Monroe performing at Yardfest
|Birth name||Fershgenet Melaku|
|Born||October 25, 1986 (age 26)
|Origin||Washington, DC, United States|
|Occupations||Rapper, model, actress|
|Labels||Blue Rose Entertainment, Taylor Gang|
|Associated acts||Wiz Khalifa, Lil Boosie, Trina, Juicy J, Los, Chevy Woods|
Fershgenet Melaku, better known as LoLa Monroe, is an Ethiopian American rapper, model and actress.
Monroe made her acting debut in the Wendy Williams biopic Queen of Media and later acted in Crazy like a Fox. She began modeling and appearing in music videos for various artists. She later became LoLa Monroe in 2007; "Monroe" is a reference to the actress, model, film producer and singer Marilyn Monroe.
In June 2009, Monroe released her first mixtape, Boss Bitch's World. In October, she released her second mixtape, The Lola Monroe Chronicles: The Art of Motivation. She also released her collaboration mixtape Untouchables later the same year.
In September 2010, Monroe released her mixtape's first single, "Overtime". A video for the song was also recorded and premiered on 106 & Park. In December 2010, LoLa released her fourth mixtape, Batteries Not Included.
- 2013: TBA
- 2009: Boss Bitch's World
- 2009: The Lola Monroe Chronicles: The Art of Motivation
- 2009: Untouchables (with Lil' Boosie)
- 2010: Batteries Not Included
- 2013: Lipstick & Pistols
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2010||—||—||—||Batteries Not Included|
(featuring Wiz Khalifa)
|"Dark Red Lipstick"||—||—||—||N/A|
|"Don't Wake Me"||—||—||—||Lipstick & Pistols|
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
|"Get Ya Haters Up"||2010||Los||Shooter|
|"King Los"||2011||The Crown Aint Safe|
|"Shine"||2012||Chevy Woods, Wiz Khalifa||Gang Land|
|"The Code"||Wiz Khalifa||Taylor Allderdice|
|"Lick It (U Nasty)"||Kid Ink||Up & Away|
|"Bonnie & Clyde"||Los||N/A|
|"Rain"||Dew Baby||Dew Jack City|
|"Actin Up" (Remix)||Trina, 3D Na'Tee||N/A|
|"Like Mine"||Berner, Wiz Khalifa||Urban Farmer|
|"All Gold All Girls" (Remix)||2013||Cassie, Trina||N/A|
|2009||Before I Self Destruct||Mona||Direct-to-video DVD|
|2010||Crazy Like a Fox||Pier Angeli||Direct-to-video DVD|
|2010||Video Girl||Jessica||Full-length film|
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- Perez, Noreen. "Lola Monroe's No Stranger". Full Blast Magazine. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
- "Lola Monroe: A Triple Threat That is Going to Go Far". Up and Coming Magazine online.
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- LoLa Monroe – Batteries Not Included Hosted by DJ Holiday // Free Mixtape @. Datpiff.com. Retrieved on 2012-05-21.
- Chris Brown Leads BET Awards 2011 Nominations. Rap-Up.com (2011-05-17). Retrieved on 2012-05-21.
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