Roxanne Shanté

Roxanne Shanté

Roxanne Shanté

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Have a Nice Day [Remix]
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Roxanne's Revenge
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Go on Girl [Remix]
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Round One (The Battle)
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Roxanne's Profile

Albums

  • Bad Sister

    Sep 2009 • 14 songs

  • Roxanne's Revenge (Re-Recorded / Remastered)
  • The Ol' Skool Flava of...Nia

    Jan 2008 • 7 songs

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Roxanne Shanté

Biography

Roxanne Shanté (born Lolita Gooden) was walking outside a New York housing project called Queensbridge when she heard three men talking about how the trio U.T.F.O. had canceled their appearance at a show they were promoting. Gooden offered to make a rap record that would get back at U.T.F.O., who'd previously recorded "Roxanne, Roxanne," a song about a woman too stuck up to notice them. The three -- Tyrone Williams, disc jockey Mister Magic, and producer Marley Marl -- took her up on the idea, with Marl producing "Roxanne's Revenge." The song was confrontational, sneering, boa...
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