Passion (born Passione Broussard from Oakland, California) is a former female rapper from the ’90s. She made her first musical appearance on Erick Sermon’s 1995 album “Double or Nothing” on the track, “Move On.”

From 1996 to 1998, Passion had provided guest vocals on albums for artists such as Jamal, Keith Murray, Rappin’ 4-Tay, the D.O.C and M.C. Breed.

In 1996, she signed a record deal with MCA Records and she released her only album “Baller’s Lady” which peaked at #85 on Billboard’s R&B Albums chart.

Her first single, “Where I’m From” peaked at #108 on Billboard’s Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, #29 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Singles chart and #88 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Singles chart, staying on the chart for 8 weeks. It was featured in the movie “Bulletproof.” The follow-up single, “Gigolos Get Lonely Too” failed to chart and due to low album sales, Passion was dropped from her label. blameitongame

In 1999, she released her sophomore album “Blame it On the Game” on her own record label, Yo Playa Patna Records. It’s unknown how or if the album was successful.

Passion made her last musical appearance in 2003 on rapper E-40’s album “Breakin’ News” on the track “That’s a Good Look 4 U.” These days, she resides in Berkeley, California with her son and works in the transactions department for Red Oak Realty.

To see the music video for “Where I’m From,” go to:

To see the music video for “Gigolos Get Lonely Too,” go to:

 

[updated on 04\19\2016]

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