Roxanne Shante is one of the most famous American rappers. Surprisingly, Roxanne Shante was able to garner the most attention through the Roxanne Wars. She was also part of the Juice Crew. She was the first rapper to have a record. Let us know more about Roxanne’s professional and personal life in detail.
Shante’s birth name is Lolita Shante Gooden. She was born in New York City. your date of birth is March 8, 1970. From now on it is her 51 years old. Due to her date of birth, she belongs to the zodiac sign Pisces. Also, she is of American nationality while her ethnicity is not accessible.
When Shante was just 9 years old, she had started rapping. She changed her name from Lolita to Rozanne when she was 14. Unfortunately, there is no information available about father, mother, occupation, childhood and upbringing. And she didn’t mention or claim her siblings, either.
In addition, Shante received a bachelor’s degree from Marymount Manhattan College. She later earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from Cornell University.
working life and career
In 1984, the rapper met Tyrone Williams, DJ Mr. Magic and record producer Marley Marl outside the Queensbridge housing project. In addition, Shante was also commissioned to write a track as a counter-argument to UTFO’s rap. It also includes impersonating Roxanne in the UTFO song.
Then in 1985, Shante released a record with Sparky D. Sparky had previously dissed her in her track “Sparky’s Turn, Roxanne You’re Through” for disrespecting UTFO and being too young to be in rap battles.
Similarly, the record entitled “Round One, Roxanne Shanté vs Sparky Dee” was released by Spin Records. It contained a total of six tracks. There are the two original battle tracks (“Roxanne’s Revenge” and “Sparky’s Turn”) as well as “Roxanne’s Profile” by Shante, “Sparky’s Profile” by Sparky D and a battle track in which the two rappers Freestyle and Dis other , in a censored and an uncensored version.
Other appearances and career
At 25, Shante largely retired from the record industry. She continued to make various guest appearances and live performances. Also, she has performed various rap battle strategies. She also took part in a number of Sprite commercials in the late 1990s.
In 2008, she returned to performing. That same year, her song “Roxanne’s Revenge” was ranked #42 on VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop. Also, she re-recorded the song the following year. Also a dramatized biopic about Shante’s life, Roxanne Roxanne was first released at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
Based on some sources of information estimated net worth by Roxanne Shante is approximately $500,000. Shante’s main source of income is her job as a rapper. However, her annual salary, personal belongings and other endorsements are not available.
Unfortunately, there is no relationship information and details regarding Roxanne Shante. Roxanne prefers not to mention or claim any information about her relationship status.
However, she appears to be single and not dating anyone. It seems like Roxanne Shante doesn’t seem to be focused on her personal life and relationships. The rapper probably wants to emphasize her professional life and career growth.
Body Measurements and Social Media
At the moment, both her height and weight are not available publicly or on social media platforms. On the other hand, she has light brown eyes. And her hair is black.
The rapper and a celebrity are active on social media platforms. On Facebook, the rapper has more than 54,000 followers with the username Roxanne Shante. For the same reason, she had around 24.2k followers with the username @ImroxanneShante on her Twitter account. And she has 370,000 followers along with the name @imroxanneshante Instagram Account.