Here’s a mix dedicated to the women who helped lay the foundation of hip-hop and those who continue to build the culture. You’ll hear Missy, Yo-Yo, Lauryn Hill, Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, Conscious Daughters, Lady of Rage, Left Eye, Ladybug Mecca, Da Brat, Bahamadia, Jean Grae, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, Salt N Pepa, Nicki Minaj and more. Check it out.
Seeing Lauryn Hill speak about The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill was a reminder of how important women have been to hip-hop.
Also, here’s a dope documentary about women in hip-hop called My Mic Sounds Nice.