Reminisce Mackie (née Smith; May 30, 1980), known professionally as Remy Ma, is a Grammy-nominated American rapper and member of Fat Joe's rap crew, Terror Squad. Ma was featured on the group's hit song "Lean Back" from their second album True Story and M.O.P.'s "Ante Up (Remix)". Her debut solo album, There's Something About Remy: Based on a True Story, was released on February 7, 2006. She has won two Vibe awards, two Source awards, a BET award for "Best Female Hip Hop", from three nominations in that category. Remy cites Big Punisher and Roxanne Shante as her biggest influences. In 2007 Smith was convicted of intentional assault after shooting a member of her entourage, and sentenced to eight years in the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women. She lost an appeal in 2011 and was released on parole on August 1, 2014.