News: Monica Goes Ballin' Route W/ New Engagement

Monday, Oct 18, 2010 4:40PM

Written by Rosario Harper

R&B singer Monica has announced her engagement to Los Angeles Lakers basketball player Shannon Brown.

Over the weekend, Monica released photos of her new engagement ring.

Monica tweeted pictures of an engagement ring this weekend. She and the Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard, who also appeared in her "Love All Over Me" video, began dating earlier this year. "We realize people will have their opinions. That's the way of the world.But we know who we are&who's we are.We pray 2 an awesome God 2gether," Monica tweeted. (Michigan Live)

Reports claim that Brown approached Monica about the engagement.

The 25-year-old L.A. Laker popped the question to the Grammy-winning songstress, 29. "I'm truly ecstatic," Mo told Rap-Up.com. The couple has been dating since filming the video for "Love All Over Me" in June. (Rap-Up)

The couple were spotted on numerous occasions last summer.

Lakers Shannon Brown and singer Monica are engaged. Shannon Brown and Monica are getting married just months after a blogger's reader spotted the two together in New York. In July, one reader wrote into a celebrity blog claiming that she spotted Monicawith the Lakers star together in Times Square New York."They appeared to be into each other. Shannon was laughing and Monica was smiling. Shannon is cutie! But I mean they could be here on business!" (LA Late News)

Last March, R&B singer Keyshia Cole welcomed a newborn baby with NBA star Daniel Gibson.

Congratulations go out to singer Keyshia Cole and her fiance Daniel "Boobie" Gibson! Insiders tell me that just after 1am this morning (March 3rd), Keyshia gave birth to a healthy baby boy, the couple's first. Gibson, a basketball player with the Cleveland Cavs, was by Keyshia's side for the birth, which took place in Cleveland, OH. (Miss Info TV)

Check out a recent Monica interview down below:

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