This is the third part of Women in Hip-Hop 10, our annual special celebrating International Women’s Day.
In this show, we look closely at the tenth year rap music was recorded, 1988, and all the female emcees you could hear that year.
DJ Hullewud of Break North Radio spins a half hour of great female-fronted rap music.
And then Eyeda Sophia takes over to tell her story in her own words.
Part 1 – Women in Hip-Hop 1988
MC Lyte – 10% Diss
Antoinette – Unfinished Business
Finesse & Synquis – Soul Sisters
Salt-N-Pepa – Spinderella’s Not A Fella (But A Girl DJ)
JJ Fad – Supersonic
The Real Roxanne – Get Up on the Get Down
L’Trimm – Cars With The Boom
Sweet Tee – On the Smooth Tip
MC Lyte – Paperthin
Part 2 – DJ Hullewud Mixset
Ms. Melodie – Remember When…. ?
Nikki D – Lettin’ Off Steam
Queen Latifah – Wrath Of My Madness
MC Lyte – Survival of the Fittest
Conscious Daughters – Princess of Poetry
Roxanne Shante – Go On Girl
Part 3 – Eyeda Sophia in Her Own Words
Eyeda Sophia – Chapter 1
Labeled Minority ft Eyeda Sophia – What We Want
Eyeda Sophia – Time Piece
Prolific ft Eyeda Sophia – Ohm
Eyeda Sophia – Old Head
Heather B – Do You (bonus track)
Original air date – Thursday March 5, 2020
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