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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Tabi Bonney, Tabby Boe-NAY
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Story behind your band/artist name: Tabi is short for Tabiabue.
Band Members: Tabi Bonney
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC :
Northeast DC - Langdon Park. Tabi was born in Togo Africa, raised in Washington DC, and currently resides between Los Angeles, DC, and Togo.
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area:
1) Tabi's 2006 hit "The Pocket" (followed quickly by the success of Wale), pretty much put DC Hip - Hop on the map and paved the way for the current rash of DC rappers.
2) Tabi's international fashion sense influenced the departure of the younger generation from traditional DC-bred urban clothing lines.
3) In 2016, Tabi represented DC at South By Southwest's DC showcase.
Official Website URL: tabibonney.com
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/tabibonney/?fref=ts
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1JzkzsJNbzt83vQ9Q54qnp
Main Genre: Pop
Other Genres: Electronic, Hip - Hop