female rappers


Rappers Like Megan Thee Stallion Are Writing a New Feminist Canon

Their lyrics offer unique perspectives on womanhood in an era where new generations are remaking the rules.


Megan Thee Stallion's 'Hot Girl Summer' Makes Space for Women in Rap

The song, which features Nicki Minaj and samples City Girls, proves the real Hot Girl Summer is the friends we made along the way.


Women Should Rap About Whatever They Want

So So Def label boss Jermaine Dupri recently said he's unimpressed by the current class of female rappers: "For me, it's like strippers rapping."


An Ode to Lil' Kim's 'Ladies Night,' One of the Best Posse Cuts of All Time

With seven female rappers in the Hot 100 for the first time in a decade, we revisited the 1997 single that pioneered rap's sisterhood.


10 of Megan Thee Stallion's Best Freestyles to Soundtrack Your Hot Girl Summer

The Houston rapper behind 'Fever' has developed a reputation for absolutely obliterating beats.


Rick Ross Has Apologized for His Comments About Female Rappers

He'd said he'd never signed woman artists because he'd probably have sex with them.


3D Na'Tee Brings Real Rap to New Orleans's Jazz Fest

Rap godfather Chuck D has said that he never likes to watch anyone on stage and think to himself, 'I could do that.' When 3D Na’Tee takes the mic, no one thinks that. Her words are so plentiful they often crowd out any hope for a chorus, and her quick...