Female Rappers

Mercury Rose Up In Atlanta’s Indie Music Scene. Now She’s Touring With MIKE And Na-Kel Smith

Mercury is a fascinating Atlanta rap figure. Her sound is experimental, but it's also mostly led by trap music, in… Read More

June 3, 2022

Flo Milli Officially Drops Female Empowerment Anthem “PBC”

Flo Milli shares her inspiration behind her new single "PBC," which was previewed during New York Fashion Week. If you’ve… Read More

February 25, 2022

How LightSkinKeisha’s Rap Confidence Landed Her a Role in The ‘Power’ Universe

“For me, this song is personal because I’m popping my shit on anybody who doubted me. Anybody who’s against me.… Read More

February 4, 2022

The Rise Of Social Media Accounts Dedicated To Female Rap

Over the last couple of years, a number of social media accounts and platforms have popped up, creating spaces that… Read More

October 14, 2021

Monaleo Is Ready To Be Known for More Than “Beating Down Yo Block”

In an exclusive interview Monaleo details the origins of her viral rap song, what she loves most about growing up… Read More

September 23, 2021

30 Underrated Female Rappers You Should Listen to in 2021

The following women use the gift of their pen and the power of their voice to certify themselves as rap… Read More

May 25, 2021

10 New Orleans Rappers You Need To Listen To

It's been too long since the city that gave the world No Limit and Cash Money produced a homegrown star.… Read More

May 11, 2021

6 Female Producers on What Fans Can Do to Support Women in the Music Industry

The music industry is male-dominated but that doesn't mean women aren't flourishing. Meet six Black female producers pushing creative boundaries.… Read More

April 27, 2021

The 18 Essential Pussy Rap Albums

Pussy rap is an ongoing subgenre within rap that wouldn’t exist without the contributions of countless Black women. Here are… Read More

March 31, 2021

Grammys 2021: Watch Doja Cat Go to the Future During Her “Say So” Performance

Doja Cat performed a unique rendition of her hit "Say So" at the 2021 Grammys. Doja Cat came into the… Read More

March 14, 2021

“We Can’t Slack”: Chika Speaks About Sexist Double Standards in Rap

Chika took to Twitter to vent about sexism in hip-hop. On Sunday morning, Alabama MC Chika sparked an ongoing discussion… Read More

February 8, 2021

Cardi B Speaks out About People Questioning If She’s a Black Woman Again

Cardi B didn't hold anything back when she chose to address social media users questioning her heritage. On Monday, Cardi… Read More

January 26, 2021

The Female Rappers Dominating UK Drill

From Ivorian Doll to Miss Lafamilia, these female UK drill rappers are dominating on their own terms. Twenty-twenty was a… Read More

January 21, 2021

Thank Erica Banks for the “Buss It” Challenge, the Latest Viral TikTok Trend

Erica Banks shares her thoughts on the super-viral "Buss It" Challenge which features a sample of Nelly's "Hot In Here."… Read More

January 11, 2021

First Look Friday: KenTheMan is Houston’s New Problem

For this month’s First Look Friday, we had an expansive conversation with KenTheMan, who talked about being an independent rapper,… Read More

January 8, 2021

We Can’t Stop Watching Megan Thee Stallion’s Apple Music Concert

The Houston rapper performed a few of her most acclaimed tracks of the year. Straight from a rodeo, Megan Thee… Read More

December 15, 2020