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Why Is The Life-Span Of A Female Rapper’s Career Often Short-Lived?

Nov 30, 2015 at 6:42 pm |
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While rap music has been able to spark all kinds of different debates over the years, a lot of the discussion involves men, being that the genre is pretty male-dominated. Although the fellas have been spitting hard for years, the women from over the decades are none to be slept on at all. In fact, a lot of the women can spit harder than the men when they choose to pick up a microphone. Despite the talents on the female front, there seems to be a pattern of short-lived career spans for women in rap music.

Foxy Brown speaks during a press confrence on February 26, 2007 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Brown addressed the reported allegations against her for battery and obstruction of justice in Florida

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Continue to read on the short life-span of a female rapper’s career on the following pages.


Besides Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj, rap hasn’t seen long-running females in the game.

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