Female Hip Hop Artists Getting Ready to Turn Up the Heat

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Hip hop has always been a male-dominated industry. However, there have been some female hip hop artists that have been able to break through, including Nicki Minaj and others. This has allowed more female artists to shine and there are 10 that should be watched closely in 2014 as it looks as though their careers are set to explode.

Iggy Azalea

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Iggy Azalea performs onstage at the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on June 27, 2014
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Shes an Australian rapper and is the first one to hit the Americas Billboard Hot 100 since 1998 when Lauryn Hill was able to do it.

Noname Gypsy

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She was writing and performing poetry prior to taking to the stage and breaking into rap,first being heard onChance the Rappers stand out track, Lost, off his latest projectAcid Rap.

Nitty Scott, MC

nitty-scott Shes Bohemia and hails from Brooklyn and has been able to freestyle with Kanye and Drake early on.

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