Algernod Lanier Washington (born July 1, 1976), better known by his stage name Plies, is an American rapper and songwriter. Born in Fort Myers, Florida, Washington was a wide receiver on the Miami Redskins football team of Miami University in Ohio in 1996 and 1997 before beginning his musical career. After dropping out of college, he founded BIG GATES Records with his stepbrother. Signed to Slip-n-Slide Records, from 2007 to 2008 he released three albums. Plies debuted in 2007 with The Real Testament with successful singles “Shawty” and “Hypnotized”. Plies also released two albums in 2008, Definition of Real and Da REAList, and later released Goon Affiliated in 2010.
Also Known As
DJ Khaled Jeezy Kodak Black Ne-Yo Rico Love Trick Daddy
Algernod Lanier Washington
United States of America