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Plies
Plies

Birth name

Algernod Lanier Washington

Born

July 1, 1976 (1976-07-01) (age 44)
Fort Myers, Florida, U.S.

Genre

Hip hop

Occupation

Rapper

Years active

2001-present

Label

Big Gates Records (2001-present)
Slip-n-Slide Records (2004-present)
Atlantic Records (2004-present)

Associated acts

DJ Khaled, Jeezy, Kodak Black, Rico Love, Trick Daddy

Algernod Lanier Washington (born July 1, 1976), better known by his stage name Plies, is an American rapper from Fort Myers, Florida. He was a college football player but dropped out to pursue his music career and founded the record label Big Gates Records. His 2007 debut album, The Real Testament, peaked at #2 on the US Billboard 200 and was supported by the international charting singles "Shawty" featuring T-Pain and "Hypnotized" featuring Akon. Washington's second album, Definition of Real, also peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 when it was released in 2008. His next two albums, Da REAList and Goon Affiliated, peaked at #14 and #5 on the Billboard 200 respectively.

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