Cardi B just became the first solo female rapper to top the Billboard Hot 100 since 1998.
Women "have it harder to break in this day and age," the producer said.
In an interview for Oprah.com's "Who Am I" web series, the hip-hop pioneer reflects on how far we've come and why it's so
The established rappers who have a beef with I.G.G.Y. should probably get off of Twitter and get back into the studio. Let's see if you can outshine or outsell Ms. Azalea. If you sound off about another rapper, you should be able to back it up with a gold record.
How can a woman best-known for pop hits be the new hip-hop record holder?
Azalea has seeped into the collective unconscious by riding the coattails of other artists, adopting an accent not her own to rap, and certainly taken generously from African American and hip hop culture to her extreme advantage.
I'm still applying these new discoveries myself and learning everyday from them, so I can make no guarantees, but my hope is that this helps a next generation of conscious artists trying to let their voices be heard.
Canadian-born Elyse Levesque is a down to earth stunning beauty who you'll recognize from TV's Stargate Universeand Cedar Grove. She currently took on the Producer's hat and is working on a short film called Fruitcake.
Forbes released its list of the top-earning artists and moguls in hip-hop this week, with Diddy taking the No. 1 spot. He
The veteran rap star, who just released her first new album in 11 years, will be headlining Eden's "Saturday Signature Party
When rapper, songwriter and producer Eve appeared on HuffPost Live this week, she was very hopeful about the future of women
No. Lol. i am whatever i am when i am it. RT @yazminalaina: Hold up. @angelhaze really is lesbian???????????? — Ala$ka Yxxng
On the track she reveals that she had an unfruitful meeting with the rapper and mogul. She also speaks out about a possible
I'm well aware of the misogyny and homophobia of hip-hop as a whole and the fact that Azealia's male counterparts say similar things on wax and outside the studio, but I'm specifically irritated and baffled by Azealia's ignorance, behavior and theories because she's a black bisexual woman.
In the Arab world today, and much of the developing world, hip hop has once again come to represent the empowerment of the disenfranchised.
Why have none of the female legends of hip-hop parlayed their initial success into sustained superstardom like their male counterparts? More importantly, why aren't they trying?