Posts Tagged: women who rap

Tink, "Bars"

Here is the latest from the very talented Tink, one of the best young (18!) rappers out of Chicago right now. Tink is impressive for a lot of reasons, but it's especially fun to catch someone who's probably going to be wildly famous in a year or so on her mixtape run (think Nicki Minaj on any Sucka Free track), so catch up here while you can. (Lyrics NSFW.)


"Your Favorite Rapper Probably Sucks": Interview with Angel Haze

The rapper Angel Haze grew up in a religious community in Michigan that she’s since described as a "cult," and the first secular music she ever heard was on the radio at age 16 in Virginia. The song was Young Joc's "It's Goin' Down." And yet last week, the 22-year-old was sitting in an expansive conference room at her label's offices in midtown Manhattan, waiting for an intern to deliver two cheese Danishes and a venti hot chocolate with whipped cream and mocha drizzle from a Starbucks down the block. She signed her deal with Universal Music Group last year, and her first album (following six [...]