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Old School Women Rappers Says It Was About Talent Not About Fashion

Posted by on Sep 1, 2010 in Celebrity Music, TV Shows | 6 comments

BET aired a documentary, “My Mic Sounds Nice: A Truth About Women and Hip-Hop,” which “shines a light on the history and current status of female MCs and rappers in the Hip-Hop industry. Princess of Crime Mob hosted a viewing party with a panel discussion at Tongue & Groove in Atlanta. The documentary was put together very well and included guest appearances from Salt N Pepa, Roxanne Shante , Chuck D, ?uest Love,  MC Lyte, Swizz Beatz, Missy Elliot, Nikki D, Trina, Rah Digga, Eve, Lady Rage, and Jermaine Dupri.

It wasn’t about sex appeal. It was about what’s going to come out your mouth when you open it. So it was really about your skill, how well you spit, and if you can really get up there and stand with the big boys. -Nikki D

My favorite female rapper of all time would be MC Lyte, “Why Oh Why Did I Need Cappuccino”? I honestly don’t know how female rap went from Latifah to Nick Minaj. I felt we digressed after Lil Kim and Foxy Brown, and these girls today would be crushed by a MC Lyte when it comes to talent and looks. No shade, Nicki Minaj is trying to bring something back, but I just wish she was more substance and less gimmick, but that’s the nature of the game now. At least she’s trying…

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Photos: Amber Rose Is Pretty In Pink

Posted by on Sep 1, 2010 in CC's Fashion Post, Celebrity Photos, Celebrity Sightings | 4 comments

Check out photos of Amber Rose leaving O-Bar in West Hollywood last night.  Amber is stunning….

Amber Rose In Pink Dress Leaves O Bar In West Hollywood4 Photos: Amber Rose Is Pretty In Pink

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