Toya (singer)

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Toya
Birth nameLaToya Rodriguez
Also known asLunatic Lady, St. Lou Girly
Born(1983-07-22) July 22, 1983 (age 29)
OriginSt. Louis, Missouri, United States
GenresR&B
OccupationsSinger, songwritter
Years active2001–2006
LabelsHit City Ent./Arista Records (2000-2009)
 
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Toya
Birth nameLaToya Rodriguez
Also known asLunatic Lady, St. Lou Girly
Born(1983-07-22) July 22, 1983 (age 29)
OriginSt. Louis, Missouri, United States
GenresR&B
OccupationsSinger, songwritter
Years active2001–2006
LabelsHit City Ent./Arista Records (2000-2009)

LaToya "Toya" Martin (born LaToya Rodriguez), known professionally as Toya, is a former American R&B singer from St. Louis, Missouri. She is perhaps best known for her 2001 hit, "I Do!!", which reached No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Musical career

Her hit 2001 single "I Do" led to her self-titled debut album the same year. Her second single was 2002's "No Matter What (Party All Night)".

Toya confirmed via Twitter that she would like to record music again.[1]

Personal life

One of three girls born to a Puerto Rican father and an African American mother, Rodriguez was named after LaToya Jackson.[2] She graduated from Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School in St. Louis County, Missouri, and St. Louis University.

Toya is married to former University of Tennessee quarterback and current University of Southern California assistant coach Tamaurice "Tee" Martin. On March 15, 2004 their son Kaden Martin was born.[3] In 2012, Rodriguez gave birth to a second child, another son Cannon, according to her via Twitter.

Discography

Albums

Singles

YearSongU.SU.S RhythmicU.S R&BAUSAUS UrbanAlbum
2001"I Do!!"16825125Toya
2002"No Matta What (Party All Night)"86342510
2002"Hey Ma"
with Cam'ron, Freeky Zeeky & Juelz Santana
3722910Single release only (does not appear on album version)

Other appearances

References

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