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Monie Love

Monie Love

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Monie Love: For The Love Of Monie

Interview by Jeff Lorez, Blues & Soul, 17 January 1989

  NOT TOO many British 18 year olds have major record company recording contracts. Not too many British 18 year olds write their own lyrics, have ...

Monie Love: One Love

Profile and Interview by Steven Daly, Spin, September 1990

Monie Love arrives in this country with a rep as the only British rapper who matters. ...

Monie Love: Down To Earth (Warner Bros.)

Review by Michele Kirsch, Select, October 1990

FEMINIST RAPPER Monie Love uses the word "sister" so much as a term of spiritual endearment to all creatures feminine that it's a dead givaway ...

Monie Love: Down To Earth (Cooltempo)

Review by Caroline Sullivan, Smash Hits, 17 October 1990

RAPPERS ARE always rambling on about themselves in their songs — how completely "slammin'" they are and how laughably "wack" everyone else is. How pleasant, ...

Monie Love turns a phrase and catches a beat

Interview by Steven Daly, Spin, January 1991

SCHOOL'S IN. Listen up as Monie Love explains what it takes to be a good rapper: "You need a good perception of the English language, ...

Monie Love: Down to Earth (Warner Bros.)

Review by Amy Linden, Spin, January 1991

LET'S JUST cut to the chase on this one: Down to Earth is okay. Not great, not bad — just a firm okay. With all ...

Monie Love: Good morning, America!

Interview by Lloyd Bradley, Q, February 1991

Time, once more, to place that seat-back in the upright position, adjust the watch to New York time and take your Battersea-born brand of rap ...

Monie Love: The Nice Ness

Profile and Interview by Amy Linden, Creem, April 1993

BEFORE SHE had even secured a record deal, Simone Johnson, aka Monie Love, was already one of the most in-demand rappers on the burgeoning Afrocentric ...

Monie Love: In a Word or 2 (Warner Bros.)

Review by Evelyn McDonnell, Rolling Stone, 10 June 1993

MONIE LOVE is a good storyteller, an adept rapper and a mediocre songwriter. Her lyrics flow and flow, but on In a Word or 2, ...

Warming up at last — Alexander O'Neal, Dina Carroll, Monie Love: Alexandra Park, London

Live Review by David Toop, The Times, 29 June 1993

SOUL IN THE PARK: David Toop at a north London gathering of night owls in the sunshine ...


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