Nikki D was the first female rapper signed by Def Jam Recordings.
She signed with Def Jam in 1989, and released her debut single “Lettin’ Off Steam” the same year. It was produced by Sam Sever. The single’s video featured Flavor Flav. Later Nikki D released the more commercially acceptable song, “Daddy’s Little Girl” some two years later, which reached #1 on the USBillboard Hot Rap Singles chart.
Prior to releasing “Daddy’s Little Girl”, Nikki D was on tour in Europe for a year with fellow R&B artist Alyson Williams. Nikki D has recorded songs with Moby, Queen Latifah on the Set It Off soundtrack, with Redman for his Muddy Waters album, EPMD, Naughty By Nature, Flavor Unit and Suzanne Vega.
Daddy’s Little Girl is the only album released by rapper, Nikki D. It was released on September 3, 1991 through Def Jam Recordings and featured production from S.I.D., Prince Paul, Sam Server and The Bomb Squad’s Eric Sadler. The album reached No. 54 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums; the eponymous lead single reached No. 10…
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