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Rahaile Foday

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Rahaile Foday
Also known asElizabethX
Born (1993-02-06) February 6, 1993 (age 27)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation(s)Musician, actress, model
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2015-present

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Rahaile Foday known with her stage name ElizabethX is an American musician and actress with a West African background, her father is a Ghanaian and her mother is from Liberia.[1][2][3] She gained popularity when she acted in the movie Better Off Single which was nominated for the 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

ElizabethX was born and raised in Philadelphia to a single mother of Liberian descent and a Ghanaian father.

Career[edit]

ElizabethX started her career as a model and made her first cameo appearance in Rae Sremmund - Up Like Trump music video which led the duo to their first BET Awards and BET Hiphop Awards in 2015.[5][6][7]

According to an interview with Ayo Onikoyi of Vanguard, ElizabethX confirmed that her decision to pursue music was because she was left lonely all day at home by her busy mother at her tender age and saw music as a comforter.[8] As a lover of Afrobeats, ElizabethX picks inspiration from Naira Marley, Tiwa Savage, Kiss Daniel and Sarkodie.[9]

ElizabethX recently announced her debut EP titled 'Xsistence' and has released a single 'Cold' out of the yet-to-be-released album.[10][11]

Discograph[edit]

  • Cold

Videography[edit]

Year Title Director Ref
2020 Cold Rafael Abreu [12]

Award and nomination[edit]

Year Award Ceremony Prize Recipient Result Ref
2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival Panavision Spirit Award for Independent Cinema Better Off Single Nominated [4]

References[edit]

  1. Published. "ElizabethX 'proves' her Xsistence". Punch Newspapers. Retrieved 2020-02-19.
  2. https://www.independent.ng/xsistence-elizabethx-reconnects-with-african-roots/
  3. "Naira Marley, Tiwa Savage, Sarkodie my favourite Afrobeat artistes –ElizabethX". www.msn.com. Retrieved 2020-02-27.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Better Off Single - IMDb, retrieved 2020-02-19
  5. LEGEND. "Rae Sremmurd - Up Like Trump". OnSMASH. Retrieved 2020-02-20.
  6. Staff, Variety; Staff, Variety (2015-06-29). "BET Awards Winners: Full List". Variety. Retrieved 2020-02-20.
  7. "BET Hip Hop Awards Winners 2015 List: Kendrick Lamar & Big Sean Win Big". Billboard. Retrieved 2020-02-20.
  8. "Childhood loneliness led me to music — Elizabeth X". Vanguard News. 2020-02-02. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  9. "Naira Marley, Tiwa Savage, Sarkodie my favourite Afrobeat artistes –ElizabethX » Entertainment » Tribune Online". Tribune Online. 2020-02-16. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  10. "ElizabethX to release debut EP 'Xsistence'". The Nation Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers. 2020-02-02. Retrieved 2020-02-21.
  11. https://www.independent.ng/xsistence-elizabethx-reconnects-with-african-roots/. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiaUYAsm9cM. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)

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