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The Scorpion is the lead rapper, singer, songwriter, music producer, and one of many guitar virtuosos of the band Outlaw Starr. She's also a model, author, comic artist/writer, photographer, movie producer/director (she also directed some of the band's videos), accomplished martial artist, occasional actress, and eventually a entertainment multi-media mogul, and industrialist/tech magnate.

She was born Tishauna "Tish" Diana Delacroix Starr in Los Angeles in 1977 She's the first born of Aaron Tyron Delacroix and Tisha Denise Starr one of 15, which 5 of them also counting as cousins (her dad really got around). Exceptionally gorgeous (like most of the family). Her back ground is very humble like most of the band members. Tish grew up in a very tough blue collar neighborhood but still managed to have a normal happy childhood. Although alot of her peers ended up in jail or dead when they got older. Like most of the band she has quite a few tattoos and piercings. note  Tish is a self taught guitarists, her uncle showed her the basics while she did the rest on her own. Her first guitar was a strata caster guitar she saw at a pawn shop that had a red and white color scheme, and a rose floral design with stylish green thorny vines (she later had a custom white strap with a red rose floral design made for it). She would go on and call it "Rose". Other guitars she play is a candy red Ibanez JEM 555 BK, red Ibanez Universe 7 with a rose floral art (named Rosie), and a chrome/metallic red star shaped Ibanez Destroyer, and a candy red Les Paul Gibson with gold finishes on the metal parts, including a gold plated whammy bar (Floyd Rose). Tish really loves whammy bars and wah-wah pedals. Scorpion is also ambidextrous, and plays both left and right handed, but is left dominate. She also plays both six, and seven string guitars, and is capable of playing them flips upside down like Hendrix. Tish is the band's primary lead song writer, and singer, and with a high 6 octave voice (and has the ability to reach notes beyond the 7th octave) is easy to see why. Though she shares writing duties now, she was the primary writer until the early 2000's. Over the years she has built a great reputation as a music producer, primarily in hip-hop and R&B though. Scorpion also have a passing interest in astrology, and numerology.

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As a child, and teen she was basically Punky Brewster/Pippi Longstocking, with some allusions to the character Fool.

When she became a fortune 500 business woman in her late 20's to mid 30's, adapting to the corporate world, for better...or worse She became more of a Howard Hughes meets, Angela Davis meets Emmanuelle & Black Emanuelle meets Jerrica 'Jem' Benton meets John D. Rockefeller meets Dagny Taggartnote  or alternatively Asami Sato.

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Discography:

  • The Scorpion (1996)
  • Along Crawled A Scorpion (2001)
  • Scorpio (2002)
  • Venom (2003)
  • The Return Of The Scorpion(2004) A double disc album that went diamond, and her biggest selling record.
  • Hagakure (2010)
  • In 2014 she released a 3 part album entitled Shogun, Ronin, and Katana respectively on the same day. ALL three albums was critically acclaimed.
    • Shogun (2014) A album consisting mostly of bluesy Hard Rock guitar driven Soul, and contemporary R&B.
    • Ronin (2014) Straight faced lyrically dense Hardcore Hip Hop album. Also a swan song for her career as a solo emcee.
    • Katana (2014) Guitar instrumental album, which was ''HIGHLY' praised for her guitar work.
  • The Legend Of The Scorpion (2015) A Best Of Album.
  • Shogun-Assassin (2017) After the critical acclaim of the Shogun album, Scorpion decided to double down on that sound and released this album to much of the same critical praise. With people complimenting her on her powerful compelling vocals, strong topical song writing, and her masterclass guitar performance.
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The Scorpion and her music provides examples of:

  • The Ace: As a matter of fact, arguably the ace of the band.
  • Ace Custom: Her many custom guitars
  • Absolute Cleavage: in several music vids.
  • Action Girl: Of the highest caliber
  • Amazonian Beauty: Roughly 5'10 and a half, and exceptionally lean and toned with rock hard abs. Same for most of the females in the band.
  • Ambiguously Bi: At first, till she admitted being "ambisextrous".
  • Ambiguously Brown: The Delacroix side of the family for all intents and purposes are fair skin blacks with some creole background and light brown golden eyes, While the Starr side is basically fair skin blacks with Light green eyes. The starr kids mostly inherited the green eyes.
  • Animal Wrongs Group: On her cooking show she cooked a 10 pound lobster from her private lobster farm. Some animal lovers was upset to say the least. Probably because they never saw a live one cooked before. She of course found this amusing.
  • Anonymous Benefactor: Starr Industries lobbyists. And sometimes Tishauna herself, to the point she's the new bogeyman to the conservative right. With some conservative media sites equating her to being a new hipper and younger female version of George Soros. See also Mysterious Backer below.
  • Arbitrarily Large Bank Account:
  • Aunt Pennybags: If you need it she can find it and buy it for you. Tish is a really good friend to have. Gave MILLIONS to her pet charities and causes, and built several homes for victims of hurricane Katrina. Also give out money to young aspiring directors if she likes the project well enough (i.e Splinter).
    Scorpion: It's just money..
    • The Scrooge: Alternatively while she gives large extravagant gifts to friends family, and see's philanthropy, houses, cars, jewelry, gold & silver as good investments she refuses to spend lots of money on herself when it comes to things like food, clothes, and shoes. She's very frugal in this department. Most fruits and vegetables she grows herself in her greenhouse, her houses have been made green by giving them solar panels among other things, and decided to make a trendy affordable clothing line for fans (though she does have a high end brand). She also refused to buy the PS3 on launch day and claimed that the price was "fucking ridiculous" and ridiculed Angelina for buying it.
  • Attention Deficit Creator Disorder: Lots of side groups, like Dark Starr (a Hardcore hip hop group with Mantis, and Spyder), Trinity Starr (which is a Dirty Rap, Sexcore note , Porno Rap group, made up of herself and Tiarra and Tierra), Celestial Dragon (a alternative hip-hop duo with her male BFF Blackdragon Sixnote ), and The Eternal Ones (A high concept Avant-garde, Horrorcore, Hardcore Hip Hop Supergroup, consisting of all 5 members of Bone Thugs N Harmony, Tech9ne, Rebel X-D, The Triad, Psycho Sonya, Tiarra and Tierra, Mantis, spyder, and The Sandman). likely overlap with One-Hour Work Week below
  • Awesome by Analysis: Alot of the things she know is self taught due to observing others, and being a fast learner. It's made her a awesome musician.
  • Badass Boast: "You claim to be a rock star, But i want you to show it/ "You say you're a rock star, Well then prove it".
    • A boast she likely picked up from the late great Bo Diddly.
  • Bare Your Midriff:
  • Batman Gambit: Great for her business deals.
  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: Consolidated into one woman.
  • Berserk Button: The whole colorism thing, especially growing up. She was aware of it growing up but it was in your face during her college years. Forcing her to confront it. She eventually got over it.
    • Especially when she has to explain to both white and black people that she's not a fair skin Latina, nor is she Italian or Greek.
  • Big Fancy House: A glorified country club turned mansion she renovated in Malibu. It's 3 times the length of the spelling house and twice as tall. with a indoor full functioning private nightclub in one of the sub levels, a full size 2 floor private strip club in the west wing basement and sub-basement that has a full bar and grill, dressing room for the girls, 7 spacious pole dancing areas and up stairs private area, and a "water sport" area where girls dance while being sprayed with water nozzles for wet t-shirt contests, there's also oil wrestling in which band members participate in from time to time (and post it on vemeo no less) note  , three full sized 30 seat movie theater and concession area, a bakery, a outdoor bar and grill, a large 2 floor library with a spiral staircase, 2 elevators, an observatory on the estate not far from the house, sports bar and grill, a nice bar and lounge area, a living room the size of a hotel lobby, a large den, large arcade room, a massive modernized wine cellar, a 7 lane bowling ally with concession, a large infinity pool (and one indoors), a private beach area that's a small walk from the home, a large car garage and...you know what? you name it, it's probably in there. She needed an hour long special just to show it off in a MTV Cribs type show of Outlaw Starr. And they still had supplemental material for internet extras.
    • Also has a large sleek 11 bedroom modern mansion in the hills over looking the pacific (it was her first mansion).
    • A nice waterfront villa in Hawaii
    • A nice mansion in Miami, on star island. Similar to the one that was blown up in Bad Boys 2
    • A 3 floor high rise in new york, another one in miami.
    • A private island and villa in the Caribbean.
    • And a old 13 floor dilapidated brick building she and her sibling bought dirt cheap, and renovated as their private getaway club house of sorts in San Francisco. Ascending downwards there's a large indoor pool on the roof with a retractable skyline, a floor with a indoor strip club, a floor with 2 lounge areas and bar, a floor with a built in McDonald's, Ihop, and Starbucks, a floor that's a recording studio, 2 floors with all the bed rooms, a floor with the kitchen and dinning area, and one floor that's a whole 2 floor den with a giant Tv monitor and kitchen section, the bottom floor being a reception like area with a receptionist at a desk. The basement is a area they keep secret where they "entertain" guests. and of course 2 elevators. And an attached garage that houses about 2 dozen cars with car elevators.
  • Big Eater: She'll eat almost anything if it's properly prepared and cooked.
  • Biker Babe
  • Bi the Way: Seems to be rather common among the Starr family , except the oldest of her young brothers. For a long while she avoided talking about it and let her writing and music speak for it self, which gave mixed messages of her orientation. However in the early 00's she eventually fessed up.
  • Black And Geeky:
  • Blood Knight: Violence is a last resort for her, and would rather avoid it if she could, BUT she LOVES to fight. It may not be her first option but she don't really mind it either.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Downplayed when she was a teenager and young adult.
  • Boobs of Steel: Runs on both sides of the family including large nipples.
  • Breakthrough Hit: 7 Strings of Death as far as establishing herself as a guitar goddess, 9 years later it would be her complicated 3 minute guitar solo on Twisted Metal off of the second Transformers soundtrack. Essentially reminding people that she's still just as good as her band mates (and anyone else in the music world for that matter). Before then her band mates was slowly overshadowing her in the guitar department.
  • Broken Base: Scorpion's fans are divided over the different genres she performs. A huge chunk prefer all of her music, while others only appreciate either the Hip-Hop, Rock, or Soul/R&B specifically. A kinda microcosm of the whole band's fandom really.
  • Brother–Sister Incest: According to some gossip rags. Mostly due to her being close to her baby brothers. She also gets this when she's hanging with anyone of her sisters as well.
  • Bully Hunter: By her own admition her crew would actually terrorize a lot of the school bullies. But this often in ended up getting her into a lot of trouble and turning into a real life Shaggy Dog Story ending for her, as she constantly stayed in trouble with teachers and principles. She says it was all worth it though.
  • But Not Too Black: Tishauna could pass for either a fair-skin Latina, or Mediterranean. Which can cause her grief.
  • Camera Fiend: Loves to take glam, and erotic pictures of her band mates, and models...including herself. In fact most professionally done pics of her is actually shot by her at least 90% of the time. Photography is a hobby of hers. To some it comes off as narcissistic but that's not her intentions though. She just like taking pictures of herself.
  • Can't Get Away with Nuthin': Strongly subverted as she and her siblings did whatever they wanted as long as it didn't endanger others. Likely cause they was latchkey kids. Tish being the oldest would skip school and go to a movie or watch a Lakers/Clippers game, or go back home to sleep and or have sex (sometimes with older men). It didn't help that she had her own car as a teen, and could drive as early as 13.
  • Child Prodigy: When it came to music, martial arts and drawing. Was also skipped a grade when she was young. However she seems to have hit a wall as far as academia goes. Once she got into high school her fast learning curve seemed to have plateaued so to speak. She was always bad at math but was good enough so she wouldn't get held back. But by the time of high school it became her Achilles heel.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome: Saved a drowning kid, knocked out a guy who was being rough on a girl in the club.
  • The Clan: The Starr/Delacroix family.
  • The Collector: Essentially just Shelf Porn, basically stuff like; Hotwheels, Cool Guns, comics, highly detailed and poseable action figures (in fact they clog up her shelves, and desks in all of her offices), ball-jointed dolls, model cars, actual cars, comic art, vintage porn, vintage video games, and arcade cabinets.
    • Also a lot of other non geek stuff, in fact she has a inventory of almost anything you could want or need. If not she could have it made/built from scratch.
    • Has 0ver 200 different pairs of katanas.
  • Comfort Food: Creole, Cajun, Southern Soul Food, and Italian, and Mexican.
  • Comics Rule Everything Around Me:
  • Conspiracy Theorist: Downplayed; Started out as Mulder lite as a kid and teenager. But admitted that when she got older she primarily only believes in more mundane low level conspiracies such as Iran-Contra, and COINTELPRO, as oppose to reptile aliens having a base under the Denver air-port (although she does believe in aliens).
    • Her music is also filled with conspiracy theories ala Immortal Technique.
  • Controversy-Proof Image: Survived a lot of doomsayers, who said she was ruining her career because of how politically outspoken she was regarding race, and gender, and general politics. But this was during the Bush Jr/Dixie Chics era. The controversy for the most part kinda died down under Obama, and the rise of Black Lives Matter. Definitely under Trump.
  • Cool Big Sis: to her younger siblings even to her male BFF Torre, she's about 4 years older than him. alternatively both her maternal and paternal aunts are this to her.
  • Cool Bike: has about a dozen choppers, cruisers, sport bikes, and a T-Rex she loves.
  • Cool Boat: 2 yachts named Ronin, and Shogun, and a mega yacht called Starrkiller. And several high end speed boats.
  • Cool Car: Has over 200!!, she's a distaffed counterpart to Jay Leno. Has a website for fans who wants to know about her cars, along with other band members' cars. Before hand it primarily covered her cars.
    • Also owns several car dealerships, a car manufacturer, and a very respected private luxury car dealership.
  • Cool Guns: Has alto of guns, she favors colt 1911s though (they are the prefered hand gun in her maternal side of the family). Has a web series where she and her cousins shoot various fire arms.
  • Cool Pet: Formerly a Burmese python (that she performed with at the MTV award which Brittany Spears duplicated a couple years later), corn snakes, several designer ball pythons. 4 turtles (guess their names), a macaw named phoenix, a home made large koi pond with fish, formerly 5 dobermans, pitbulls, Persian cats, a Pomeranian she named after a gun (two-two), and a blue eyed mixed breed tamaskan she bred to look like a giant white wolf. Breeding exotics dogs has sorta become one of her many hobbies now that the band is on indefinite hiatus. Also has a large Shark tank in her in-house recording studio. And several horses.
  • Cool Plane: A beautiful Gulfstream V, a twin engine Cessna, 777 Dreamliner, a heavily updated 727, 747-8 (seriously!), King Air 250, Boeing 737, Learjet 45, Desault Falcon, a bombardier Global, a red sleek custom single engine Lancair Legacy, and a private helicopter. She wanted a G6 but there was a long waiting list. So she decided to create her own proprietary version of a G6. Oh and she has a pilot's license.
  • Coolest Club Ever: Club Celestial, even including the Wannabe Line.
  • Cosplay: Every now and again. Posted a pick with instagram with her wearing white lingerie and corset with a Stormtrooper helmet on. She had the boots and arm guards with the black gloves though.
  • Crazy-Prepared: according to people that knows her.
  • Dangerously Short Skirt: mini skirts, mini dresses, Jean skirts, short tight Tank dresses, NBA jersey dresses, tennis skirts, and polo shirt-dreses (like a polo shirt but in the form of a tight dress), double breasted dress (looks like a suit jacket but it's a quasi formal business dress), and tight short spaghetti strap bodycon dresses.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Has a juvie record that was sealed. And apparently she use to break into cars to go for joy rides.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Not really dead pan more of a wisecracking smart ass. She actually showed up quite a few other actual comedians like Chris Rock on Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, and a few other times. Their relationships seems to rather be genuinely icy. She also successfully moonlight as a standup comedian from time to time at her comedy club and actually got really good responses. Some comparing her to Dave Chappelle, Richard Pryor, Dick Gregory, and ironically Chris Rock.
    • Detractors actually claim that she's not a comedian just a smart ass that people find hilarious. And that her comedy has a little something extra to them that stops them from being just jokes.
  • Dirty Rap: With her side group Trinity Starr which is made up of herself and Tiarra and Tierra. It shows up a lot in her mix tapes as well.
  • Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: Fairly fair skinned but not quite pale.
  • Enemies Equals Greatness: Darkly deconstructed, being more so a case of "With great power and influence, comes great and powerful enemies". because of her political dealings, and being CEO of a powerful conglomerate that also sometimes inject itself into sociopolitical issues and policies, she created powerful enemies. She was also warned about this by some of her top legal/business advisers saying politics is a Dirty Business
    • Also averted in the Hip-Hop world. After her strong challenge to Eminem her enemies were basically none existent after that epic war of words. Something her fans gleefully hang over the heads of detractors.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: In the Def Jam Vendetta series.
  • Even the Girls Want Her: And not in a platonic way either. It's ok though she wants them too.
  • Family Eye Resemblance: Green eyes run in the family on her mother's side. They're a gorgeous, intense, piercing apple green color.
  • Flower in Her Hair: A big red rose, or some other big pedal tropical red flower. It's not typical enough to be a memetic style though.
  • Flower Motifs: Roses (specifically red), cherry blossoms and the lotus flower. Fans have been known to give her either roses or huge bouquets when she's either on stage or..well anywhere really. They'll also occasionally throw rose pedals, and cherry blossoms. Also plays with a rose stuck into her guitar from time to time.
  • Follow the Leader: You know all of those geeky pop-culture t-shirts that's going around?...well she started that with her t-shirt clothing line. She's also usually blamed for the wave of T-Shirts with a lot of sexually suggestive/explicit quotes.
    • Brittany spears ripping off her snake routine, which Scorpion herself ripped off from From Dusk Till Dawn.
    • The Black Tape Project was started by her. Basically pin-up models, and band members who wear bikini's made up of cut up colored tape (looking like none glowing Tron Lines in appearance). Soon afterwards other photographers started using the design. Though her designs looks more sleek, and dynamic.
  • Functional Addict: A self admitted sex and porn addict, who can function rather normally. She was also fond of x-pills, and weed. But never considered herself addicted to them. She might have a hoarding/collecting problem though.
  • Fun Personified: Knows when to be serious though.
  • Gadgeteer Genius: A tech nerd, not to the extent of band mates like Angie, Stacy-X or her younger siblings.
  • Gamer Chick: Modded systems and everything, and a pretty impressive monstrous PC rig.
  • Gangsta Rap:
  • Genre Deconstruction: In her short stories she likes to deconstruct and play with a lot of the typical tropes found in Lifetime movies. Also likes to deconstruct crime dramas and police procedural.
  • Genre Roulette: Her solo albums were primarily Hip Hop, but also had a few Soul/R&B songs as well. Also one or 2 guitar instrumentals that help make her into a respected guitarist apart from the band.
    • Her mixtapes was almost always straight up Hip Hop though.
  • Gold Tooth: Has a few grill sets that are platinum and diamonds, worth tens if not hundreds of thousands of dollars. One of her very few splurges when it comes to jewelry for herself. She doesn't wear them often.
  • Good Bad Girl:
  • Gun Nut:
  • The Gunslinger: On her webshow she shoots various custom guns. Most of them hers.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: It's rare, so when it does happen it's rather jarring given her normal down to earth goodhearted personality.
  • The Hagakure: Another one of her favorite books.
  • Hard-Drinking Party Girl: Downplayed as she got older.
  • Hardcore Hip Hop:
  • The Hedonist: She sees nothing wrong with this.
  • Hero Secret Service: The 47 Ronin; Bad ass Private Military Contractors.
  • Hidden Depths: Is surprisingly articulate about sociopolitical issues. Which is shown in her blog
  • Hired Guns: The 47 Ronin.
  • Honest Corporate Executive: She strives to be this way,
  • Humble Hero: Very down to earth, while very confident alot of her arrogant bragging is mostly tongue in cheek.
  • Iaijutsu Practitioner: Battoujutsu and Iaido
  • I Coulda Been a Contender!: In the model world she probably could have went very far. She started as a child model but when she got older she didn't like the industry that much and decided to be a glamor model on her own terms.
  • Intercourse with You:
  • It's Not Porn, It's Art: Some of the more risque pictures of herself as a child model raised a few eyebrows. She of course insists it was just art. A lot of her pictures as an adult usually gets the same porn accusation.
  • Jail Bait: Pretty much admitted to being this, at a very young age which she won't disclose. Although a band mate might have accidentally spilled the beans and claimed she was jail bait as young as eleven. Apparently Tish hit puberty hard in her pre-teen years. By the age of 11 she was already starting to look like a little fresh faced woman. Think of Brooke Shields in pretty baby
  • Justified Criminal: Her songs has a lot of this trope.
  • Katanas Are Just Better: She has over 200 pairs of custom katanas.
  • Knife Nut: Long Stilettos/Switchblades, and is pretty impressive with flipping open butterfly knives (or twirling blades in general).

  • I Know Karate:

  • Knowledge Broker: Has these working for her, She might be one her self actually according to some. This might be why she can do things so incognito while ducking the press and tabloids.

  • Little Miss Bad Ass: When she was a little girl, whooped some old man's ass at the age of 12 who was trying to abduct her. And another time where a guy tried to either rob or assault her with a knife when she was 16. She keeps his knife as a trophy. Also started a local dojo at the local rec center when she was just 13.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: Her band is this to one another. More understandably her siblings are like this towards one another as well.
  • Mama Bear: Actually more of a mother hen to the band and her younger siblings. Sonja is the mother bear though.
  • Manic Pixie Dream Girl: A downplayed version when she was young, But less so as she's in her early 30's. There's still some undertones however. But most have kinda been hidden away as she adapted to the corporate world.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: 14 younger siblings, 8 girls (who's the oldest after Scorpion), and 2 younger brothers. Also 5 half siblings, whom are also cousins (LongStory) 4 sisters (again the girls are the oldest), and one brother whom is the youngest over all. They're all very close.
  • Meaningful Name: The Scorpion moniker comes from her love of martial arts film. Specifically Five Deadly Venoms who had a character named The Scorpion. Also inspired by the character from Female Prisoner Scorpion. She's also a Scorpio but it wasn't a factor in the name she chose.
  • Magnum Opus: Her solo album trilogy Shogun (a soul album), Ronin (a rap album), and Katana (a guitar instrumental album). Ronin also double as her swan song as far as making rap albums.
  • Master Swordswoman: With straight swords, katanas and knives.
  • Mega-Corp: Outlaw Inc, a Billion dollar company that she and the band jointly owns that sells band related products, and produce things like TV shows, Documentaries, Film, and restaurant franchising. But not quite a huge mega corporation in the traditional sense.
    • Played Shockingly straight with "Starr Industries". However, First and foremost Scorpion considers herself a artist before a entrepreneurial business woman. So her reservations about the business is understandable. On the other hand she says it became a sort of antithesis to a White Elephant or more accurately a antithesis to a Sunk Cost Fallacy. But it was still jarring having a Mega Corp just unexpectedly dropped into your lap because you made some VERY good (and lucky) business decisions and acquisitions.
  • Melismatic Vocals: Awesome melismatic vocals. And also sings with alot of conviction and passion.

  • Ms. Fanservice: According to her she likes being sexy, and risque. Which is interesting because otherwise she's very jeans and t-shirt (albeit tight low rise jeans and mid drift showing tight shirts).
  • Ms. Vice Girl: Sex, Weed, Xstacy and Alcohol.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Felt this way after reading the book "Dark Alliance" by now discredited journalist Gary Webb. Webb basically linked the American drug trade to the CIA. Where scorpion comes into this is that she was payed a drug tax as a teenager from neighborhood kids who was selling drugs on her dads block without him knowing (her dad was more or less a well respected gang enforcer, even had an episode dedicated to him on BET's American Gangster). In return she promised she wouldn't beat the snot out of them and alert her dad and the local gang. Her dad forbade her to get involved in this sort of thing and she said she likely wouldn't have told on them anyway for that very reason. But they didn't know this of course. The little clique payed her several hundred, to several thousand dollars a week. She enjoyed this by going on shopping sprees. After growing up and going to college she realized the devastating effect drugs had on her community. Then she read Webb's book.
  • Mysterious Backer: Allegedly helps fund Wikileaks and similar groups, She denies this. When Trump got elected this rumor came back to haunt her.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Downplayed when it comes to the corporate world. Tish isn't stupid, but she's still not very well versed in the politics of the corporate world. As oppose to her knowledge of the entertainment industry which is a slightly different animal.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: Due to her intense diverse training she could be seen as a samurai/ninja hybrid martial arts master. Though she says this in jest.
  • No Badass to His Valet: The peeps she grew up with in her old neighborhood. She still maintains and occasionally live in her old childhood home. To them she's just Tish from around the way.
  • Non-Idle Rich:
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: When she was a little girl. She decided to break the facade when she did a now infamous interview with Ed Bradly essentially turning the tables on him. Happened before in a little known interview with MTV's Kurt Loader back 96. He would later write about how deceptively smart she is in one of his books.
  • Old Master: A old blind martial artists whom took over Tish's training when she became a teenager and young adult.
  • Older Than They Look: Which is ironic cause when she was a young teenager she was Younger than They Look (at least body wise).
  • One-Hour Work Week: Played straight and deconstructed. Scorpion's primary concern is managing her music, the record company and the band. Other businesses she has direct involvement in is her film studio (primarily concerning her own pet projects though), her video game company (again just like her film studio she's only involved when it comes to her pet projects, ). All of her other businesses she let them be run by people that's under her and she hates micro managing. In fact Scorpion has several multimillion dollar businesses that she rarely if ever over see. like restaurants, a clothing line, a modeling agency, a cosmetic company, a VERY lucrative porn company (which is actually ran by her youngest maternal aunt), which now rivals Manwin an adult entertainment IT company (THE biggest adult entertainment btw), a very lucrative hotel and casino in Vegas which was just open during the spring of 2011, and the aforementioned club she hasn't been to in SEVERAL YEARS. And it's the biggest got damn club in LA both literally and figuratively! The list goes on and on. The only exceptions to all of this is when she has a pet project within those businesses, otherwise they're run by other people on her behalf. Hell she even admitted that she's hardly in any of her offices. Some businesses she forgot she even own!! At best she'll get a memo detailing things where she can veto it or not. The borderline neglect do give her more time to have a personal life (also most are under the Starr Industries umbrella). On the other hand her business partner and band mate Angelina criticized her over it, after a argument related to a minor case of Right Hand vs. Left Hand.
    • She has been more hands on with her cosmetic and fashion company now though, thanks to the band's hiatus. She's also taking the time to study and train in martial arts more along with fellow band members, along with other endeavors.
  • Overly Long Tongue: has used it to erotically lick the fretboard on the guitar when playing it.
  • Overshadowed by Controversy: Downplayed; Tishauna's work is too popular to be overtaken completely by this trope but it's still there. When the band took their hiatus Tishauna doubled down on her corporate work, and political work. The latter especially caused more scrutiny than normal. Especially over maybe, or maybe not being an Anonymous Benefactor to certain leftwing political causes that sometimes run counter to establishment democrats.
  • Paid Harem: Has a modeling agency (among many businesses she own) that one blogger accused of being made to exploit the models for her own financial gain.
    • Probably more accurate when concerning the adult businesses she owns. Like 3 adult mags, and one porn company, and 2 fully nude strip clubs one in LA and another in Las Vegas.
  • Pandering to the Base: Her male fanbase (sometimes unintentionally). She appeals to them by default thanks to her looks, and geekyness. But other times it seems to be kinda overt. She still has a army of crazy fan girls who still want to jump in the sack with her.
  • Pen Name: She says 7, people only know of 2 definitively though.
  • The Plan: Good at mild forms of this.
  • Pimped-Out Car: a dark purple 49 choptop merc with flamethrower exhaust and a stick shift, 63 impala with hydraulics, lots of old pimped out caddies and trucks with DUB rims, and fancy paint jobs (usually red variants till she decided to break this tradition starting with a dark grey Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG). She's also love blue florescent digital gauges in all of her cars, even in her Chevy bel-air. Alot of her cars have actually won awards and trophies at car shows.
    • Also owns a few reputable car mod shops whom are frequented by a lot of celebs.
  • Pistol Pose: A lot of poses like this, one pick had her pointing 2 laser sighted guns at the camera Guns Akimbo style. There was also the controversial pick she posted on her MySpace page which was basically her when she was about 14 in a skimpy swimsuit while holstering a glock in her bikini bottom while giving the middle finger.
  • Political Rap:
  • Preaching to the Choir: For better or worse part of her appeal.
  • Promoted Fanboy: Became a writer for Archie comics Sonic the Hedgehog and had a pretty long popular run, also had popular (albeit short) runs with deadpool, and spider man. And in this reality she's the one that created The Runaways. Her best received writing besides sonic was a lot of IDW ?(which she now owns) titles like Transformers, and GI Joe. Directed a couple of episodes of Battlestar Galactica.
  • Promotion to Parent: When her mom worked full time while her father was incarcerated for manslaughter. She took it in stride though. There have been a few small cases of power struggle with the twins Tierra and Tiarra.
  • Polyamorous: Doesn't believes in marriage or monogamy. Had a lot of intense debates with female fans (and women in general) over this.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Her hair naturally grows down to her lower back (as does her sisters, mom and aunts). Especially when she wear it in long french braid cornrows, micro cornrows, and her thick pony tail mega braid, which is actually thicker than Dr X's. Though Dr X's is slightly longer.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: Very fair skinned for a black woman, with natural wavy raven black hair.
  • Really Gets Around:
  • Real Women Never Wear Dresses: Played straight and averted. Tish can look feminine and and be sporty, and tomboyish. She seems to have found a happy middle ground. She claimed to have struggled with this growing up. But stopped caring when she became a young adult.
  • Rebellious Spirit: Scorpion had her first taste of rebellion around the time she entered kindergarten. Especially as a kid and teenager.
  • Retraux: Her guitar style is sometimes very reminiscent of 70's psychedelic funk rock, and hard rock, and even 80's guitar driven rock/metal shredding. Other times she sounds more modern with alot of complicated intricate guitar solos.
  • Reclusive Artist: Not really, she just doesn't hang around famous celebrity hotspots and parties (Basically she's not entertainment media friendly). She just rather hang around her own social circle, being some what of a reverse snob. Others think this makes her very down to earth and real.
  • Renaissance Woman: A martial artist, a good comic drawer and painter. Her style is inspired by Jim Lee, Leonardo Gondim, Mark Silvestri, Mike De Balfo, Ed Benes, Todd Mc Farlane and yes Rob Leifield as she grew up basing her style after their designs. (she also does great imitations of other artists style as well like Bruce Timm), was a good point guard in high school basketball scoring at least 20 points a game, with a few assists (till she got kicked off for academic and disciplinary reasons. proving she's not infallible), a model, more or less a guitar virtuoso, an accomplished music producer and writer, movie director/producer, photographer, a great cook, budding novelist, and successful business woman.
    • Speaking of sports she's also a decent surfer, and skateboarder.
  • The Rival: To Eminem, whom had a bitter feud during the early to mid 00's. After pushing Eminem to his limits more and more rappers avoided antagonizing her or her band. In fact her aggressive, clever super lyrical disses is believed to have sap Eminem's air of lyrical invisibility. Even still, it's a bitterly spiteful and polarizing topic to bring up.
  • The Rock Star:
  • Secret Circle of Secrets: A sex club where she, all of her siblings,r band mates and friends go to exotic locals and...um "live it up". Like fight club they don't talk about it.
    • There's also The Red Rose Society which is basically a charity for starving families in America.
    • However The Red Lotus Society is basically a security firm she made that supposedly secretly protects her family and friends from threats. Basically her private CIA/NSA.
  • Secretly Wealthy: People know she's rich but they have no full idea of just how rich she is thoughnote . She prefers it this way.
  • Self-Made Woman: More or less...
  • Serious Business: Cooking..See Supreme Chef below. Also friendship and loyalty; Shell go into the bowels of hell if she thought it would help her friends, family and allies. In return she expect at least some form of loyalty in return.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness: Her rap songs was like this in the beginning. But she abandoned it later cause she thought it was pretentious and she was doing it to please people who wouldn't listen to her music anywaynote  . Instead wanting people to focus on what she had to say as opposed to how she say it.
  • Shameless Fanservice Girl:
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: Tish is a very low maintenance woman, who prefer jeans and t-shirts (albeit sexy jeans and T-Shirts), and very little make up if any. But when it's time for her to dress up she's stunning. After becoming more of a industrialist/media-tech magnate her formal wear is much more common.
    • Does make up tutorials with her band mate and cousin.
  • She's Got Legs:
  • Sigil Spam: Her scorpion insignia that's inspired and modeled after the Cobra symbol from GI Joe.
  • Signature Style: her guitar style is basically Eddie Hazel, Jimi Hendrix, Ernie Isley, Steve Vai, Vernon Reid, Eddie Vanhalen, Tom Morello, Jennifer Batten, Jan Kuehnemund, Michelle Meldrum, and heavy shades of Bucket Head.
    • Her rap style/delivery is Bone Thugs-n-Harmony & Twista (not always though), with the lyricism of Gza, Chino XL. And the content of Ice Cube, Ice-T, Tupac Shakur, Immortal Technique and Scarface's gritty story telling.
    • Her singing voice is basically in the range of Whitney, Etta, Celine and Mariah. Has a very big range, and is capable of sounding like several different singers on one track. Elton John claims she's underrated, or at least over looked. While Meatloaf and Pavarotti said she is the best singer on the planet.
      • See also Retraux above.
  • Sincerest Form of Flattery: Her art style is SCARILY accurate in style to her comic art idols like Jim Lee, Leonardo Gondim, Mark Silvestri, Mike De Balfo, Ed Benes, Todd Mc Farlane and yes Rob Leifield (accept not as exaggerated as rob...plus she can draw feet). So accurate in fact her drawings cause confusion among fans of the aforementioned artists. Especially on sites like tumblr, adding to the chaos she usually avoid signing or tagging the art it self out of sheer amusement. Her fans however love her art because of the Cross Over Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny high concepts (especially her AVP, and MK vs. SF stuff), and of course the HUGE amount of her over the top hyper sexual bad girl art, and erotica.
  • Sleeper Hit: Surprisingly became a relatively successful author under the radar (she does tend to use pen names though). Not Stephen King huge though, More like Max Brooks. Her primary subject matter tends to be Speculative Fiction like Horror (mostly short stories), Dark Fantasy, Science Fiction, Erotic Literature, and gritty very dark Crime Fiction, Think Donald Goines (one of her influences), and James Ellroy (but urban). Her writings have become perpetual sleeper hits despite the large cult following she's gathering.
    • her debut 96 solo album as well. Double platinum but went under the radar.
  • Soapbox Sadie: Avoid this by keeping her political opinion in the intimate circle of her blog, music and fan forum. She also tends to work through third party groups when doing activism, avoiding the over exposure stigma of the likes of Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and Cynthia Mckinney. Interestingly enough she's a smarter rich resourceful version of Cynthia and basically a liberal version of the Koch brothers.
    • Bill O'Reilly seems to have figured out what she is doing.
  • Super Reflexes:
  • Stage Names: "The Scorpion".
  • Start My Own: After getting frusrated with hollywood politics she created her own film studio, where she finances her own films. The studio primarily rescue geek projects from development hell, and produce other high-concept projects Hollywood pass over. The studio also help finance African-American film projects. She has no real middle man anymore choosing to work out side the system like George Lucas, and Tyler Perry. Her record company is pretty much the same way.
    • She was tired of the wait list for the Gulfstream V, so she ordered Aero Starr to create a competing aircraft line with a comparable role, called the Starrstream 7.
  • Statuesque Stunner: She's 5'10 and some change
  • Stealth Insult: Pretty much a forgone conclusion being a rapper and all.
  • The Strategist:
  • Supreme Chef: Cooking is a long standing tradition on both sides of her family. And all who ever ate anything by them sings their praises. Their cuisines are primarily cultural dishes like: creole, and Cajun (on the Delacroix side), and southern comfort food and soul food (on the Starr side). Italian and Mexican type food is something Tish picked up on her own. And she seems genuinely hurt if you don't approve of her cooking. In fact all Delacroix-Starr members get upset if you're not happy with their cooking. She also prefer to cook her own food despite having chefs on her payroll. She also thinks culinary chef's can't really cook "real food".
    • Has a web cooking show that to her surprise became fairly popular.
  • Taught by Experience:
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks!: A vocal minority of fans have been critical of her choice in fashion. In the beginning scorpion had a sexy pseudo Goth/Hip-Hop/Hard Rock appearance. Looking like Fairuza Balk from The Craft (make up and all) but with shades of the color red (and glossy red lipstick) to highlight all the black, or vice versa, and Hip-Hop undertones. By the Early 2000's It was a Semi-Punk Rock colorful Alt/Model style, concurrently with the style of tight tops, and tight lowrise jeans. But eventually she switched to a more toned down demure, regal, chic type thing, along with stylish corporate business wear, along with wearing mostly white in the 2010's (See Woman in White below). Only thing that stayed the same across her different fashion styles was how sexy and risque her style was, and the glossy red lipstick & nail polish.
  • Thicker Than Water: When it comes to family, and loyal friends.
  • Three Minutes of Writhing:
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: More or less, by her own admission even.
  • To Win Without Fighting: Prefers this, but doesn't MIND fighting
  • Trophy Room: Scorpion (The band included) is HIGHLY decorated and has been adorned with countless awards and gold/platinum records. Scorpion also has most of the band's plaques. Individual band members has them for their solo accomplishments as well.
  • Undying Loyalty:
  • We ARE Struggling Together: Criticizes the division among black men and women, which she find to be dangerously petty. And black division in general.
  • Weapon of Choice: Sais, Bo staff, Nunchaku , Katanas, Combat Knives, Colt 1911s, See also Cool Guns above.
  • In terms of instruments she seems to prefer strats, and Ibanez guitars.
  • Woman in White: Some times combined with red or vice versa. A complete 180, from when she use to wear blood red mixed with black or vice versa in her teens and early 20's.
  • Wrench Wench: When it comes to older cars.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: A none malicious type....at least unintentionally.
  • Young Entrepreneur: So many successful ventures she became a multimillionaire, bringing in hundreds of millions from her countless business. According to Forbes she's supposedly worth several BILLION dollars now (as in tangible dollars). Her personal wealth outside the band even caught her off guard.
    • The businesses she owns are a small but major film studio (think new line cinema during the late 90's), an animation studio, a video game company, restaurants, night clubs, a clothing line, a modeling agency, a cosmetic company, a VERY lucrative porn company which now rivals "Manwin" an adult entertainment IT company (THE biggest adult entertainment company btw, think about that for a moment), several magazines, lucrative hotels and casinos in Vegas, one of which was just opened during the spring of 2011, an exclusive concierge service, car dealerships (she's also a private dealer of exotic sports/luxury cars), car bodyshops, and 7 dojos, Commercial and private real-estate company, a Tech Company, a Pharmaceutical company, a car manufacturer, aerospace company, and a bank. And probably others nobody knows about. Nearly all of them are consolidated under Starr Industries.

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