Roxanne Shante
Jan07

Roxanne Shante

Born Lolita Shante Gooden, Roxanne Shante was part of a phenomenon that took place in 1984. UTFO’s song “Roxanne Roxanne” was a huge hit that year about their attempts to seduce a woman named Roxanne. One night Shante overheard WHBI’s Tyrone Williams, Mister Magic, and Marley Marl discussing the fact that UTFO has skipped out on promised appearance.  Shante offered to record a dis record.  Her skills seemed up...

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