Wednesday March 8th was International Women’s Day. We marked the occasion by shining a spotlight on Hip Hop’s better half. This is the second installment of the special this year. It features a great music mix and more.
We’ve reviewed the years 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, and 1983 by looking at all the releases by women Hip Hop artists have put out in those years. When I started to put the show together for this year, I realized that 1984 only had two records of note by women emcees, but there was a great story behind it. It’s the story of The Roxanne Wars. So we close out the show with an episode of Know Your History I did about it a few years back.
Happy International Women’s Day!
Chase March & Zeen Sloshy – Word is Bond
Che Noir & Big Ghost Ltd ft 7xvethegenius – Veracruz
Shortie No Mass – Here Goes Nothing
DijahSB – Stfualykadt
Sneadr & Rawberry – Ripper Jax
Paula Perry ft 4LB – N.V. In ‘Em
Ensilence – Ghetto Gorgeous
Nadanuf – Like It
Isatta Sheriff & Koralle – Window Thoughts
Amanda Seales – I Can See
Cassette – Dear God
Prowess the Testament ft Rnification – Reign
Klassy – Balance
Osunfemi Wanbi Njeri ft Sa-Roc – Goddess
Lyric Jones & Nameless ft Daniel McClain – All Sides
Missy Elliot – Izzy Izzy Ahh
Vicious Cycle ft Ortessa Strong – Don’t Sleep
Da Brat – My Beliefs
Kate Tempest – Happy End
Nimo x Lxvndr – Run Thangs
Jackie Hill Perry ft Latifah Alattas – Lamentations
MC Lyte – Young 4 What
Remy Ma ft Maino – Loading Clips
Femme Deadly Venoms – After Hours
Silvandgold – Soul We Life
Lady ASG ft SpitShine – The Connection
Tara Chase – Autonomy
Eternia & Rel McCoy ft Wordsworth & Manny – From99
Hip Hop Headucatorz – That’s Education
U.T.F.O. – Roxanne Roxanne
Roxanne Shante – Roxanne’s Revenge
The Real Roxanne – The Real Roxanne
DW and The Party Crew ft Roxy – Roxy
The Invasions – Roxanne’s Dis
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Original Air Date – March 2, 2023
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