American female hip-hop rapper Roxanne Shante has a son named Kareem with her ex-husband, James Cross. Here’s everything you need to know about the musician, Roxanne Shante.
Roxanne Shante, whose actual name is Lolita Shante Gooden, is one of the American female hip-hop rappers.
She is regarded as one of the earliest female rappers who have revolutionized the face of the industry in a male-dominated field.
Roxanne started her rapping career when she was just at the age of nine years and the age of 14; she changed her name to Roxanne Shante.
After she watched Nipsey Russell on TV, she was inspired by freestyling raps.
Who Is Roxanne Shante, Son Kareem? Know About Baby Father
At just the age of 15 years, Roxanne gave birth to a son, Kareem, with her ex-husband James Cross.
From the age of 14 years, Shante was with her baby daddy, James Cross.
Kareem is Roxanne’s first and eldest son with her ex-husband, James, who was 18 years older than Shante.
James was her manager, who had an abusive nature. She revealed that she was physically abused by James, leaving her with a broken rib in a hospital.
As she couldn’t take his abusive nature anymore, Shante left James and her two years old son, Kareem, at that time.
Later, after paying $10,000 to James, she finally released her son from James and got him back.
Roxanne Shante Husband Jabbar Ali: Are They Still Married?
Since 2017, Roxanne Shante has been married to her present husband, Jabbar Ali, who is stated to be a retired boxer.
Shante has not shared much information about her marital life. However, she has revealed in an interview with Vlad Tv about her husband, Jabbar, a retired boxer.
There is much information about Jabbar and his career as a boxer on the internet.
Roxanne Shante and Jabber Ali are spotted together in several events, and they seem to have a great bond and are living happily together.
Shante has four children, three sons and a daughter. Kareem from her ex-husband and Randy, Chris and Tajze with Jabber Ali.
Roxanne Shante Net Worth
Roxanne Shante’s estimated net worth is around $500 thousand. However, this is just an assumption based on her career; her actual net worth has not been revealed yet.
Shante and her husband, Jabber Ali, run a non-profit organization, “Mind Over Matter,” which basically focuses on mentoring troubled teenagers.