From her hit songs to her beef with Tammy, one of #LHHATL’s newest cast members is stealing the show. Many people believe that Betty Idol is transgender yet they are mistaken. Betty Idol’s BFF D. Smith has been transitioning from man to woman for the past few years.
D. Smith is the Grammy Award-winning producer featured on Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta. VH1 explains that she is best friends with Betty Idol. The image below shows him her before the transition:
D. Smith As A Man Before Transitioning
Betty Idol is best known for her vocals on the song Thug Cry by Rick Ross featuring Lil’ Wayne. Smith has also worked with Lil’ Wayne. She wrote and produced the song Shoot Me Down for Tha Carter III.
She describes the track as a dark but peaceful song. Some of the other artists she has worked with include Ciara, Keri Hilson, Lloyd, Andre 3000, Estelle and Monica.
She recently made headlines as Love & Hip-Hop’s first transgender woman. In the following video she brings transgender awareness to the forefront:
She is serious about music and doesn’t care about money. The award-winning producer says that every project she works on is important to her. She is building a legacy as oppose to a resume.
D. Smith Before Transitioning
In the following Instagram post she explains that she was a man due to her attempt to satisfy society.