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Move Over Miley Cyrus! Why Rapper Iggy Azalea Will Change Your Life - Entertainmentwise

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Move Over Miley Cyrus!
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Iggy Azalea is very comfortable with her body and says that she "woldn't be ashamed if she were photoed topless." Iggy has always been of Hip-Hop and the flashy lifestlye. She went on to say that although she loves dancing, she learned from MTV and not taking dance classes.

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Hip-Hop Rumors: Azealia Banks Get Busted With A Can On Stage! - AllHipHop

Hip-Hop Rumors: Azealia Banks Get Busted With A Can On Stage! - AllHipHop | Women in Hip-Hop | Scoop.it
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Hip-Hop Rumors: Azealia Banks Get Busted With A Can On Stage!
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What the bloody hell is going on? With fans like these, who needs haters?

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Recently Azealia Banks was in the middle of a performance when a beer can was thrown at her head. Without hesitation, she stormed off stage. 

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Lil Mama To Play Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes In TLC Biopic | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales | HipHop DX

Lil Mama To Play Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes In TLC Biopic | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales | HipHop DX | Women in Hip-Hop | Scoop.it
Lil Mama has landed the role of the late Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in the upcoming TLC biopic.

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MC Lyte revealed in an interview that Lil Mama will play "Left Eye” in the upcoming TLC bio. MC Lyte gave praise to the young rapper, saying that "Lil Mama is smart and witty" and that her chances were just cut too short. Pros of Lil Mama playing Left Eye: They have some facial resemblance. Lil Mama is someone who knows the business from an artist viewpoint. Cons of Lil Mama playing Left Eye: Many people aren.t too pleased with her playing this role. They feel that Lil Mama is unworthy and will do a terrible job of reenacting the pop legend. 

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Janelle Monae Hoping To Redefine The Role Of Black Women In Music - HipHopDX

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Janelle Monae recalls selling CD's out of a boarding house in Atlanta, reveals inspiration behind "The Electric Lady" title.

Via Black History Online
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Janelle Monae is an awesome singer-songwriter. She's most known for her updo and black and white attire. With her recent deal with Atlantic, she was quick to let them know that she was not changing her hairstyle nor her style of dress, as she wants to "redefine black women in the industry." and not become "regurgitation of another female artist." 

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Rapsody: Hip Hop other female voice........

Rapsody: Hip Hop other female voice........ | Women in Hip-Hop | Scoop.it

Rapsody began her career as a member of the North Carolina based hip-hop group, Kooley High. She launched her solo career in 2008 after signing with 9th Wonder's It's A Wonderful World Music Group. Her first significant career breakthrough came with the release of her mixtape Return of the B-Girl on December 7, 2010. Return of the B-Girl marked her first work with legendary hip-hop producer, DJ Premier, and featured guests such as Mac Miller and Big Daddy Kane. She continued to build acclaim with the release of her next mixtape, Thank H.E.R. Now., on June 21, 2011. Thank H.E.R. Now.showcased her storytelling abilities as she drew from personal life experiences and featured her work with a variety of critically acclaimed acts such as Marsha Ambrosius, Estelle, Raekwon, Jean Grae,Murs, and Big Krit. Her next project, For Everything was released on November 15, 2011 as a free download with an option to donate on DJBooth.net. For Everything showcased her work with both newly acclaimed and established acts such as Kendrick Lamar and Freeway and a number of the tracks were featured in XXL magazine's "Bangers" section.[2][3] In May 2011, Rapsody joined Mac Miller on his Incredibly Dope Tour for 15 dates.[4] In late 2011, she toured with Phonte and 9th Wonder as a part of the Phonte & 9th Wonder Tour.[5]


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Rapsody is a up-and-coming femcee signed to 9th Wonders music group. So far she has two mixtapes under her belt and have worked with a lot of big names. 

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Check her out on GetAtMeShow#6  "State Of The Industry" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlUvLPiaLVQ

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Lauyrn Hill Releases New Song “Consumerism” - AllHipHop

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The former Fugees member is serving time in Connecticut's Danbury Prison for tax evasion, and as Ms.
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The day before Lauryn was released from prison, she released a new song "Consumerism". The song was almost finished before she turned herself in. Consumerism talks about how she see's the world today from televison media to social and political issues.  

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