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Trey Songz Visits 'Extra'

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Trey Songz has ascended to the realm of superstar status. With numerous awards to his name, including 3 Grammy nominations, he continues to redefine R&B’s contemporary landscape with his seamless blend of Soul and Hip Hop.

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A staple at industry events, the R&B crooner has come a long way from his humble beginnings in Petersburg, Virginia. However, after taking a closer look, despite his lavish lifestyle, our hometown favorite is still pretty connected to his roots.

Take a look at 7 reasons why Trey Songz is still repping VA:

 

 

 

1. He’s creative! Trey Songz is in good company when it comes to artistry. Other musicians from the commonwealth include Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams, Missy Elliot and D’Angelo.

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2. He loves home base but is not afraid to see the world.

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3. He’s got that classic VA humor — “yo Mumma”

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4. He’s not afraid of his roots and sees the value in history.

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5. Yes! Virginia is for lovers!

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7. He knows the value in mixing politics and entertainment.

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