Check out a few pictures of Monica at last night’s NBA Awards hosted by Drake in New York!

Read More

06.27.17

2015

Just Right For Me ft. Lil Wayne (Single)

2013

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

2012

New Life

New Life

01
New Life (Intro) ft. Mary J. Blige
02
It All Belongs To Me with Brandy
03
Daddy’s Good Girl
04
Man Who Has Everything
05
Big Mistake
06
Take a Chance ft. Wale
07
Without You
08
Until It’s Gone
09
Amazing
10
Cry
11
Time To Move On
12
New Life (Outro)
13
Breathe
14
In 3D
15
Catch Me
16
Anything (To Find You) ft. Rick Ross

2012

New Life (Fan Edition)

New Life (Fan Edition)

2012

It All Belongs To Me

2011

Until It’s Gone (Single)

Until It’s Gone (Single)

2010

Here I Am

Here I Am

2010

Still Standing – featuring 2 bonus tracks

Still Standing – featuring 2 bonus tracks

01
Still Standing ft. Ludacris
02
One in a Lifetime
03
Stay or Go
04
Everything to Me
05
If You Were My Man
06
Mirror
07
Here I Am
08
Superman
09
Love All Over Me
10
Believing in Me

2007

The Makings Of Me

01
Everytime tha Beat Drop ft. Dem Franchize Boyz
02
A Dozen Roses (You Remind Me)
03
Sideline Ho
04
Why Her
05
Hell No (Leave Home) ft. Twista
06
Doin’ Me Right
07
Raw ft. Swizz Beatz
08
My Everything
09
Gotta Move On
10
Getaway

2006

New Life (Deluxe Edition)

2004

Dance Vault Mixes – Get It Off/Knock Knock

Dance Vault Mixes – Get It Off/Knock Knock

2003

After The Storm

01
Intro
02
Get It Off ft. Dirtbag
03
So Gone
04
U Should’ve Known Better
05
Don’t Gotta Go Home ft. DMX
06
Knock Knock
07
Breaks My Heart
08
I Wrote This Song
09
Ain’t Gonna Cry No More
10
Go to Bed Mad ft. Tyrese
11
Hurts The Most
12
That’s My Man
13
Outro

1998

The Boy Is Mine

01
Street Symphony
02
The Boy Is Mine (duet with Brandy)
03
Ring da Bell
04
The First Night
05
Misty Blue
06
Angel of Mine
07
Gone Be Fine ft. OutKast
08
Inside
09
Take Him Back
10
Right Here Waiting ft. 112
11
Cross the Room
12
I Keep It To Myself
13
For You I Will

1995

Miss Thang

01
Miss Thang
02
Don’t Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days)
03
Like This and Like That ft. Mr. Malik
04
Get Down
05
With You
06
Skate
07
Angel
08
Woman in Me (Interlude)
09
Tell Me If You Still Care
10
Let’s Straighten It Out ft. Usher
11
Before You Walk Out of My Life
12
Now I’m Gone
13
Why I Love You So Much
14
Never Can Say Goodbye
15
Don’t Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days) (Remix
Charlotte, NC
Aug 20
The Fillmore Charlotte
Get Tickets
Aug 20 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte
Aug 27 Memphis, TN FedExForum
Sep 03 Concord, CA Concord Pavilion
Sep 07 Denver, CO Paramount Theatre
Unavailable
Sep 15 Baton Rouge, LA Raising Cane's River Center Arena
Oct 13 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Oct 14 Miramar, FL Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater
Nov 11 Louisville, KY KFC Yum! Center

Beep, beep, beep – An alarm sounds. Lights flash. Everyone is on alert. Emergency protocol in effect. It’s a Code Red state of emergency. Soul music is in trouble and one of the greatest R&B singers of a generation is sounding the alarm. Whispered voices have been expressing their concern for some time. Industry insiders talk of a change in the musical direction at radio. Critics blame millenials. Millenials blame the music. Artists blame each other. And everyone blames the Internet. But that’s not the whole story. Soul music is alive and well and “people love it when introduced to it properly,” R&B/Pop icon Monica explains. However, concerned about the future of the genre she loves so much, Monica returns with her seventh studio album appropriately titled Code Red.

“As an artist and real genuine soul/R&B lover, I felt that it’s a state of emergency for the music. Its important for this generation to know and understand how important the music was and is to the world and we are best when we can bridge the sound between the old and the new,” Monica says. The Grammy Award winning singer knows this better than anyone.

Monica will inarguably be remembered in music as one of the most iconic soul singers of a generation. Her enviable resume detailing extraordinary musical contributions that started professionally at the tenderfoot age of 12 when her first major label deal was signed.

Monica’s musical journey started in College Park, Ga., when she began performing with a traveling gospel choir, following in her mother’s footsteps, an incredible church singer herself. While honing her craft competing in as many local talent shows she could find, Monica was discovered by hitmaker Dallas Austin, signed to Arista Records’ distributed label, Rowdy Records and by thirteen became the youngest artist ever to score two back-to-back Billboard #1 chart-topping hit records with “Don’t Take it Personal” (Just one of dem Days) and “Before you Walk Out of My Life.” By the end of 1995, she had taken the world by storm with her unstoppable debut album, “Miss Thang.” Her next album, the 1998 record-breaker “The Boy Is Mine,” was a crossover pop juggernaut as the result of her duet with Brandy; the Rodney Jerkins produced song of the same name. The single spent thirteen weeks at #1 on the coveted Billboard chart, earning Monica her first Grammy Award to add to her already growing collection of Billboard, American Music and Soul Train awards. “The Boy Is Mine” album would feature two more Billboard #1 hits –“Angel of Mine” and “The First Night”– and would establish Monica as a bona-fide superstar and one of most successful artists of the entire decade. Over the next ten years Monica would release four more Billboard chart-toppingalbums “After the Storm,”“The Makings of Me,”“Still Standing,” and “New Life.” In all, she has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide and she holds the record as the first artist to top the U.S. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart with No.1 songs over the span of three consecutive decades (1990s, 2000s and 2010s), which puts her in the elite company of history-making superstars such as Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, James Brown and Marvin Gaye, all sharing similar accomplishments. She’s acted on stage and in feature films, contributed to the hit NBC show, “The Voice,” and witnessed her life documented in the BET reality show, “Monica: Still Standing.” And in 2010, Billboard Magazine listed Monica at No. 24 on it’s list of the Top 50 R&B and Hip Hop Artists of the past 25 years.

So what’s left to prove and why now? The answers are extraordinarily simple: Nothing and it was time. After a few years off from recording and touring, Monica felt that her family life had reached a point where it could sustain the rigors and demands of her career. “My family takes precedence over everything. Once I really got everybody comfortable – Kids in school, prepping for the days they had whether it be with sports or all the different activities that they love and my daughter was walking and talking, that’s when I really started working on the album,” Monica recalls. “My children didn’t ask to be the children of an entertainer so never do I want them to feel secondary to it…In the midst of me being a mom and a wife, there’s so much more substance there when I do come back as an artist.”

Due in-stores and online later this year, Code Redis indeed a jubilant return to form for the iconic star. The lead single, produced by hitmaker Polow Da Don is an updated take on a Smokey Robinson and the Miracles classic (Much Better Off); “Just Right For Me,”featuring Lil’ Wayne, serves as a perfect introduction to the album and is a bridge between Monica’s love of classic soul music, 90’s R&B and the sound of today. Another standout on the album is the uber-personal tune, “I Miss Music.” It is somewhat of a tribute to the memorable music of the 80’s and 90’s and the rare artists that created it. “I Miss Music,” is an infectious record. It was an instantaneous attraction for Monica. “I was born in the midst of the most incredible age of music. This song speaks to that era and reflects on how important the music was to me,” Monica explains. When I mention Whitney’s name in the song, I still get chills through my body. She wasn’t only my mentor. She was my friend. This song is all about substance and feel and that’s what means the most to me.”

“The song ‘Hustler’s Ambition,’ featuring Akon, is one of my absolute favorite records that I have ever recorded,” Monica details. The record captures the feeling of missing someone but keeping the emotional fire burning while he’s away. Surely a parallel for Monica and her husband, NBA player Shannon Brown and their intense opposing work schedules.

Missy Elliott returns to Monica’s musical journey on the supremely matched title track, “Code Red.” The tempo driven, high energy, effervescent, and lyrically captivating record couldn’t be a more unexpected yet perfect union for these music icons whom are also true friends.

“This album is about my journey. As a person I’m complete. I’m a complete woman now. I’m complete as a mom. I see my children happy, enjoying their lives, living and learning. I’m complete as a wife. I understand who I am. I know my shortcomings and I accept those just as much as I accept my strengths. As an artist, I’m a lot more seasoned and comfortable in my own skin. I understand there are artists that will do different things than me. They make take different paths in promoting and creating but there’s only one Monica.

Indeed since her dominant debut in 1995, there’s always only been one Monica.