Lolita Shant Gooden (born March 8, 1970), better known by her stage name Roxanne Shante, is an American hip hop musician and rapper. Born and raised in the Queensbridge Projects of Queens, New York City, Shante first gained attention through the Roxanne Wars and was part of the Juice Crew. The 2018 film Roxanne Roxanne is a dramatization of Shante’s life.
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Lolita Shant Gooden
Pop Art Records 10/Virgin Records (Ireland, UK) Breakout/A&M Records Cold Chillin /Reprise/Warner Bros. Records Livin Large/Tommy Boy/Warner Bros. Records
1984 1996 2008 present
United States of America