Lola (born 1981 in Paris, France) is a Brooklyn, New York- female singer/songwriter. Raised in the Belleville District of Paris by hippie parents, Lola has also lived in Brazil and Los Angeles, California. Although her initial exposure was received via a house music remix of "No Strings," which had been on U.S. Dance chart for 5 months. her music (including the song in its original form and other tracks on her album Take It Like I Give It) spans rock, R&B, jazz, pop and hip-hop. Lola cites artists as diverse as Prince, Joni Mitchell, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Aretha Franklin as influences. She was signed to SoBe Entertainment.