How much is Foxy Brown worth? $1.8 million
How did Foxy Brown earn her money and wealth?
Foxy Brown was born on 6th September 1978, in New York, USA. She is a rapper, model, and actress. In 1995, Brown debuted in rap through the sixth studio album by LL Cool J Mr. Smith. LL Cool J was impressed by her performance at the Park Slope talent contest. The following year, Brown was featured on the soundtrack to the film The Nutty Professor (1996), on the songs “ Touch Me Tease Me” and “Ain’t No Higher” by Case and Jay-Z respectively.
In the same year, Brown released her debut album Ill Na Na. The album was a commercial success and was #7 on Billboard 200. The album featured appearances from Jay-Z, Blackstreet, Method Man, and Kid Capri as a guest. The two hit singles from the album were “ Get Me Home” and “I’ll Be”. After the release of the album, Brown joined Nas, AZ, and Nature to form a supergroup known as The Firm. The album was produced and recorded by Dr. Dre, The Trackmasters, and Steve “ Commissioner” Stoute and released via Aftermath Records. The supergroup had its first appearance in Nas’s second studio album It Was Written in 1996.
In 1997, the supergroup, The Firm, released their first album The Album or Nas, Foxy Brown, AZ, and Nature Present The Firm: The Album. The album was a huge commercial hit which entered #1 in Billboard 200. The album sold over 50,000 million copies and is RIAA certified gold. In the year she joined in MTV hosted spring break festivities in Panama City, Florida. Later in the year, she joined the Smokin’ Grooves tour hosted by House of Blues. In 1999, Brown released her second studio album Chyna Doll. The album debuted #1 on Billboard 200 album charts. The album was certified platinum selling over 1 million copies.
In 2001, Brown released her third full -length studio album Broken Silence. The album debuted no. 5 on Billboard. The first single from the album, “Oh Yeah”, featured Jamaican Dancehall artist Spragga Benz. Another single from the album, “BK Anthem” was a tribute to her hometown Brooklyn and to famous rappers like The Notorious B.I.G and Jay Z. The album was certified gold by RIAA. Later in the year, Brown recorded a song for action-comedy film Rush Hour 2, Blow My Whistle. The song was a collaboration with Hikaru Utada, a Japanese-American singer-songwriter. The song was written by Hikaru herself along with Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo.
In 2002, Brown released her single “Stylin”. The remix of the single featured rappers Birdman, Gavin, Loon and N.O.R.E. The following year she was featured in “Too Much for Me”, a single from DJ Kayslay’s Street Sweeper’s Volume One Mixtape. Later she appeared in the album Dance with My Father by Luther Vandross. Brown suffered a hearing loss during the period because of which the release date of her albums was postponed. Later she released a mixtape Brooklyn’s Don Diva. This was the first mixtape in her career. In 2007, Brown came with her own independent record label Black Rose Entertainment. Her street album Brooklyn Don Diva was released under this label. Brown later worked with Nick Minaj in Pink Friday Tour and also appeared on MTV Rapfix in 2013. Brown is currently working on her album King Soon Come.
What are the highest-selling albums of Foxy Brown?
- Ill Na Na (1996): 1 million copies
- Chyna Doll (1999) : 844,000 copies
- Broken Silence (2001): 553,000 copies
- King Soon Come (2018)