This set is a celebration of female rap during the 70's, 80's and 90's. We compiled and played this set alongside DJ Lefto at AB Brussels in collaboration with VUB. You can find the playlist below the video. 

Massive respect to all these ladies who paved the way!

 

PLAYLIST

 

1978 Maya Angelou - Phenomenal Woman

1971 Nikki Giovanni - Ego Trippin'

1968 Nina Simone - Revolution

1965 Miriam Makeba - Malcolm X

1972 Lyn Collins - Think

1973 Sarah Webster Fabio - Alchemy Of The Blues

 

1980 Tanya Winley - Vicious Rap

1979 The Sequence - Funk You Up

1980 Funky 4+1 (Sha-Rock) - (That's the Joint) Do You Wanna Rock

1981 Blondie - Rapture

1981 Missy Dee & The Melody Crew - Missy Missy Dee

1981 Sparky Dee - She's So Def

1984 Roxanne Shanté - Roxanne's Revenge

1988 JJ FAD - You Going Down

1987 Cookie Crew - Females

1989 Queen Latifah - Ladies First (feat. Monie Love)

1990 Monie Love - It's A Shame

1988 MC Lyte - Paper Thin

1988 Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance

1989 The Def Dames - Set it off

1988 Salt-N-Pepa - Push it

1987 Antoinette aka The Gangstress - Who's The Boss?

 

1991 Nikki D - Another Man Is Beating My Time

1992 Sister Soulja - 360 Degrees Of Power

1991 Yo-Yo - Sisterland

1992 TLC - Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg

1990 Silk Tymes Leather - Life Story

1993 Lin Que - This Is It (Butcher Remix)

1992 B-Love (France) - Lucy

1993 Digable Planets - Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like That)

1991 The Conscious Daughters - What's a Girl To Do

1994 BO$$ - Deeper

1993 Queen Latifah - U.N.I.T.Y.

1994 Gripsta - Pop Goz The 9

1994 Nefertiti - Mecca To Watts

1994 The Lady of Rage - Afro Puffs

1994 Da Bratt - Funkdafied

1996 Mother Superia - Most of all

1996 Natural Resources - Negro League Baseball

1995 Paula Perry - Extra Extra

1996 Heather B - If Headz Only Knew

1996 Nonchalant - 5 'o Clock

1996 Bahamadia - 3 Tha Hard Way (feat. K. Swift & Mecca Starr)

1996 Princesse Superstar - Blue Beretta

1996 Foxy Brown - Ill Nana

1997 Queen Pen - Girlfriend (feat. Me'Shell Ndegeocello)

1998 Deadly Venoms - Bomb Threat

1996 Lil' Kim ft. Da Bratt, Angie Martinez, Left Eye, Missy Elliott - Not tonight

1997 Mia X - Unlady Like

1998 Gangsta Boo - Nasty Trick

1998 Lady Laistee (France) - Black Mama

1998 Sté Strausz (France) - Trône

1999 Rah Digga - Lessons Of Today

1999 Charlie Baltimore - Everybody Want To Know

1998 Apani B - Woman In Me

1999 Eve - Ain't Got No Dough

1999 Missy Eliott - She's A Bitch

1999 Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)