La La Anthony

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Alani Vazquez Anthony (born June 25, 1979), better known as La La, is an American actress, radio disc jockey, and television personality.

Early years

Vazquez's parents were both Nuyorican. Vasquez, along with her brother and two sisters, were born in Brooklyn. As a child, Vazquez was involved in many activities, but music was her main interest.


In Atlanta, Vazquez worked as a programming assistant at WHTA radio. While a student at Redan High School, she received her first big break with her debut in a radio show, alongside Ludacris, called Future Flavas. After working for some time at the station, she decided to relocate to Washington, D.C., where she attended Howard University and studied Communications. While at Howard, she worked as a disc jockey at WHUR, the campus radio station.

In 1999, she moved to Los Angeles, California, and went to work at KKBT radio. There, she was noticed by MTV and was invited to audition, although was not called back until a year after the audition. She was the co-host of MTV's Direct Effect and Total Request Live. She has also hosted the reunion specials for all seasons of VH1's Flavor of Love, both seasons of I Love New York, the first season of Real Chance of Love, the first season of Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School and For the Love of Ray J. In addition, she often introduced stories on MTV's High School Stories and she appeared as a dean on VH1's Charm School with Ricki Lake.

Vazquez made her film debut in 2001 in Two Can Play That Game. Her other film credits include Urban Massacre (2002), Monster Island (2003), and You Got Served.

LaLa launched her personal website, in April 2012. The site is an interactive community for her fans and friends focusing on fashion, hair and beauty, pop culture, family life, relationships and everything in between.

Personal life

Vazquez became engaged to Carmelo Anthony on Christmas Day 2004. Their son, Kiyan Carmelo Anthony, was born on March 7, 2007.

They were married by Michael Eric Dyson on July 10, 2010 at Cipriani's in New York before 320 guests, including Justin Timberlake, Kim Kardashian, Khlo Kardashian, Lamar Odom, Ciara, Trina, Chris Paul, Amar'e Stoudemire, Serena Williams, Kenyon Martin, Hakim Warrick, Jim Boeheim, Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, Spike Lee, and LeBron James. The ceremony was filmed by VH1 and aired as part of a reality series on the couple, titled La La's Full Court Wedding.


Year Title Role Notes
2001Two Can Play That GameBobby the DJ
2002Urban MassacrePam Jackson
Total Request LiveHerselfTV series
2002"2006Direct EffectHostTV series
200350 Cent: The New BreedHerselfDocumentary
Sex and the CityMTV InterviewerTV series; episode: "The Post-it Always Sticks Twice"
2004You Got ServedHerself
Monster IslandHerselfTV movie
One on OneKendraTV series; episode: "Phatheadz"
Soul PlaneHerself
Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The InfernoHostTV series; episode: "Reunion Show"
2006Da JammiesAngeliqueVoice
Flavor of LoveHostTV series; episode: "Reunion"
Chappelle's ShowHerselfTV series; episode: #3.2
Flavor of Love 2HostTV series; episode: "Reunion: After the Lovin"
2007Flavor of Love Girls: Charm SchoolHostTV series; episode: "Reunion Show"
2008I Love New York 2HostTV series; episode: "Reunion Show"
2009For the Love of Ray JHostTV series; episode: "Reunion Show"
Charm School with Ricki LakeJudge/Dean
2010La La's Full Court WeddingHerselfTV series
2010Gun (2010 film)Herselfmovie

See also

  • List of notable Puerto Ricans
  • Category:Hip hop DJs

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