It's time to go beyond the blue bin.
If you don’t know who Cardi B is, you’d better catch up quick.
The rapper’s hit single “Bodak Yellow” recently peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and made history. Cardi B is the first female hip-hop artist to top the chart since 1998. There have only been four other female rappers to do so.
Women in hip-hop have a strong legacy, but why has their success in popular music been limited of late?
- Marjua Estevez Senior editor, Vibe
- Fredara Hadley Visiting assistant professor of ethnomusicology, Oberlin College
- Mark Anthony Neal Professor of African and African American Studies, Duke University
- Scott Heath Assistant professor, Georgia State University
A Playlist Of Songs From Female Rappers
Please note: Some of these songs contain explicit language.
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