Trisha Covington (born in Cleveland, Ohio)is an African-American R&B singer who scored a top 40 R&B hit in 1994 in the U.S. "Why You Wanna Play Me Out?" Covington was signed to Columbia Records from 1994-1998. Her follow up single, "Slow Down," was released in 1995, and reached No. 79 in the US. That year also saw the release of her debut album, Call Me.