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Monie Love

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Birthday
2, 1970
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1970 (age 48)
Birthplace
England

About

London rapper who performed with the Native Tongues and released several Grammy-nominated solo works, including her 1990 album Down to Earth.

Before Fame

Born Simone Gooden, she rose to fame with the Native Tongues, a positive rap group, and had the Grammy-nominated hits Monie in the Middle, and It's a Shame (My Sister) with them.

Trivia

She was the first BritHop artist to be signed to a major record deal.

Family Life

Her father was a notable London jazz musician and her brother is the techno musician Dave Angel.

Associated With

She was a protege of Queen Latifah, rapping alongside her in Native Tongues and appearing in her track "Ladies First."