Simfani Blue born Toi Troutman, a Dayton, Ohio native, has worked with such artists and producers as: Dwayne Wiggins, Kenneth Crouch, Saafir, (featured vocalist on Crawl Before You Ball, Qwest Records), Kool Moe Dee (featured on his comeback project in 2000, on Reprise Records, which was unfortunately never released), Spice One (featured on the original version of his latest release on the opening single produced by Battlecat on XtraLaced Records), Capitol Recording Artist, Pru, and the legendary Roger Troutman; in either live performances or studio sessions.
Simfani has just completed her debut CD entitled Love Addiction, on which she produced 18 of the disc's 20 tracks. Four of the songs, including the single, Three, were co-produced with Canadian artist/producer Uness. The recording also features one song produced by hit production team Great Dane Productions. Simfani wrote all songs along with all performing all vocals, background vocals and vocal arrangements. The songs "Three" and "A Bad Name" are currently in rotation on Vision Radio US, Roots Radio.org and several other Internet radio stations powered by Live365.
Simfani Blue's music served as an inspiration to the lead character, Billie aka DUKATI, in New York Time's best selling author, Eric Jerome Dickey's 12th novel, "Chasing Destiny", and several of her works and attributes will be featured in the story. In case you're a die-hard Dickey fan, you'll also find her mentioned in the 15th novel, PLEASURE.
Since it's release the album is still gaining momentum and garnering new fans. The new album should be completed by late 2010.