Mar 11, 2021
How did Hip Hop become a men’s sport? And what do we miss as consumers + audience members when we don’t include women in the story of Hip Hop? Danielle chats with Hip Hop historian and author of The Motherlode: The 100+ Women Who Made Hip Hop Clover Hope to discuss the stories, contributions, and difficulties for stars who pioneered the genre like Da Brat, Lil Kim, Queen Latifah, Eve, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B. We talk about sexual liberation versus exploitation, and the evolution of the movement into a business. Rapper Kierra Luv joins the conversation to talk about what it’s like to be a woman in Hip Hop currently, who she looked up to, how Cardi B helped put her on the map, and the book that changed her life.
Produced by Dear Media.