Born in Rochester (New York) into a musical family, Monica started out singing backing vocals in recording studios. Her powerful voice and stage presence took her to Atlanta (Georgia) where she collaborated with various artists. She has lived and worked in Spain since 1987. In 1991, she recorded her highly acclaimed first solo album, ” Soul Shoes”, which opened the doors to the Spanish market. Since then, she has appeared in various television and radio programmes and performed with her band all over the country. She has also collaborated in recordings, concerts and benefit performances in the company of other artists.