream & Download Link". HipHopDX. Retrieved March 13, 2013. 
  28. ^ """Listen: Scotty f/ Trinidad James "Conversations On That Brown. Complex. April 4, 2013. Retrieved April 10, 2013. 
  29. ^ "Scotty f. Trinidad Jame$ & Big K.R.I.T. - GAME". HipHop DX. May 1, 2013. Retrieved May 1, 2013. 
  30. ^ Paine, Jake (April 10, 2013). "Big K.R.I.T. "King Remembered In Time" Stream & Download Link". HipHop DX. Retrieved April 10, 2013. 
  31. ^ "Mach Five f. Trinidad James - Pimp Scholar". HipHop DX. April 10, 2013. Retrieved April 10, 2013. 
  32. ^ "Logic Releases New Mixtape "Young Sinatra: Welcome To Forever" [Download Now] - XXL". Xxlmag.com. 2013-05-07. Retrieved 2013-06-20. 
  33. ^ "A$AP Ferg f. A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Trinidad James & Schoolboy Q - Work Remix". HipHop DX. May 14, 2013. Retrieved May 14, 2013. 
  34. ^ "DJ Scream - The Ratchet Superior EP // Free Mixtape @". Datpiff.com. 2013-05-31. Retrieved 2013-06-20. 
  35. ^ "Curren$y Trinidad James Killer$". Complex. 2013-06-12. Retrieved 2013-06-20. 
  36. ^ "Young Dro f. B.o.B. & Trinidad Jame$ - Groupie". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2013-06-20. 
  37. ^ "New Music: Kirko Bangz – ‘Progression 3′ [Mixtape]". Rap-Up.com. 2010-10-18. Retrieved 2013-08-14. 
  38. ^ "Young Dro f. DJ Drama, French Montana, T.I. & Trinidad James - FDB Remix". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2013-08-29. 
  39. ^ Mayorga, Dean. "Gucci Mane "Diary Of A Trap God" Cover Art, Tracklisting, Download & Mixtape Stream". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2013-09-12. 
  40. ^ "Chevy Woods - Gang Land 2 Hosted by DJ Drama // Free Mixtape @". Datpiff.com. 2013-10-24. Retrieved 2013-10-28. 
  41. ^ "Trinidad James - Gold on My MacBook".  
  42. ^ "Trinidad James "All Gold Everything".  
  43. ^ "Video: Trinidad James ft. Forte Bowie – Southside". Nah Right. January 29, 2013. Retrieved January 29, 2013. 
  44. ^ "Video: Trinidad James f/ T.I., Young Jeezy, & 2 Chainz – ‘All Gold Everything (Remix)’".  
  45. ^ "Video: Trinidad James – ‘Female$ Welcomed’".  

References

List of music videos, with directors, showing year released
Title Year Director(s)
"Gold On My Macbook" 2012 Corey Davis[41]
"All Gold Everything" Motion Family[42]
"Southside"
(featuring ForteBowie)
2013 Decatur Dan[43]
"All Gold Everything" (Remix)
(featuring T.I., Young Jeezy and 2 Chainz)
Motion Family[44]
"Females Welcomed" Jonathan Mannion[45]

Music videos

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"GuWop Nigga"[15] 2012 Gucci Mane N/A
"That Turn Up"[16] Mike WiLL Made It Est. In 1989 2.5
"Flat Out"[17] Wale Folarin
"Fukk Off"[18] Grip Plyaz, Go Dreamer Purp, Wind & Fire
"Fugginhudumarra"[18] Grip Plyaz, Aleon Craft
"Jackie Joyner"[18]
"M.O.E." (Remix)[19] 2013 Cash Out N/A
"N.I.Y.S."[20] Ducko McFli
"I Can't Wait"[21] Young Scooter
"Who You Rollin' Wit"[22] Mach Five Art of Rap
"No Room"[23] 8Ball Premro 2
"4 My Niggas"[24] Travis Porter Mr. Porter
"My Last Molly Song Ever I Promise"[25] Problem, Gunplay The Separation
"Purple Haze"[26] Curren$y, Lloyd New Jet City
"My Girl Pussy"[27] Bangladesh Ponzi Scheme
"Conversations On That Brown"[28] Scotty Faith
"Game"[29] Scotty, Big K.R.I.T.
"My Trunk"[30] Big K.R.I.T. K.R.I.T. (King Remembered In Time)
"Pimp Scholar"[31] Mach Five We Ballin'
"On the Low"[32] Logic, Kid Ink Young Sinatra: Welcome to Forever
"Work" (Remix)[33] A$AP Ferg, ASAP Rocky, French Montana, Schoolboy Q Trap Lord
"Hoodrich Anthem" (HxV Remix)[34] DJ Scream, 2 Chainz, Future, Waka Flocka Flame, Yo Gotti The Ratchet Superior
"Killers"[35] Curren$y N/A
"Groupie"[36] Young Dro, B.o.B Day Two
"Make It Mine"[37] Kirko Bangz Progression III
"FDB" (Remix)[38] Young Dro, DJ Drama, T.I., French Montana N/A
"Pablo"[39] Gucci Mane, E-40 Diary Of A Trap God
"Make Ya Scream"[40] Chevy Woods Gang Land 2

Guest appearances

List of singles as featured performer, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
US R&B
US Rap
"I Luv This Shit"
(August Alsina featuring Trinidad James)
2013 48 13
  • RIAA: Platinum[14]
Testimony
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
US R&B
US Rap
"All Gold Everything" 2012 36 9 6
  • RIAA: Gold[13]
Don't Be S.A.F.E.
"Females Welcomed" 2013
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As lead artist

Singles

List of mixtapes, with year released
Title Album details
Don't Be S.A.F.E.[12]
  • Released: October 16, 2012
  • Label: Gold Gang
  • Format: Digital download
10 PC Mild[10]
  • Released: August 13, 2013
  • Label: Gold Gang
  • Format: Digital download

Mixtapes

Discography

On August 6, 2013, he announced he would be releasing his second mixtape, 10 PC Mild, on August 13.[10] After months of not releasing music, James announced that he had been dropped from Def Jam on August 1, 2014. He also stated that the album he planned to release on the label will now be released for free, and that producers and rappers who contributed to the project should not expect any compensation because he has "no money".[11]

James' debut single, "All Gold Everything", has charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B/Hip Hop charts. It is taken from his debut mixtape, Don't Be S.A.F.E. (Sensitive As Fuck Everyday), originally released on July 31, 2012,[7] and officially re-released with a music video on October 16, 2012. On December 13, 2012, it was announced that James had signed a joint venture with Def Jam Records for approximately $2 million.[8] In January, Def Jam released Don't Be S.A.F.E to iTunes, which included the official remix of "All Gold Everything" featuring 2 Chainz, T.I, and Young Jeezy.[9]

Musical career

[6] as influences.Young Jeezy, and T.I., Jay-Z, Cam'ron He has listed [5] He began rapping in November 2011.[4], where he began playing basketball.South Carolina In eighth grade, he moved to [4] He has stated that he cannot remember any parts of his life before the age of seven because of a head injury.[4] as a child.Catholic school He went to [4] Williams was born in

Early life

Contents

  • Early life 1
  • Musical career 2
  • Discography 3
    • Mixtapes 3.1
    • Singles 3.2
      • As lead artist 3.2.1
      • As featured artist 3.2.2
    • Guest appearances 3.3
    • Music videos 3.4
  • References 4
  • External links 5

[3] and subsequently launched his own record label, Gold Gang Records.Def Jam Recordings In 2012, he signed a recording contract with [2]

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