Nadanuf was a female rap duo from Cincinatti, Ohio that consisted of members Deena “Sweet Diggety” Philpot and Megan “Phor-One-One” Standifer. They were discovered in Cincinatti by music producer Aaron “Babyboy” Griffin who helped the duo get a record contract with Reprise Records.

In 1997, Nadanuf released their self-titled debut album which didn’t appear to chart at all on the Billboard charts.

Their first single, a cover version of Kurtis Blow’s “The Breaks” (featuring Kurtis Blow himself)  peaked at #115 on Billboard’s Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, #11 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Singles chart, and #58 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Singles chart in November of 1997, staying on the chart for 20 weeks.

Nadanuf’s second single, “6 AM (We Be Rollin’) peaked at #102 on Billboard’s Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, #21 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Singles chart, and #55 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Singles chart in March of 1998, staying on the chart for 16 weeks. Another song, “Single Life” appeared on the “Living Single” television soundtrack.

After that, it seemed as if Nadanuf faded into obscurity, but Megan Standifer (now Ahmmi Harkness) started her solo career, releasing her first EP, “Future, Present, Past” in 2001 on her own record label, FiveTwentyEight Music Entertainment.

Megan has also been a ghostwriter for various emcees and R&B musicians. She is a single mother of one and has written a book called “God is in the Bathroom.” Deena Philpot currently resides in Florida and has three kids.

To see Megan’s website, go to:
http://www.meganstandifer.com

To see Megan’s MySpace page, go to:
http://www.myspace.com/queencityentertainment

To see a fan-made video for “The Breaks,” go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ph9LDVNKHco

To see a fan-made video for “6 AM (We Be Rollin’),” go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt2PVDUHAFE

To see a fan-made video for “Losing You,” go to:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6wAqAeMyfA

 

[updated on 08-17-12]

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