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Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop

Hip-hop is a tough game in which only the best survive. From the early days of the male-dominated genre, female rappers have proved that women, though few in numbers, are fearless, strong especially when unified and are not only capable of standing as tall as the next man but also of outshining them.

Many female rhymers, from Queen Latifah to Nicki Minaj, have destroyed the proverbial glass ceiling to become legends in their own right.

Lauryn Hill

Foxy Brown

Queen Latifah

Nicki Minaj

M.I.A.

Lil’ Kim

Remy Ma

Khia

Vita

Salt-N-Pepa

Missy Elliott

Trina

Roxanne Shanté

Amil

Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes

The Lady of Rage

Eve

Rah Digga

Lil Mama

Jean Grae