Posts Tagged ‘ Roxanne Shante ’

Top 25 Female Emcees of Hip Hop (1983 – 1993)

Counting down the top 25 female emcees of the Diamond and Golden Era … that’s 1983 – 1993, so there wont be any Lil Kim or Mia x, or Lady of rage here. These are the pioneers and I wanted to shine a light on women and their lyrical contributions to Hip Hop, I tried…

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Top 10 Christmas Hip Hop Songs

Christmas time, cannot forget about Hip Hop; Especially the Diamond and Golden Era; the contributions to the holiday is actually more than Just Christmas in Hollis LOL I figured I’d take a moment to count down what I think to be the 10 Best Hip Hop songs of that Era 10. Run DMC – Christmas…

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Podcast: The Juice Crew

This episode is all about The Legendary Juice Crew! Ranked Number 1 on our Greatest Hip Hop Crews of all time list, my guest @12Kyle and I discuss: The Core Members (Big Daddy Kane, Kool G Rap, Roxanne Shante, Biz Markie,MC Shan, Craig G, Tragedy, Masta Ace, Marley Marl, Mr. Magic) The Inpact on Hip…

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Roxanne Shante

Roxanne Shante The Queen of Rox Hip Hop Hall of Fame for: Influential contributor/ambassador Group/Crew From: Queens, NY Crew Affiliation: The Juice Crew Debut Album: Bad Sister (1989) Best Song: “Roxanne’s Revenge” Notable singles: Roxanne’s Revenge Queen of Rox Have a Nice day Big Momma Comments: Roxanne Shante, first female of the World Famous Juice…

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The Bridge Wars

The Bridge Wars The Bridge wars was one of the greatest events in the Golden Era of Hip Hop, it sparked multiple classic songs, verses and gave birth to one of the greatest careers in Hip Hop History The Rivalry as you can call it all started in 1985 when MC Shan released his 12”…

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Top 15 Beat Box Songs of All Time

Inspired by the “Top 10 Beat Box Artists” post I did, I wanted to actually shine a light on some of the songs those guys made, The emcee / Beat Box dynamic is one of the cornerstones of early Hip Hop and one of the more raw forms of the music … what I did…

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5 of the earliest Hip Hop / R&B Collaborations

These days in music it seems that every track has some sort of singing and rhyming in it, whether it’s a collaboration of some sort or the artist is doing both the singing and the emceeing (for better or for worse) But where did it all begin? Soon there will be a new list where…

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Top 20 Hip Hop Crews (10 – 1)

Finishing off the countdown of the Top 20 Hip Hop Crews/ Collectives of The Golden, Silver, and Bronze Eras … For Numbers 20 – 11 Click Here! 10. Murder Inc. Later called “The INC” The crew, group, label founded by Irv and Chris Gotti along with Ja Rule blended Hip Hop and R&B more so…

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EDP05 – Spinsanity! (Podcast)

The newest edition of the eclectik discussion podcast is here! This week we welcome a very special guest to the show Hip Hop icon and pioneer … DJ Spinderella! (Yes … Push it, Spinderella cut it up one time … not a fella but a girl DJ, Shake your thang video Spinderella!!) LOL Join us…

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B – Girl Stance : BackSpinnin’

Continuing on my randomness concerning Femcees and Females in Hip Hop I will continue to say the biggest selling female rap release of all time would be Foxy Brown and Lil Kim: “Thelma and Louise” Nas co-writes with Fox … Jay Co-writes with Kim EVERY Producer will want to do a track… Guest stars would…

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B – Girl Stance : Deadly Venoms

We all know that I love and adore women … and I love Hip Hop …so of course I love female emcees so allow me to wax randomly about them… Roxanne Shante is my favorite femcee of all time … part of the reason I love Hip Hop so much, she killed it with Roxanne’s…

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When I fell in love with Hip Hop

Anyone that knows me knows I love Hip Hop music … and I can talk it all day; ever since the movie “Brown Sugar” (one of my personal favorites) came out people ask “When did you fall in love with Hip Hop?” …I’ve never really answered that on my site I don’t think … so…

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