Roxanne Shanté (I)

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Roxanne Shanté was born on November 9, 1969 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Lolita Shanté Gooden. See full bio »

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 2017 Roxanne Roxanne (performer: "Roxanne's Revenge (Re-Recorded)", "Runaway", "Round 1 (Roxanne Shante vs. Sparky D)", "Def Fresh Crew", "Payback" - as Roxanne Shante) / (writer: "Roxanne's Revenge (Re-Recorded)", "Runaway", "Round 1 (Roxanne Shante vs. Sparky D)", "Def Fresh Crew", "Payback" - as Lolita Shante Gooden)
 2015 My Golden Days (performer: "1989 (Just Like Old Times)")
 2007 Kickin' It Old Skool (performer: "Go On Girl") / (writer: "Go On Girl")
 2004 Beef II (Video documentary) (performer: "Roxanne's Revenge", "Bite This", "Have a Nice Day")
 2002 ATV Offroad Fury 2 (Video Game) (performer: "What's Going On?")
 1999 Music of the Heart (performer: "Roxanne's Revenge") / (writer: "Roxanne's Revenge")
 1996 Girls Town (performer: "Thin Line" - as Roxanne Shante) / (writer: "Thin Line" - as Roxanne Shante)
 1989 Lean on Me (performer: "Skeezer") / (writer: "Skeezer")
 1988 Colors (performer: "Go Girl" - as Roxanne Shante)
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Other Works:

Album, "Bad Sister," Cold Chillin'/Reprise/Warner Bros. Records 25809, 1989. See more »

Alternate Names:

Roxanne Shante | Dr. Roxanne Shanté

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Considered by many to be hip-hop's true first lady. See more »

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