Missy Elliott is nominated for the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame, King Princess is queer pop royalty, more about that rainbow wave ??, She-Ra, Beyoncé and more!
It was one of pop music’s most iconic moments, but for budding gay girls like we were back then, it felt like that and somehow also so much more.
Feat. Missy Elliott!
You got to understand, it’s a she thing.
We danced on a mountain ’til 2:30 in the morning and this is what it sounded like.
Let’s take a video-guided tour of the movement called ‘female rap’ with appearances by Salt-n-Pepa, Aaliyah, Lil’ Kim and more! Also, there’s a playlist.
Here’s a league of talented female MCs who deserve your attention.
If you come out on the other side of this playlist without dead lifting all the sadness in your life out the window and then walking up to someone with the sole intention of pointing at them as you say, “Hey, I’m a fucking champion,” my bad.
To keep you motivated, feeling yourself and letting anyone within beat thumping distance know you are too.
“”I hate the word ‘lesbian.’ Or ‘pussy.’ Or even like, ‘thespian.’ They’re just awkward words!” -Syd the Kid
Swimsuit up and jump into this carefree collection of summer tunes!
Did you know there are at least three songs with the lyrics, “My girl gotta girlfriend”? Girls who like girls exist in urban music. But that’s not necessarily a good thing.
Lineup for Lilith Fair 2010 is announced and yes, Tegan & Sara will be there.