Newark, New Jersey native, Monique Dupree, also known by the title Tha True Original Gata and in some circles is referred to affectionately as The First Black Scream Queen. She has done independent horror films, fetish, comic-book, catalog and/or alternative modeling, local and national reality television and an occasional cross-over into mainstream television and cinema. This includes music, by way of her band Negro Childe(her former band with her husband) publishing, promotion, internet radio, fitness, production and pro-wrestling. (She tours behind the scenes in wrestling with former ECW star Tommy Dreamer in his promotion House of Hardcore as well as Impact Wrestling.) She is also a professional Cosplayer appearing at events and conventions. The most notable cosplay to date being, Wonderwoman, Nubia, Mohawk Storm and Marie Antoinette. Monique has 10 children with her husband, author Anthony Saint Thomas. She is involved in several grass-root charities and social outreach organizations. To date, Monique has completed upward of 100 films and television projects, inspired the creation of several comic-book heroines and consistently works and is for hire across the country and around the world.
- Hip Hop Girl
- Meriya(as Monique Gata Dupree)
- Tha True Original Gata
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