We woke up to a pleasant surprise this week, with Miami’s very own Trina stepping onto NPR’s tiny desk stage, accompanied by her band. After 15-minutes of lyrical brilliance, with a paced and balanced flow, Trina fans worldwide were proud of the representation she brought to NPR. Hailing from Liberty City, Trina’s introduction into the music scene is nothing short of iconic. As the first female solo rap artist signed to Slip-N-Slide Records, Trina’s legacy is one of a trailblazing female rapper.
Trina’s Tiny Desk Concert provided a combination of emotional and hard-hitting tunes that satisfied both dedicated fans and those who were listening for the first time. Trina began her show with “Mama” a song dedicated to her late mother.
Trina’s confidence, sass and bold expression as a rapper, has solidified her place in the Hip-Hop community as both a veteran and a leader.
She represents Miami City culture and is a strong female voice, empowering fellow listeners. Trina performed her hit single “Da Baddest Bitch,” providing the perfect blend of old school Miami vibes with modern lyrics.
Trina’s delivery and in-the-pocket flow brought an unstoppable energy to the media platform. Her captivating performance and the majority of Trina’s set celebrated Miami rap culture. From her subtle dance moves to her clothing, Trina proudly incorporated the city’s unique flavor into her set. She used her performance to bring the best of south Florida to NPR’s national audience.