Monica

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Born: October 24, 1980
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Monica Denise Arnold, better known as simply Monica, has been one of the most beloved singers of the past three decades, and she is still going strong. 

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Monica was a talent who was discovered early: She signed with Arista Records at just 12 years old. Monica’s debut album, Miss Thang, released in 1995, catapulted her to stardom with hit singles like “Don’t Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days)” and “Before You Walk Out of My Life.” Throughout her career, Monica has seamlessly blended R&B, soul, and hip-hop influences, earning her a place as one of the leading voices in the 1990s and 2000s R&B scene.

Her discography boasts numerous chart-toppers, including “The Boy Is Mine,” a duet with Brandy that became a cultural phenomenon, and the heartfelt ballad “Angel of Mine.” Monica’s powerful vocals and emotionally charged lyrics have resonated with fans, solidifying her status as a timeless soul sensation.

Beyond her music career, Monica is also known for her philanthropic work and dedication to community service, making her not only an icon in the music industry but also a beloved figure in her hometown of Atlanta.

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