Alyssa Michelle Stephens, known professionally as Latto or Big Latto, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. She first appeared on the reality television series The Rap Game in 2016, where she was known as Miss Mulatto and won the show's first season. Latto's mainstream breakthrough occurred with her 2019 single, "Bitch from da Souf", and soon afterwards signing with RCA Records. In August 2020, the song entered the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 95. After releasing a remix of the song with rappers Saweetie and Trina, Latto released the follow up single, "Muwop" featuring Gucci Mane, in 2020. Both songs were included on Latto's debut album Queen of Da Souf, released on August 21, 2020 through RCA. In 2020, Latto was nominated for Best New Hip Hop Artist at the 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards. In February 2021, it was announced that Latto would be named MTV's Global Push Artist of the month.