In celebration of women's history month, we're spotlighting 31 great female MCs over 31 days. Hip-hop is a tough game in which only the best survive. From the early days of the male-dominated genre, female rappers have proved that women, though few in numbers, are fearless, strong especially when unified and are not only capable of standing as tall as the next man but also of outshining them. Many female rhymers, from Queen Latifah to Nicki Minaj, have destroyed the proverbial glass ceiling to become legends in their own right. In celebration of women's history month, we're spotlighting 31 of the greatest female rappers of all time over a day series, kicking off with an interview with MC Lyte.
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Skip to content. People attend a rally, held to support women's rights and to protest against violence toward women, with a monument to Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin seen in the background, in St. Petersburg, Russia, on March 8, Petersburg on May 1, , without getting arrested. It was a big win.
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