Salt-N-Pepa, Mykel Hunter, 80's Female Rappers, Roxanne Shanté, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, Female Hip Hop Artist

My Fav 80’s Original Female Rappers

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  Dana Owens better know as the one and only Queen Latifah, Actress, Director,  Original Rapper, and Singer. Queen Latifah has received accolades, awards and nominations for her endless talent as a versatile performer and artist.

 

  MC Lyte  aka Lana Michele, voice-over talent, rapper, and actress gained fame in the late-1980s  the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988’s critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock. Noted for hits like: Paper Thin, Cha Cha Cha“, “Poor Georgieand Ruffneck“.

Roxanne Shanté (Lolita Shanté Gooden hip-hop pioneer from the Queensbridge Projects of NYC. Shanté first gained attention through the Roxanne Wars and her association with the Juice Crew.

  Salt-N-Pepa Out of Queens New York  formed in 1985.

“The group, consisting of Cheryl James (“Salt”, now Cheryl Wray), Sandra Denton (“Pepa”), and Deidra “Dee Dee” Roper (Spinderella), has sold over 15 million albums and singles worldwide. Salt-N-Pepa is the best selling female rap act, and six of their singles have been certified either platinum or gold in theUnited Statesby the RIAA”

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