The VH1 Hip-Hop Honors are tonight (Monday, July 11), and this year, the network is honoring the women. To get ready, we’re looking back at the best videos by some of our favorite leading ladies from past and present.

Gina Rodriguez might be known for her Golden Globe Award-winning role as Jane Villanueva in CW’s Jane the Virgin, but behind the glamour of her latest work, she’s also been a talented emcee. In 2012, Rodriguez appeared in Filly Brown, a film that also featured the late musical icon Jenni Rivera as well as accomplished star […]

Attention, all aspiring lady MCs!  Drake’s father, musician Dennis Graham, announced via Instagram that he is in search of women with serious bars to collaborate on his new single.  In his post, which appeared on his feed over the weekend, Graham emphasized that he was looking for “a classy female rapper…not looking for ghetto style…serious […]

  Snoop Dogg is considered an OG in the game, but he’s highly respected amongst hip-hop’s younger generation, too. We talk to Snoop on”The D.L. Hughley Show” about how he stays relevant in an industry that is constantly changing. It’s not easy, but Snoop tells us the secret behind being accepted all these years. One group who’ve had a […]

Iggy Azalea is in the middle of one of the biggest breakout years we’ve seen from a female rapper in a long time. But along with her success she has also been dogged by some critics who accuse her of cultural appropriation and rumors of not writing her lyrics. T.I. is not happy about this. Despite all the criticism […]

I been waiting on this topic for a long time. I wanted to find all the right words and to make sure I did it right. Plus I wanted to see how far the hate and slander would go and to see how real it was. Every once in a while an artist comes along […]

It was “Ladies First” in our last Black Music Month poll for TheUrbanDaily’s It’s All Black Music celebration. This time around we asked you: Who Is The Best Female Rapper Ever? Lil Kim, Nicki Minaj, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, Trina, Foxy Brown and Remy Ma went head to head in the battle. Who did you […] went where most not dare to go. While comparing Nicki Minaj and Lil’ Kim generated much acclaim, the bigger picture in all of the beef was actually who are the better female rappers out there? I honestly couldn’t think of 40, I didn’t know there were 4o; but Vlad does–so here are some of […]

Rah Digga visited The Monique Show to talk about the origin of her name, and why she does rap.

Atlanta based rapper Diamond tweeted that she was in a car accident last night.

These female rappers are at the bottom of the barrel.

What has this world come to? Home made bombs are found in Times Square, Soulja Boy isn’t a one-hit wonder, and Gloria Velez is battling Nicki Minaj?