How long has hip-hop had a crush on Monica? Since ’95 when “Don’t Take It Personal” hit the airwaves, right? Not a shock at all considering the now grown Monica is still fine some sixteen years later and has Missy Elliott flipping samples from The Notorious B.I.G. for Rick Ross features. New Life has the first single kick it needs to succeed, even though it had to cut Lil Kim for it to happen.

Watch Monica’s old school fineness strut down below.