Born on 23 Oct 1986 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Fershgenet Melaku, better known as LoLa Monroe and previously known as Angel Melaku. She is an Ethiopian-American rapper, model and actress raised in Washington D.C.
In 2006, She began her career as a model posing for a couple of urban magazines under the name Angel Lola Luv and appearing in music videos for various artists such as Kanye West, Trey Songz. She is the first Ethiopian female model and rapper to become internationally famous. She started acting from biopic Queen of Media. She released her first mixtape Boss Bitchs World and second mixtape The Lola Monroe Chronicles: The Art of Motivation in 2009. In 2010, she released her mixtapes first single Overtime and she was also nominated for Best Female Hip Hop Artist at the BET Awards of 2011. In 2013, Monroe released her debut single Boss Bitch (B.B). She runs a label company called Blue Rose Entertainment under her ownership.