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Island Vibes Trinidad and Tobago – 9 artists with Trini roots

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1. Nicki Minaj

Nicki is known to rep her Trini roots by attending Carnival celebrations on the island. She is from Queens, NY but has never been shy about her families Caribbean origins. She filmed a video for “Pound the Alarm” there in 2012 and has a song called “Trini Dem Girls” that shows love as well.

2. Trinidad James

It’s in the name.

3. Teyana Taylor

The G.O.O.D. Music star also has roots in Trinidad.

4. Theophilus London

Theophilus London hails from New York via Trinidad and Tobego.


5. Bobby Shmurda

Yeah, Bobby Shmurda too.


6. A$AP Ferg

A$AP Ferg from the A$AP Mob also has Trini blood.


7. Phife

One of the more vocal rappers when it comes to his Trini roots, Phife Dawg from ATCQ repped Trinidad and Tobago all the time.


8. Cardi B

Cardi B has Trini lineage on her mother’s side.


9. Foxy Brown

Foxy Brown, member of The Firm who got her start with Jay-Z, is also Trini.

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