"And when you find the perfect honey let her know that you were born to build relationships / where education and enlightment dominate." (Born to B.R.E.E.D.)

Monie Love
english (London/Miami)
monielove.net
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The former rapstar, first hailing from UK, is still active as a Hip Hop activist, who currently is hosting the ‘Ladies First’ showcase in Miami, a network/show to support females in HipHop. “I’m all for my girls! Ladies First, that wasn’t just a song for me, it really was dear to my heart. Like, Latifah will tell you, that song wasn’t a joke for us. We really meant that and we still live that philosophy till this day – Ladies First!” (interview quote, 2011)

singles:

 

I Can Do This (1988)

(featuring Afrika Bambaata) Grandpa’s Party (1989)

(featuring Queen Latifah) Ladies First (1989)

Monie vs. Adeva – Ring My Bell (1990)

Work It Out (1991)

Never Give Up (1993)

(features Cunnie Williams) Saturday (1999)

Slice Of Da Pie (2000)

 

 

longplayer:

 

Down to Earth (1990):

1. Monie In The Middle

2. It’s A Shame (My Sister)

3. Don’t Funk Wid The Mo

4. Ring My Bell

5. R U Single

6. Just Don’t Give A Damn

7. What I’m Supposed 2 B

8. Dettrimentally Stable

9. Down 2 Earth

10. I Do As I Please

11. Pups Lickin’ Bone

12. Read Between The Lines

13. Race Against Reality

14. Swiney Swiney

15. Give It 2 U Like This

16. I Can Do This (Uptown Mix)

17. I’m Driving You Crazy

18. Grandpa’s Party (Love II Love Remix)

 

 

In A Word Or 2 (1993):

1. Wheel Of Fortune

2. Greasy

3. Sex U All

4. Mo’Monie

5. I’m A Believer

6. Let A Woman B A Woman

7. Full Term Love

8. Born To B.R.E.E.D.

9. In A Word Or 2

10. There’s A Better Way

11. 4 Da Children

12. Born 2 B.R.E.E.D. (Hip-Hop Mix)

 

 

(features Queen Latifah) Ladies First (1989):

www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLB5bUNAesc

 

Monie vs. Adeva – Ring My Bell (1990):

www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUHJEmMcTrs

 

It’s a Shame (1990):

www.dailymotion.com/video/x1fnlf_monie-love-it-s-a-shame_music

 

Monie In The Middle (1990):

www.dailymotion.com/video/x1mqa6_monie-love-monie-in-the-middle_music

 

Born to B.R.E.E.D. (1993):

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zjc0ehuyEZU

 

Full Term Love (Club Mix Edit, 1992)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH-OrJSQjcY

 

Born 2 B.R.E.E.D. (Remix) (1993):

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Je80y79dP7Q

 

 

 

1990 Interview in proper bri’ish accent and with a little Ice T on top:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRiMpFmUVn8

 

street interview @ whereitsatTV with Derren Lawford, 2001:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=azfXmjbUJOM

 

True Hip Hop Story: Monie Love, presented by D-Nice, 2009:

vimeo.com/2976388

 

short doc on Monie Love at work as a radio DJ @ Power 99 fm Philadelphia (undated):

www.metacafe.com/watch/3187183/streettalkin_video_monie_love_on_power_99_fm_philadelphia/

 

Where My Girls At: her-story n Hip Hop #4, Monie Love, 2011:

vimeo.com/25679909

 

Monie on Words an language, in a speech she performs and where she discusses her craft at O, Miami’s panel discussion of Yale UP’s The Anthology of Rap, April 28, 2011:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFe4OZc74Ig

 

Interview @ socialmedia for entertainment pt. I, 2011:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-FI0vwmmbU

 

Interview @ socialmedia for entertainment pt. II, 2011:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYOAa22dFnA