Nicki Minaj is the new girl in town but Jean Grae has been holding it down for the ladies for the better part of a decade. Check out Bridge, produced by the innovator RJD2.

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Click here to download.  Both Jean Grae and RJD2 are dope at their craft but each has taken a backseat to others in the game who have achieved more popularity for one reason or another.  For Jean, it’s clearly Nicki now and RJD2 (he created the theme song to Mad Men), who chops up samples like a Hibachi chef to make his samples, has always been in the shadow of…well, DJ Shadow.  Here are two of their better songs:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp-xN-o6W90.