The 20 year old Cape Town, Southern Suburbs native used her street smarts, rap abilities and songwriting skills to acquire a record deal with Afterlife Talent. Patty Monroe, known to her folks as Megan Steenkamp decided at 15 years old to enter The Night Of The Beat Bangaz a hip hop platform run by the legendary DJ Ready , DJ Azhul and DJ E20 but was too young to be eligible to perform that event inspired this self-described “old soul” to take her fierce flows to higher heights.
To date, Patty Monroe has collaborated with rappers, Malik Gita (2011), Youngsta (2013 & 2014.)The rapper who is inspired by the likes of MC Lyte and Missy Elliot has roped in producers like Sketchy Bongo,Muzi and Culoe de Song to work on a forthcoming as yet untitled project.
” This blonde bombshell wants to model her music after something that isn’t often celebrated: being true to oneself. The colorful entertainer appeared on SA’s Got Talent in 2013 and during the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search, Patty Monroe made it into the Top 25 of the Cape Town auditions phase. She has perfomed at the Durban July, Jack Daniel’s Boomtown and today, she has come to claim her space in the music industry “I’m going to be here for a while so you had better listen”.