Lil’ Kim On Her Early Music Being Banned & Undeniable Influence on Hip Hop

Lil’ Kim On Her Early Music Being Banned & Undeniable Influence on Hip Hop

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 11, 2018

Any female rapper who’s rocked rainbow-colored wigs or felt comfortable getting raw on record and onstage owes something to Lil’ Kim. The hip hop... Read More

Nicki Minaj Gets Key to Queens, New York

Nicki Minaj Was ‘Hurt’ Cardi B Didn’t Show More Respect During Her Come Up

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 12, 2018

Nicki Minaj doesn’t have any beef with Bronx rapper Cardi B, but that doesn’t mean the former reality star hasn’t offended the “Monster” MC... Read More

Nicki Minaj Dropping Two New Songs This Week

Nicki Minaj Dropping Two New Songs This Week

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 10, 2018

After being virtually absent from social media so far this year, Queens rapper Nicki Minaj has made her official return, letting her Barbs know... Read More

Brooklyn Congressman to Honor Female Rappers for Women’s History Month

Brooklyn Congressman to Honor Female Rappers for Women’s History Month

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 02, 2018

March is Women’s History Month, and Brooklyn Congressman Hakeem Jeffries has chosen to recognize his favorite female MCs for their contributions to culture and... Read More

The Lady of Rage Reportedly Hospitalized

The Lady of Rage Reportedly Hospitalized

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 04, 2018

Veteran hip hop emcee, The Lady of Rage, has reportedly been hospitalized. According to Essence, fellow veteran rapper Yo-Yo took to social media to... Read More

Lil kim, Someone Please Stop Lil' Kim Before She Completely Implodes

The Desperation of Lil Kim

by Jezebel   Aug 08, 2014

However, the real issue isn't so much that the song is bad. (Although, again, the song is terrible.) Frankly, even if Lil' Kim had... Read More

Azealia Banks:
A Pioneer with a Poor Choice of Words

Azealia Banks:
A Pioneer with a Poor Choice of Words

by Michael Arceneaux   Feb 21, 2013

Do I agree with Azealia Banks when she says “ Faggot means coward, liar, backstabber…….?” No and the same can be said of her... Read More

lil kim mug shot

[ESSAY] Lil' Kim: Diary of a Mirror

by Esther Armah   Aug 14, 2012

1996. Damn, even in the mug shot Lil' Kim is pretty. Brown, smooth skin, nice eyes, cute nose. We all checked pictures of the... Read More

Nicki Minaj vs. Azealia Banks

Nicki Minaj vs. Azealia Banks

by #teamEBONY   Aug 03, 2012

One would think that Black female rappers Nicki Minaj and Azealia Banks would support one another. But, as it turns out, that's not the... Read More