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Vasquez, La La 1979–

VASQUEZ, La La 1979–

(La La)


Full name, Alani Vasquez; born June 25, 1979 (some sources cite 1980), in Brooklyn, New York, NY. Education: Attended Howard Community College.

Career: Actress, television host, and singer. WHAT-FM (radio station), Atlanta, GA, programming assistant; appeared in radio programs.


Television Appearances as La La; Series:

Deejay and cohost, On the Beat, Black Entertainment Television, beginning 2001.

Host, Direct Effect (also known as DFX), MTV, beginning 2002.

Cohost, Total Request Live (also known as TRL and Total Request with Carson Daly), MTV, beginning 2002.

Host, High School Stories, MTV, beginning 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As La La) Herself, Monster Island, MTV, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, TRL Presents: Christina Stripped in New York City, MTV, 2002.

Host, French Kissing and Telling: The Real World Paris Reunion Special (also known as French Kissing and Telling: 10 Things You're Dying to Know about The Real World Paris), MTV, 2003.

(As La La) Host, MC Battle, MTV, 2003.

Host, MC Battle II: The Takeover in Times Square, MTV, 2003.

(As La La) MTVs New Year's Eve 2004, MTV, 2003.

(As La La) Correspondent, The Shady National Convention, MTV, 2004.

Host, Direct Effect Presents: Straight Up Hip Hop All Week (also known as MTV's "Direct Effect Presents: Straight Up Hip Hop All Week"), MTV, 2004.

Host, Ladies of the VMAs, MTV, 2004.

Backstage at the Grammys 2004, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Host, The Second Annual TRL Awards, MTV, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Herself, Soul Train, syndicated, 1987.

MTV interviewer, Sex and the City, HBO, c. 1998.

Host, "Montezuma's Revenge: Inside the Inferno," The Real World/Road Rules Challenge, MTV, 2004.

Host, "Montezuma's Revenge: The Inferno Reunion," The Real World/Road Rules Challenge, MTV, 2004.

Kendra, "Phatheadz," One on One, UPN, 2004.

Host, "Secrets of Elimination Hill," The Real World/Road Rules Challenge, MTV, 2005.

Voice, Da Jammies (animated), 2006.

Radio Appearances:

Cohost of the series Future Flavas, [Atlanta, GA]; cohost of the series The B-Side, KKBT-FM (Los Angeles); appeared on Hot 97 (New York City), including appearances in the series Ladies' Night. Appeared in a series broadcast on WKYS-FM.

Film Appearances:

Bobby the disc jockey, Two Can Play That Game (also known as How to Make Your Man Behave in 10 Days … or Less), Columbia/TriStar, 2001.

(As La La) Pam Jackson, Urban Massacre, Ground Zero Entertainment/Raging Nation Films, 2002.

(As La La) Herself (girl who sits next to Giselle), Soul Plane, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2004.

(As La La) Herself, You Got Served, Screen Gems/Sony Pictures Releasing, 2004.

Some sources cite an appearance as Tracy, Watchers, MCA/Universal, 1988.



La La Means I Love You, Motown, 1991.

Recorded the album La La, Arista.


"Always," Motown, 1991.

Singles with Others:

Aaliyah, "Miss You," 2002.

Cam'ron, "Oh Boy," 2002.

Nelly, "Hot in Herre," 2002.

Fat Joe, "So Much More," 2005.

Appeared in other singles, including "Drop Top Bentley," by Dave Hollister with Mowet.


Herself, 50 Cent: The New Breed (documentary), Universal Music and Video Distribution, 2003.



King, March/April, 2005.

Sports Illustrated, January 4, 2005.

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