Every year for International Women’s Day we shine a spotlight on hip-hop’s better half by dedicating the overnight’s worth of radio programming to the Women in Hip-Hop.
This is the third and final podcast episode for Women in Hip-Hop 8 and it features . . .
Know Your History – 1981
The third year rap music was recorded, we had some amazing female voices on record. Here are some of them and a little bit of history behind them.
Solo Sound – Get the Party Jumpin’
Afrika Bambaataa & The Cosmic Force – Cosmic Punk Jam
Missy Dee & The Melody Crew – Missy Missy Dee
TJ Edward’s Jams
Local emcee, TJ Edwards (formerly known as Del Reze) walks us through some of his favourite joints from the women in hip-hop featuring . . .
MC Lyte – Cha Cha Cha
Queen Latifah – U.N.I.T.Y.
Lauryn Hill – Everything is Everything
Foxy Brown – Oh Yeah
Erykah Badu – On and On
Da Brat – Funkdafied
Lil Kim – Don’t Mess With Me
Missy Elliot – I Can’t Stand the Rain
Eve – Eve of Destruction
WIHH 8 Outro
And I close things off with a mixset to bring the 8th annual women in hip-hop spectacular to a close.
pHoenix Pagliacci – Dearest Dilla
Wynne – An Open Letter to Donald Trump
Encyclopedia Brown & Psalm One – Bionicles
Dynesti WIlliams – Take It
Lyrica – Stay Woke
Chezale – My Story
Chris Jay – Break a Dawn
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If you liked this show make sure to check out the full Women in Hip-Hop 8 Spectacular.