MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, and Salt-N-Pepa are rarely discussed regarding pioneers in hip-hop. While many women have come after them, these three hip-hop acts laid the foundation for the women in rap today to fly.
While the music industry, like many others, is dominated by men, these women demonstrate they have the power to change the world through their powerful words and voices. Check out 20 Songs to Celebrate the Superwoman in You.
Just as important as charisma, rhymes and beats, personal style is one of the most important elements of a rapper's allure. An MC must also have impeccable taste to really flourish in the visual world of hip-hop. But following popular trends and bragging about brand names isn't enough to earn a spot in our Style Hall of Fame.
Thursday at the Erie Canal Harbor Central Wharf and the People's Station 93.7 WBLK will be hosting a FREE concert series! Every Thursdays there is someone to look forward to. Come see artists you may not even know! On August 16th, Salt and Pepa will be adding some flavor to the stage that you can't ignore.
This February, the Legends of Hip-Hop tour kicks off a 20-city tour, including a date here in Buffalo. Headlining is Grammy Award-winning group Salt-N-Pepa, with original members Salt (Cheryl James), Pepa (Sandy Denton) and Spinderella (Deidre "Dee Dee" Roper).