LaTasha Sheron Rogers
July 30, 1970
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
June 4, 1991 (aged 20)
The Boys, The Good Girls,Queen Latifah, Johnny Gill, A Tribe Called Quest, Today,Teddy Riley
LaTasha Sheron Rogers (July 30, 1970 – June 4, 1991), better known as MC Trouble, was a rap artist, and the first female rapper signed to Motown Records.
MC Trouble had a minor hit with the song "(I Wanna) Make You Mine" featuring The Good Girls, released May 25, 1990. "Make You Mine" peaked at #15 on the Billboard Magazine's Hot Rap Songs charts. The title track of her debut album Gotta Get a Gripwas released as a second single on September 14, 1990. Gotta Get a Grip showed promise as a mix of hardcore rap and more commercial R&B.
1Illness and death
Illness and death
Rogers was born with epilepsy and received daily treatment to prevent seizures; In 1991, she was in production for her second album when she died in her sleep on June 4, 1991, while at the home of a friend in Los Angeles shortly after suffering an epileptic seizure which resulted in heart failure.
The posthumous single "Big Ole Jazz" was released in 1992 and appeared on the House Party 2 soundtrack resulted in a second & final hit on Billboard's rap singles chart. The song 'Vibes and Stuff' by rap group A Tribe Called Quest off their album The Low End Theory was dedicated to MC Trouble. Her dedication is mentioned several times throughout the track.
1988: Highroller's Girl (EP)
1990: Gotta Get a Grip