Mini Bio: 윤미래 (Yoon Mi Rae)

Yoon Mi Rae

T, Tasha, Baby TashaYoon Mirae, Natasha Shanta Reid. She goes by many names but is Korea’s one and only Queen of Rap/Hip Hop. Yoon Mi Rae was born on May 31, 1981 in Portland, Texas. Her father African-American, her mother Korean. Yoon Mi Rae’s father was a DJ, which is what introduced Tasha to music.

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Growing up Tasha Reid dealt with racism, and spoke of her experiences her 2007 song, “검은 행복 (Black Happiness),” from her 3rd album, “Yoon Mi Rae.”

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Starting in 1995 she organized members, and in 1997 she made her debut in Korea with R&B/Hip Hop group, Uptown, of which she was the only girl. The group was made up entirely of Korean-American members.

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In 1999 she formed Tashannie, a project Hip Hop/R&B group with Annie Lee. They released one album, “Parallel Prophecys,” on September 28, 2000.

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Due to member changes and a marijuana scandal in 2000, Uptown disbanded, and Yoon Mi Rae went on to a solo career, debuting in 2001 under the stage name T.

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Since her debut Yoon Mi Rae has released 7 albums, 6 singles, and has collaborated with numerous artists such as LeeSsang, Bizzy, Dynamic Duo, Lena Park, Jay Park, and more. She married rapper Tiger JK in June 2007, and they have one son, Jordan.

She is currently back in the music scene promoting along side husband Tiger JK, and rapper Bizzy in unit group, MFBTY (My Fans Better Than Yours).

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