Share via Email Nicki Minaj suddenly remembers what she'd forgotten to pack. While Minaj is tearing up the airwaves, appearing on everything from Mariah Carey's Up Out My Face to Ludacris's My Chick Bad , the self-described "Harajuku Barbie" has captured the imagination of a generation that hasn't seen a dominant, prolific female rapper since the heyday of Lil Kim and Foxy Brown. Minaj may be hyped as the latest leading lady of rap but, as hip hop has become more mainstream, the shift in expectations of women has led to a new reality: a successful female artist must not only be talented, but also able to titillate the gaze of an assumed male viewer. At that time, it was not unusual to see women attired in Cross Colours , sneakers, and baggy jeans. If a woman chose a different look, it was just one of many. Even more mainstream groups such as Salt-N-Pepa and TLC were able to lace their lyrics with stories of female sexual autonomy, not just bedroom prowess.
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In celebration of women in hip-hop, here are the 20 best female rap posse tracks. And it will always be ladies first. Queen Latifah, "Ladies First" Feat. Flipping N. The song and video is epic as it featured five well-versed MCs rapping about solidarity and womanhood.
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