Foxy Brown

Foxy Brown


9/9/1979, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Birth Name

Inga Marchand


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Inga Marchand, 6 September 1979, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Marchand grew up with another future female rap star, Lil' Kim, in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Naming herself after the eponymous Pam Grier character in the cult blaxploitation movie, Brown's rapid rise to fame began when, at the age of…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • In August 2007, Foxy was sentenced to jail for just under a month, after she violated her probation by hitting another woman with her BlackBerry. Foxy was three months pregnant at the time.

    • In March 2007, it was revealed that a warrant had been taken out for the arrest of Foxy Brown, after she failed to appear in court to answer battery charges. Foxy was in a Florida beauty supply shop, trying on products in the bathroom. When the owner tried to close the shop, Foxy allegedly threw a tantrum and threw products at the owner, before spitting on him.

    • In February 2007, Foxy was arrested jailed overnight for battery and obstruction of justice. The crime took place at the Pembroke Pines beauty-supply shop in Florida. Foxy was held on held on $US1500 ($1910) bail for the two offences.

    • She is 5'2" (1.57 m) tall.

    • In November 2006, Foxy was sentenced to a probation period of three years after pleading guilty to assault charges on two people. Although she maintains she's innocent, Foxy has agreed to undergo anger management classes as part of her plea bargain.

    • Foxy has her hearing back and plans to release a new album by the end of the year. Last year, it was revealed she was almost completely deaf. The condition was so bas she needed someone to tap out beats on her shoulder when she was in the recording studio.

    • Foxy goes to trial on July 17, 2006, over an August 2004 assault charge in which she allegedly attacked two nail salon workers after a manicure payment dispute. A December 2005 court appearance was cancelled when Judge Melissa Jackson accused Foxy of making faces at her during the court session.

  • Quotes

    • Foxy: To find a prince, you gotta kiss some toads.

    • Foxy: To suddenly lose your hearing after 10 years as a professional artist, I questioned God: 'Why me?'. I went straight from the operating room to the studio. It was really hard. I was deaf for an entire year. The surgery was iffy. They didn't know if it would be a success, but it was.

      - Foxy explains her operation to restore her hearing in March 2006 was a success.