Tuesday, October 12, 2010

TOP FIVE BEST FEMALE RAPPERS

Today, i will be sharing another top five list. We often find male rappers like Eminem, Lil Wayne to steal the spotlight in the Rapping industry but there still some female artists who became notable with their powerful vocals and rapping style. Here's my
TOP FIVE BEST FEMALE RAPPERS

TOP 5 BEST FEMALE RAPPER
"JEAN GRAE"

Jean Grae is an American rapper and hip hop artist from New York. With three solid releases--Attack of the Attacking Things, The Bootlegg of The Bootlegg EP, and This Week--under her belt, South African-born, New York-bred rapper Jean Grae has been spinning heads for the past 10 years or so. What makes Grae stand out from the pack is her combination of humor and seriousness. Whether poking fun at herself on "Going Crazy" or rhyming about loyalty and dedication on "My Crew," J.G. does it all with a touch of excellence.(Ref: About.com)

TOP 4 BEST FEMALE RAPPER
"LAURYN HILL"



Lauryn Hill is an American recording artist, musician, producer and actress. Early in her career, she established her reputation as a member of the Fugees. In 1998, she launched her solo career with the release of the commercially successful and critically acclaimed album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The recording earned Hill five Grammy Awards, including the coveted Album of the Year and Best New Artist. As one-third of 90s super group, Fugees, L'Boogie quickly established herself as the focal point of the crew. By seamlessly blending jaw-dropping lyricism with social commentary, she helped make The Score the magnum opus of Fugees' catalog and, more importantly, a certified hip-hop classic.(Ref: About.com)


TOP 3 BEST FEMALE RAPPER
"LIL KIM"

Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and actress who was part of the group Junior M.A.F.I.A. Lil' Kim's The Naked Truth was the first album by a female rapper to be awarded 5 mics in The Source magazine. Whether or not the accolades were well-deserved is another story. However, Kim's impact on hip-hop is unquestionable. Since her Hard Core debut in 1996, Kim has spawned a slew of emulators, who are eager to replicate her libidinous lyrics and in-your-face persona.(Ref: About.com)

TOP 2 BEST FEMALE RAPPER
"QUEEN LATIFAH"


Queen Latifah, is an American rapper, actress and singer. Queen Latifah's work in music, film and television has earned her a Golden Globe award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, a Grammy Award, six additional Grammy nominations, an Emmy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination. Latifah started beatboxing for the rap group Ladies Fresh. Latifah was one of the members of the original version of the Flavor Unit, which, at that time, was a crew of MCs grouped around producer DJ Mark the 45 King. Although she had already received some critical acclaim, she gained mainstream success after being cast as Matron "Mama" Morton in the Oscar-winning film adaptation of the musical Chicago, the recipient of the Best Picture Oscar. Latifah received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role, but lost to co-star Catherine Zeta-Jones.

THE BEST FEMALE RAPPER
"MC LYTE"

MC Lyte is an American rapper who first gained fame in the late-1980s becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988's critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock, which featured the crossover hit, "Paper Thin". Lyte's other hits have included "Cha Cha Cha", "Poor Georgie", "Ruffneck" and "Cold Rock a Party". With gems like "I Cram to Understand U (Sam)" and "10% Dis" from her 1988 debut, Lyte As a Rock, MC Lyte changed hip-hop's perception of femcees without changing her outfit. Instead, she cloaked herself in dignity and integrity. And did I mention that she could run circles around many of her male counterparts with her take-your-hats-off wordplay? Lyte's originality, smooth flow, substance-packed content, and impeccable delivery, make her the unquestionable queen of rap music.(Ref: About.com)

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