Fershgenet Melaku (born October 25, 1986) is a rappermodel and actress of Trinidadian and Ethiopian descent.[1]

]Early life

Melaku was born in Ethiopia. She was raised in Garfield Terrace, Washington, D.C..


As a supermodel and video vixen she goes under the aliases Angel or LoLa Luv or also Sarah Vaughn; as a rapper she goes under the alias Lola Monroe, adopting 'Monroe' from the late Marilyn Monroe.[2] Angel was found by professional photographer / model agent Mike Styles, CEO of his Modeling Agency Style Entertainment. They talked about him doing her photo shoot and becoming her manager. They started working together with Mike’s partner Michelle Vierya and though she is shorter than most models, shes has had a successful modeling career.[3] She has had spreads in magazines such as XXLKing, and Smooth. Moreover, she has had many roles in music videos by very big names in the rap industry such as 50 CentKanye WestLloyd BanksBusta Rhymes and Young Jeezy. In 2009, Lola Monroe has released three mixtapes officially launching her career as a female MC. She is highly compared to Marilyn Monroe. She confirmed via her official twitter that her debut album is in post production.


Song title, artist Released
Never Landing, Swagga Boy Los July 2010
Bedrock RemixRasheeda April 2010
Nike BootsWale January 2009
Ride, "RemixAce Hood October 2008
Good LifeKanye West 2007
I Get Money50 Cent August 2007
Give It UpTwista 2007
Beat Rocks, Tabi Bonney 2007
Wonder WomenTrey Songz 2007
Corporate ThugYoung Jeezy feat. USDA 2006
Bury Me A G, Young Jeezy 2006
I Luv It, Young Jeezy November 2006
I Know You Want MeYoung Buck August 2006
In the GhettoBusta Rhymes 2007
Hands UpLloyd Banks August 2006
Cake, Lloyd Banks July 2006

Official Mixtapes


i.b. Concept Magazine(First Cover)
Release date Magazine
May, 2009 Hip Hop Weekly
April 9, 2008 King Magazine
January 2008 XXL Magazine
December 2008 King Magazine
November 2006 XXL Magazine
September King Magazine


Year Film Role Notes
2009 Before I Self Destruct Mona Direct-to-video DVD
2010 Crazy Like a Fox Pier Angeli Direct-to-video DVD
2010 Video Girl Jessica (post-production)

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