First Ladies Of Hip-Hop

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First Ladies Of Hip-Hop

From the 1990s onwards, hip-hop women reached the very top, from Lauryn Hill and Eve to Nicki Minaj and beyond.

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Series 1
The story of how some of hip-hop's greatest women, from Roxanne Shante and Salt-N-Pepa to Monie Love and Eve, fought for their voices to be heard in hip-hop's male-dominated era.
The women behind the beats - hip-hop’s great women pioneers always struggled for recognition, both in Britain and the US. Now they share their stories of how they shaped the genre.