Katrina Laverne Taylor (born December 3, 1978), better known by her stage name Trina, is an American rapper, songwriter and model from Miami, Florida. Trina first gained notoriety in 1998 with her appearance on Trick Daddy's second studio album www.thug.com, in the single 'Nann Nigga'. Since then she has released five moderately successful studio albums; XXL Magazine calls her 'the most consistent female rapper of all time'. Source Magazine celebrated Trina's career for the 2012 Women's History month. Trina is of Dominican descent on her father's side; her mother is Afro-Bahamian. Trina's parents were separated while she was growing up. She lived in the Liberty City projects and in Pembroke Isle, Florida. She attended Miami Northwestern High School. In her spare time, Trina wrote rap rhymes, which caught the attention of Miami rapper Trick Daddy whom then approached her in 1998 to be featured on his song 'Nann Nigga'.
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