21 Best Female Rappers of All Time

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Where would hip-hop be today without the addition of the female rapper? For decades woman have been making noise on the hip-hop scene and today woman like Dej Loaf, Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma are still making noise and a whole lots of money! We’ve compiled a list of the top 21 female hip-hop artists of all time. We’ve included everyone from Nicki Minaj to hip hop female pioneers Salt N Pepa and Roxanne Shante. Check out who all made our list!

Recording artists Cheryl ‘Salt’ James and Sandra ‘Pepa’ Denton of Salt-N-Pepa attend as Lane Bryant celebrates the launch of their campaign #ImNoAngel on April 6, 2015 in New York City.

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You won’t believe what top female hip-hop artists made our list!


Salt N Pepa

Recording artists Cheryl ‘Salt’ James and Sandra ‘Pepa’ Denton of Salt-N-Pepa attend as Lane Bryant celebrates the launch of their campaign #ImNoAngel on April 6, 2015 in New York City.

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The ladies of Salt N Pepa changed the hip-hop game for women, and made quite the pair for some of our favorite party anthems.

Da Brat

Rapper Da Brat attends “Straight Outta Compton” VIP screening with director/producer F. Gary Gray, producer Ice Cube, executive producer Will Packer and cast members at Regal Atlantic Station on July 24, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Da Brat always did things her way in the hip-hop industry, which was shown through her tom boy style, sick flow, and consistent guest verses.

Eve

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 22: Eve attends the MOBO Awards at SSE Arena on October 22, 2014 in London, England.

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Eve is a diva when it comes to fashion, and hip-hop as well, and the MC has been in the game for multiple decades. She is definitely someone who has paved the way for hardcore female rappers, and should always be recognized for it.

Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks performs for fans during Splendour in the Grass on July 25, 2015 in Byron Bay, Australia.

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Azealia Banks is a talented young lady when she’s not mad at the world! The Harlem native might be known more for her social media outbursts, but she definitely still has some bars that should be heard.

Lil Mama

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Brooklyn native Lil Mama always says what’s on her mind, and isn’t afraid to pay homage, show love, or just do her own thing.

Angel Haze

Angel Haze attends Keep A Child Alive’s 11th annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom on October 30, 2014 in New York City.

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Angel Haze is a newcomer in hip-hop but she is making her mark as a female rapper, as well as for her unique sense of fashion.

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