Roland Collins (born November 23, 1985), better known by the stage name Troy Ave, is an American rapper from the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. His moniker derives from Troy Avenue, a street near his boyhood home. In November 2013, his first studio album, New York City: The Album, was released. It debuted at number 47 on the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. He was named in XXL magazine’s 2014 Freshmen Class.
“Bodak Yellow” leads for a second week! A week ago, “Bodak,” released on The KSR Group/Atlantic Records, made Cardi B just the second female rapper to top the Hot 100 without any other billed artists, following Lauryn Hill, whose first solo Hot 100 entry (apart from the Fugess), “Doo Wop (That Thing),” led for two […]