A Day in the Life

Season 1

April 29, 2022

Monaleo is ‘Beating Down Yo Block’ For Her 21st Birthday | A Day in the Life

Houston rapper Monaleo has slowly positioned herself as one to watch in 2022. Catching the internet’s attention with viral tracks like 'Beating Down Yo Block' and 'We Not Humping' Ft. Flo Milli, coupled with a rapidly growing fan base on TikTok, distinct flow and passionate advocacy around mental health and self care she joins the next generation of multifaceted women in rap. On the eve of her 21st birthday, Complex’s Alana Yzola joined her for a peek into the candy pink life of a performer on the rise, celebrating life and being present in the now. She spoke candidly about her continuing recovery following a near death experience and how she's using her platform to help others through their darkest moments. If you or someone you know is struggling - NAMI is dedicated to improving the lives of millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., ET, or send an email to


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A Day in the Life
Complex joins artists throughout the day in 'A Day in the Life.' They discuss their hopes & dreams, personal goals, past accomplishments, views, careers & more.