Robin Yvette Allen (born June 11, 1968), AKA The Lady of Rage, Rapper , singer, and actress!
We remember her from the collaborations with Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg on ‘ The Chonic’ and ‘Doggystyle’
Lady of Rage began her career as part of the LA Posse who worked with the likes of LL cool J , Chubb Rock and many others.
Dr. Dre then discovered her after the L.A. Posse let him listen to some of the tracks on their album and the vocals she recorded.
She appeared on several tracks from Dr. Dre’s 1992 classic ’The Chronic’ album, and on Snoop’s Doggystyle in 1993.
In 1994, she had a hit single with “Afro Puffs’ from the ‘Above the Rim’ soundtrack.
Though she had made more than a dozen appearances on soundtracks as well as albums from her Death Row Records, the Lady of Rage didn’t release an album until ’97. ‘Necessary Roughness’
After the release of her album and a guest-appearance with Gangstarr alongside Kurupt (“You Know My Steez (Three Men and a Lady Remix)”) in 1998, Rage left Death Row Records and the music industry to focus on acting. The Lady of Rage then went on to be featured in the television sitcom, The Steve Harvey Show as Coretta Cox, a recurring role she played from 1997 to 2000. she also had a role in Next Friday as Baby D, big sister of Day Day’s ex-girlfriend.
So, Ladies loosen up your bra straps and Wish a Very Happy Birthday to the Lady of Rage who turns 47 yrs old today! lol
Many more , BABY D!
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