Women of Old School Hip-Hop

Discover the women who smashed down the door of hip-hop's boys club. Features TLC, Salt-N-Pepa, Ashanti, Missy Elliott, Nicki Minaj and more.
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Curated by

Pierre-Jean Lavigne

Since 1999, Pierre-Jean Lavigne has been a DJ and host of many radio shows and podcasts. He has performed at numerous festivals and opened for many of his favorite acts. Pierre-Jean has always believed that music’s capacity to surprise and touch on an emotional level is one of the best ways to bring people together. For that reason, sincerity, creativity, and freshness are qualities he looks for in new music.

Artists

Missy Elliott
Da Brat
Beyoncé
Lauryn Hill
MC Lyte
Lil' Kim
TLC
Salt-N-Pepa
Janelle Monáe
Nicki Minaj

Chart

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Windows Over Harlem
Amanda Diva
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Good As Hell
Lizzo
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Throw It Down
Dominique Young Unique
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Boys With Tattoos (We Jerkin')
The Bangz
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Thank You
Estelle
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Hard To Choose
Rapsody
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Bad Girls
M.I.A.
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Milkshake
Kelis
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Everybody Wanna Know
Charli Baltimore
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Get Ur Freak On
Missy Elliott