MC Trey (born Thelma Thomas in Lami, Fiji) is a Fijian-Australian rapper, vocalist and hip-hop activist. She was also nominated as one of Sydney’s Top 10 Creative Innovators in the field of music and is a member of an ARIA nominated band, Foreign Heights. Over the past 13 years, Trey has established herself as an artist within hip-hop and urban music in Australia.
Her most recent project was a collaboration with Maya Jupiter (Channel V) and DJ Nick Toth as hip-hop trio, Foreign Heights. The second single off the ‘Foreign Heights’ (Grindin’) album, ‘Get Yours’ earned them an ARIA nomination in 2007.
Off mic, Trey is a youth arts worker, who has been facilitating hip-hop music workshops for young people around Australia for over10 years. Her work in this area was awarded a Vodafone Australia Foundation, World of Difference grant, enabling her to co-ordinate music programs for at-risk and disadvantaged young people at Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE) in Western Sydney. These programs aim to further-develop participant’s writing, communication and performance skills and encourage young people to tell their stories through hip-hop music.