Freak Nasty

Freak Nasty
Birth nameCarlito Thomas
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, United States
GenresHip hop[1][2]
Occupation(s)Rapper, producer, songwriter, disc jockey
Years active1994–present
LabelsHard Hood Records
Associated actsPMW

Carlito Thomas[1], professionally known as Freak Nasty, is an American hip hop recording artist[1][2] and record producer from Atlanta, Georgia. He was raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.[1] He is best known for his Top 40[1] single "Da Dip" released in 1996[2] which was a sleeper hit,[2] and ultimately went mainstream in the summer 1997;[2] it later peaked number 15[3] on the Hot 100. Later he released "Do What U Feel"[3] from the album Which Way is Up,[3] but it failed to reach the success of the previous song, making it to 87 on the Hot R&B charts.[3]

Music career

Freak Nasty began his career as a DJ and a hip hop producer. He was one of two, in a group called PMW. He then found success in Atlanta, Georgia with his first album Freak Nasty, selling close to 300,000 units.[citation needed] His next album Controversee... That's Life... And That's the Way It Is, was a much bigger hit and sold over 5 million units,[citation needed] mainly due to his smash hit single "Da' Dip", which peaked at number 15[3] on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2007, the single "Do It Just Like a Rockstar", peaked at number 45[3] on the Billboard Hot 100.

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