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July 2010

Verse: Here to Re-VERSE the Game

July 20th 2010

    Meet Imelda “VERSE” Ransby, the Latina “femcee” that brought the ultimate HEAT for BE Entertained Magazine’s BE Talk Radio Female Rap Battle on July 19th. When you initially hear Verse, you don’t automatically think her tongue is ready for the rapid fire that she’a about to unload, but once the BEat was turned [...]

Coco&&Breezy Speak on Women in Hip Hop

July 20th 2010

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Mychael Knight: Women in Hip Hop

July 20th 2010

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Diamond Interview @ La BElla Vie

July 20th 2010

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Gloss da Boss

July 19th 2010

  BEYOND THE BEAUTY       If the name doesn’t stop you the 20 year-old’s looks, style, and lyrics most definitely will. 7years after surprising everyone with her talents at school talent shows, she is ready to storm into the Music Industry and take over.  Being a New York native but raised in Atlanta, [...]

Trailblazers

July 19th 2010

Over the last 30 years, fashion and trends have come and gone but too many surprised eyes, they are back again. Many styles that we saw on the streets and cringe at when we look back at old school or family photos have worked their ways back onto the streets and in the wardrobes of [...]

L.L.L.: Da Da Da (Song)

July 19th 2010

This issue we herald the contributions of notable female emcees and performers as puzzle pieces of the complex landscape which is Hip Hop. Many an esteemed critic has pinpointed the rampant misogyny present in Hip Hop lyrics and the uneven playing field that is prevalent in business negotiations and artist development. Those realities none withstanding; [...]

Genesis of Female Rap: 1980s

July 19th 2010

Genesis 1:23 The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.”   It seems the Bible’s story of creation parallels that of the emergence of women in Hip-Hop. After DJ Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious [...]

Free Remy on the Rocks!?

July 19th 2010

2000s FEMCEE HALL OF FAME (click on the pic below to VOTE for your favorite)          Grammy nominated Remy Ma born Reminisce Smith is one of the most prominent female MC’s to change the rap industry since perhaps Lil Kim surfaced in the mid 1990s. The term lyrical genius has been tossed around [...]

Lil Peazy

July 19th 2010

On My 19th, at Sonar, I was invited to witness the first collaboration of Lil Peazy and Sir Chris Lundy, both local gay artists that brought their individual style when it came to fashion and lyricism. Titling themselves “Chris-P” the duo felt that coming together could create a new style to help both artists stand out [...]

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