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Birth Name: Phonte Coleman
Birth Place: North Carolina, U.S.A.
Years Active: 1998 - present
Genres: Rap, R&B, Neo Soul

Phonte Coleman, better known as Phonte, is a Grammy nominated American rapper, formerly of the now defunct North Carolina trio Little Brother and one-half of the duo The Foreign Exchange. He has also recorded R&B-flavored output as a singer (often under the pseudonym Percy Miracles). Phonte first met the other members of Little Brother, Rapper Big Pooh and 9th Wonder, in 1998 while attending North Carolina Central University. The three shared common musical interests and decided to form a group. “Speed,” the group's first song recorded together, led to them signing a deal with the independent ABB Records, and recording their debut album, 2003’s “The Listening.” The album's success... Continue Bio >>

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