female rappers

Gather around, come close, we have a word from Khia. Her shady message of the day is about Miami spitter Trina and Bronx diva Cardi B. The “My Neck, My Back” rapper praised Cardi B for owning her stripper past and “selling p*ssy,” but slammed Trina. “Trina, it was like, ‘I wasn’t no stripper. I […]

Iconic '80s rapper MC Lyte has a thought or two about female emcees and why more of them aren't thriving in the hip hop game today, especially considering the success and cultural impact of rappers such as herself, Lauryn Hill, Lil Kim, and Missy Elliott.

The VH1 Hip-Hop Honors are tonight (Monday, July 11), and this year, the network is honoring the women. To get ready, we’re looking back at the best videos by some of our favorite leading ladies from past and present.

In ’99, Eve‘s lyricism and Philly edge hit hip-hop hard. The pit bull in a skirt’s tough appearance – comprised of paw prints tatted on her boobs, cornrows, du-rags, and one of the meanest mean mugs in rap history – is forever cemented in our brains, as is her music. Ruff Ryders‘ first lady was […]

Things are getting serious between Angel Haze and Ireland Baldwin. The two took their relationship bi-coastal, hopping on a flight from New York to L.A., where they became one with nature. The couple went on a hike together and left their mark on the City of Angels, carving their names into a tree already marked […]

Has Nicki Minaj ever been a man’s mistress before? While doing a promo run for her movie The Other Woman – which hits theaters this Friday – YMCMB’s curviest member sat down with Lance Bass for Entertainment Tonight and talked all about whether or not she’s ever found herself playing number two. Though the “Chi-Raq” rapper […]