Actress Chanté Adams's mother named her after the real Roxanne Shanté.
Ms. Peggy: I hear you out here fucking with my door shanté. What do you want?
Roxanne Shante: I want come in.
Ms. Peggy: What time does this key lock my door? You want to be out there, playing with all them hoes, then you keep your ass out there, but stop knocking on my God damn door!
When Shanté is with Marley Marl recording "Roxanne's Revenge," the version heard on the soundtrack is the less-raunchy re-recorded version that came to be after UTFO sued Pop Art Records.
The actors are listed in alphabetical order. Not by their names, but by their character's names.