The Real Roxanne
|This article's factual accuracy is disputed. (October 2014)|
|The Real Roxanne|
|Birth name||Elease Brenda Jack|
|Also known as||Elease Jack, Lisa Jack|
|Born||July 24, 1968|
|Origin||New York City, New York, United States|
Elease was born in Queens, New York. In the 1980s she, Roxanne Shanté, and others were engaged in the Roxanne Wars, a series of answer records inspired by UTFO's hit song "Roxanne, Roxanne," being the officially sanctioned artist in response to all of the answer records.
The role of The Real Roxanne was originally filled by a different woman, Elease Jack, who recorded the first single The Real Roxanne under the character's name.
- "The Real Roxanne" (Elease Jack as Roxanne with U.T.F.O.) (1985)
- The Real Roxanne at AllMusic
- Weblog Press Website (therealroxanne.com)
- Interview (rapindustry.com)
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