Alexandra "Ladie One" was born in Chicago, IL on April 11th, 1990. At the age of 12 she re-located with her small family to South Florida.
At the age of 14 she got into the underground hip hop scene by being introduced to Graffiti art by her high school friend "Chors". Being in the Hip hop scene she spent alot of her saturday nights at Catalyst; which is a church based convention with all the elements of hip hop. Being around so many dancers at the age of 16, she started Breaking. After her first year b-girling she was battled into an all guy crew from Carol City, Miami, FL; Illmatic Movements Crew. She then pursued dancing throughout her highschool and college and went on in traveling the country competing.
Ladie One has been a professional B-Girl for 11 years and a Graffiti Artist for the past 13 years. She has traveled the world painting, competing and winning in countries including the US, Canada, UAE, China, Slovakia, Ukraine, UK, Singapore, Spain, and the Netherlands. She was initiated into one of the most respected all Female Hip-Hop crews called Heartbreakerz in 2010 which she now travels and competes with. The Heartbreakerz are a World-wide Crew consisting of 23 Women in the Hip-Hop Culture including Emcees, Dee-jays, Graffiti and Street Artists, Performance Artists and B-Girls.
She has accomplished a lot in her 10 years of dancing such as Traveling World-wide and achieving Finalist in Competitions including Battle in Fujian, China, Yalta Summer Jam (Ukraine), B Supreme (UK), Floorlords Anniversary (Boston), Breaking the Law 7 (Wisconsin), Four your soul 4 (Orlando), BeanTown Breakdown (Boston), Queen Sweet 16 (Seattle), Rock The Box (DC), UDEF Silverback Championships(Philly), and Beat Swap Meet (Los Angeles).
In 2010, Ladie One along with fellow Heartbreaker B-girl Stellz won the 2 on 2 B-girl Championship called Bashville Stampede in Nashville,TN. In 2013 Ladie One won Cypher Queen at Outbreak Europe's Hip-Hop festival in Slovakia. In 2015 Ladie with fellow crew mate Candy won the world finals AT IBE in The netherlands.
At the age of 20, she made a decision to leave her college in miami where she was studying nursing and move to Los Angeles to pursue her dream in the Arts. She was then signed to Talent Agency MSA, Flipz ENT, and Shatto Proof Models and has now danced for known Spanish Television networks such as Telemundo and Univision. She has been featured in Commercials such as T-Mobile, Galpin Auto Sports, Adidas, Nike, Bratz Dollz, Vlado, Lipton Tea, and Pop Water. Ladie One is Featured in Music Videos and Live performances for Artists Such as KRS- One, Chris Brown, Tyga, Wiz Khalifa, E-40, Young Jeezy, Cody Wise, Kreayshawn, and Baby Bash. She has also Been Featured in upcoming Television and Film Pilots Such as RayJ's "The Joint", "Dance Girls" and Oxygen's new TV show " Street Art Throwdown" Premiering February 3rd, 2015. She landed a Lead Role in the new motion picture "Breakin" and Co starred in "Breaking Til Dawn."
She Has Been Featured in many Art Shows and Expos and continues to spread her love for her artwork through Workshops and summer camps teaching kids from all ages. She is now in the works of many big upcoming projects and hopes to keep pursing all she is passionate about. She recently started "Noho Art Wallz" in the Winter of 2014 Regulating more Legal walls for Street and Graffti artists in the North Hollywood Arts District.
She Toured all of China for 3 months in 2013 with her performance group called The Physical Poets, where she also took part of choreographing many pieces and performing with multiple Asian Artists. The Physical Poets were also the opening number to the San Fransisco International Hip-Hop Dance Festival and the Juice Hip Hop Dance Festival in Los Angeles. Ladie One is also a member of 'Substance Over Hype', an LA based Extreme Crew of Raw Talented Dancers, Graffiti Writers, Skaters, Parkour and Stunt men.
She has made a career and living off of her Graffiti Artwork, Make-up Artistry and Dancing. Ladie One works as a Free-lance Make-up Artist Also traveling and working in the film industry. She's been doing Make-up professionally for 10 years. She works Make-up in Film and commercial, Music videos, Weddings, and Photoshoots. She's Worked for Actors and Artists such as Kuba Ka, Frida Pinto, Jesse Mccartney, Oh Blimey, Henry Simmons, Jeanette Samano, Brooklyn Jai, and many more. She has also been very successful working as a model and actress in Los angeles as well. Her new hobby is working with Aerial silks and circus work. She is launching her new Make-up Line "Ladie One Cosmetics" sometime this upcoming year.