Hip-hop they say is a tough game in which only the best survive. Whether you’d like to admit it or not, women have had a vital part to play in hip-hop since the very inception. Female rappers have proved that women are strong and fearless when it comes to competition. Amongst the few women who are rappers is one named Lola Monroe.
Lola Monroe is an Ethiopian-American rapper, a glamour model, and multi-talented actress. She is unique and has been under the spotlight for a very long time after she released her debut album in 2010.
Monroe has collaborated with so many top American artists and has also appeared on the cover of several magazines. Aside from rapping and modelling, the gorgeous rapper is also an actress and have featured in several movies including Before I Self Destruct in 2009 and Video girl in 2011.
Let’s take a look at Lola Monroe’s biography, her relationship with King Los, her height, net worth, and other interesting facts about the renowned African-American rapper.
The glamour model was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 23, 1986. Her birth name was Fershgenet Melaku but she changed it to Lola Monroe in 2007. The new name was inspired by her love for American filmmaker, actress, singer, and model Marilyn Monroe.
Lola was raised in Washington D.C. in the United States. Her parents are both of Ethiopian and Trinidadian descent, making her have mixed ethnicity, she equally holds American nationality.
When she was 12 years old, Lola started developing an interest in the entertainment biz and began to write songs and poems at that very age. She also acquired education but information regarding her educational background has not been disclosed to the media yet.
Monroe’s modelling career began in 2006 after she came in contact with Mike Styles who is a photographer and her now manager named Michelle Vieyra. She started by appearing in urban magazines including Black Men Magazine issue and Smooth Girl Magazine.
Later on, she appeared as a hip-hop model for famous artists including 50 Cent, Kanye West, and Buster Rhymes just to mention a few. She continued to garner much fame and was involved in high profile music videos as well as top magazines.
However, for the love she has for music; Lola decided to quit modelling in 2007 so she could focus on her music career. She became the first international rapper from Washington D.C. She released her first mixtape titled Boss Bitch’s World in 2007. Later in the same year, she released another mixtape titled The Lola Monroe Chronicles: The Art of Motivation as well as her joint mixtape titled Untouchables.
In 2010, Lola released her first single titled Overtime and her fourth mixed tape titled Batteries Not Included. Following her unique and brilliant impact in the world of hip-hop, Lola was nominated for the Best Female Hip-Hip Artist at the 2011 BET Awards.
She also joined Wiz Khalifa in the label named Taylor Gang and she was the first lady to be a part of the gang. While she was there, she released a mixtape titled Lipstick & Pistols, and B.B (Boss Bitch) Feat. Chevy Woods and Juicy J. in 2013.
Furthermore, the talented rapper made her exit from the Taylor Gang in 2013, forming her own label called Blue Rose Entertainment.
Lola Monroe is also a wonderful actress; she made her film debut when she starred in Wendy Williams’s biopic film titled Queen of Media. She later went on to star in other movies including Before I Self Destruct in 2009, Crazy Like a Fox in 2010, Video Girl in 2010 and The Platinum Life Series in 2017.
Relationship with King Los
Lola had a brief relationship with another rapper known as Lil Boosie before she met King Los. The African-American rapper has been in a relationship with King Los for quite a long time now. Carlos Coleman popularly known by his stage name King Los is a renowned American rapper, singer, and record producer best known for his mixtapes including Becoming King, The Crown Ain’t Safe, and G.O.A.T.
Their relationship has been going smoothly for several years now and on Christmas day 2012; Lola announced that she and her partner King Los are expecting a child. Later on, the duo welcomed their son named Brixton Royal Coleman on March 12, 2013.
However, taking care of a child as well as working as an artist is not an easy venture. This was the case with Lola and her son. Even though her partner has been supportive of her career; it became so hard for her to manage taking care of their son and her music career. This made her miss out in an important studio session. The couple came together to look for a lasting solution to the problem and finally, they decided to hire a nanny who will be looking after their son while they are out on their busy schedule.
The couple alongside their cute son currently reside in Los Angeles, they haven’t tied the knot yet and we hope they do that soonest.
Body Measurements, Height
The amazing rapper is gorgeous, curvaceous and very beautiful. She has a slim bodybuild with seductive body measurements of 34-27-38 inches. Lola is of average height, she stands at 5 feet 4 inches; her bra size is 34D and she weighs 50 kg.
Lola Monroe’s Net Worth
The talented Ethiopian-American rapper has been outstanding since she began her rapping career; she is has a huge net worth hence, enjoying a luxury lifestyle. Lola Monroe currently has a net worth of $600 thousand; she earned her net worth from her rapping career as well as modelling and acting.
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Other Facts about Lola Monroe
Birth name: Fershgenet Melaku
Date of birth: October 23, 1986
Birth City: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Birth sign: Scorpio
Ethnicity: mixed (Ethiopian and Trinidadian)
Profession: Model, Actress, Rapper
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m)
Weight: 50 kg
Body measurements: 34-27-38 inches
Marital status: In a relationship
Partner: King Los
Children: 1 (Brixton Royal Coleman)
Net Worth: $600 Thousand