Bahamadia

Antonia D. Reed (born April 22, 1966),[2] known professionally as Bahamadia, is an American hip-hop artist and singer. Bahamadia released her debut album, Kollage in 1996,[3] which was followed up with the independently released EP, BB Queen in 2000. She then released a full length album, Good Rap Music in 2005. Since that time, Bahamadia has released the singles, Dialed Up Vol. 1 in 2013, Here in 2015, and Dialed Up Vol. 2 in 2018.

Bahamadia
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Background information
Birth nameAntonia D. Reed[1]
Born (1966-04-22) April 22, 1966 (age 54)[2]
OriginPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
GenresHip hop, alternative hip hop, jazz rap, conscious rap
Years active1990–present
LabelsChrysalis / EMI
Good Vibe Recordings
E1 Music
E1 Entertainment
Associated actsThe Roots, Gang Starr, Gang Starr Foundation, Planet Asia, Talib Kweli, Army of the Pharaohs

Throughout her career, Bahamadia has been a featured artist on tracks with musicians including, The Roots, Jedi Mind Tricks, Erykah Badu, Morcheeba, Guru, and Towa Tei.

In November 2016 Bahamadia appeared as a guest client on season 15 of Project Runway, where her son, Mah-Jing Wong, was a contestant.

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US US R&B US
HEAT
Kollage 126 13 3
BB Queen - 69 35
Good Rap Music
  • Released: August 15, 2005 (US)
  • Label: B-Girl Freedom Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download
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SinglesEdit

Year Title Chart Positions Album
Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles
1994 "Total Wreck" #50 - - Kollage
1995 "Uknowhowwedu" #15 #17 #53 Kollage
1996 "I Confess" #27 #45 #11 Kollage
1996 "Three The Hardway" #27 #45 #11 Kollage
2000 "Special Forces" - - #38 BB Queen
2000 "Commonwealth (Cheap Chicks)" - - - BB Queen
2013 "Dialed Up Vol. 1" - - - non-album release
2015 "Here" - - - non-album release
2018 "Dialed Up Vol. 2" - - - non-album release

Guest appearancesEdit

List of non-single guest appearances, with other performing artists, showing year released and album name
Title Year Other artist(s) Album
"Imagination (Imagine Dat-Dis Mix)" 1991 HanSoul Imagination / Giggolo Jig
"Proceed Pt. 3" 1994 The Roots Proceed Pts. 1 & 3
"Back To Love (Much Love Mix)" The Brand New Heavies, Guru Back To Love
"Respect the Architect" 1995 Guru, Ramsey Lewis Guru's Jazzmatazz, Vol. 2: The New Reality
"Push Up Ya Lighter" 1996 The Roots Illadelph Halflife
"Au Natural" Sweetback Sweetback
"Say Word" 1997 Boogiemonsters God Sound
"New Forms" Roni Size & Reprazent New Forms
"Be OK" 1998 Rah Digga Lyricist Lounge, Volume One
"Happy" Towa Tei, Yavahn Sound Museum
"Six Pack" Rah Digga, Nikki D, Heather B, Paula Perry, Precious P Six Pack
"Chaos" 1999 Talib Kweli Soundbombing II
"When I Shine" The Herbaliser Very Mercenary
"Following Goals" Mathematik Ecology
"Ecoute Ce Message" Beedjy Pile Ou Femme
"Exertions (Remix)" 2000 Jedi Mind Tricks, Virtuoso, Esoteric Violent by Design
"Good Girl Down" Morcheeba Fragments of Freedom
"Countdown" Spacek Eve
"Expo Expo" 2001 M-Flo, Towa Tei, Chops Expo Expo
"Too Much Weight" Princess Superstar Princess Superstar Is
"Love of My Life Worldwide" 2003 Erykah Badu, Queen Latifah, Angie Stone Worldwide Underground
"Transcend" King Britt Adventures in Lo-Fi
"Oh!" 2006 Ty, Zion I Closer
"Feel It" 2007 The Politik The Politik
"Breathe" 2009 Mr. Lif I Heard It Today
"Soul Shine" Soulution Shine Through
"Special" 2011 Median The Sender
"Authentic" 2013 Kid Tsu The Chase
"Hollow" 2015 MELO Collective Hollow
"Helvetica" 2018 Beem I Am Safe Secure Encouraged
"Something Like a War" 2019 Kindness Something Like a War

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Howse, Dominique. "Where The Hell Have You Been?: Bahamadia". hiphopdx.com. Cheri Media Group. Retrieved 2014-10-12.
  2. ^ a b BAHAMADIA, 👑 (April 22, 2015). "Happy Birthday & Thank You ( ; +++@AfroLez: I also share this birthday with my long term old skool friend @Bahamadia. Happy Birthday"". Twitter.com.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ "Bahamadia". HipHop-Elements.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-12. Retrieved 2012-01-27.
  4. ^ Kollage - AllMusic

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