the Conglomerate, Rah Digga has only two solo albums (separated by 11 years) to her name, but she's still considered "one of rap's most prominent women MCs," according to All One of the nicknames she goes by is Harriet Thugman. Arguably the first MC to successfully meld hip hop, electronica and world music for a massive Western audience, M. Even if her third album alienated some fans by indulging in industrial noise, M. After getting some buzz off an appearance on Trick Daddy's 1998 album, Trina debuted in 2000 with 'Da Baddest Bitch' which took a page from Lil' Kim's X-rated book. The British MC started getting attention thanks to her appearance on Queen Latifah's women's anthem "Ladies First" in 1989.Over the course of four more studio albums, Trina earned the designation "the most consistent female rapper of all time" from XXL Magazine. protege Rye Rye debuted this year with the stylistically innovative 'Go! The next year she debuted with 'Down to Earth,' the influence of which looms larger than its chart success. Seriously, move over Robert Pattinson (or how he's referred to by many, 'that vampire guy') and FKA Twigs, Azealia Banks is coming for ya..more ways than one.When the outspoken and politically charged rapper isn't covering The Harlem MC behind "212," one of the most startlingly fresh rap tracks in a minute, Azealia Banks has already netted and let go Lady Gaga's manager -- and her debut LP isn't even out yet.That album, 'Broke with Expensive Taste,' is slated for an early 2013 release, but her debut mixtape 'Fantasea' is excellent enough to keep us sated until then.Although she spent her teen years singing, Eve became one of the most respected female MCs in the game as Ruff Ryders' First Lady. Dre, DMX, Gwen Stefani and Alicia Keys, Eve racked up plenty of chart hits but never left behind her lyrical cred.Forgotten by many fans, Left Eye also released a 2001 solo album called 'Supernova.' Drawing on five decades of music history to produce a sound that's ahead of it's time, British six-piece outfit The Go!Team own the live concert stage in no small part to frontwoman Ninja.
This 23-year-old San Fran MC netted a record contract based on the strength of her 2011 viral hit "Gucci Gucci," which was controversial not for its subject matter but for what some cultural commentators decried as her performance style being reminiscent of "a modern day minstrel show" in the words of Madame Noire.
[Produced by Kanye West and Jon Brion] [Intro: Jamie Foxx] She take my money when I'm in need Yeah, she's a triflin' friend indeed Oh, she's a gold digger Way over town that digs on me [Hook: Kanye West (Jamie Foxx)] (She give me money) Now, I ain't saying she a gold digger (When I'm in need) But she ain't messing with no broke niggas (She give me money) Now, I ain't saying she a gold digger (When I'm in need) But she ain't messing with no broke niggas (I gotta leave) Get down girl, go 'head, get down (I gotta leave) Get down girl, go 'head, get down (I gotta leave) Get down girl, go 'head, get down (I gotta leave) Get down girl, go 'head [Verse 1] Cutie the bomb, met her at a beauty salon With a baby Louis Vuitton under her underarm She said: "I can tell you rock, I can tell by your charm Far as girls, you got a flock I can tell by your charm and your arm." But I'm looking for the one, have you seen her?
My psychic told me she'll have a ass like Serena Trina, Jennifer Lopez, four kids And I gotta take all they bad asses to Show Biz?
Jay-Z signed her to Def Jam following an on-the-spot freestyle, and in 2006 she released her deliriously fun and impressive LP 'Public Warning.' Since then, the British MC Lady Sovereign sort of dropped off the radar around the time she parted ways with her label.
She released a follow-up album in 2009 and went on hiatus, saying new material will come out, "When the time is right." The 25-year-old actress and rapper has one studio album to her name (2004's 'Diamond In the Dirt') but a slew of mixtapes and appearances since then.
The Seattle duo THEESatisfaction consists of rapper Stasia "Stas" Iron and singer Catherine "Cat" Harris-White.