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.

All Hail the Queens will honor all of the women who broke through the glass ceiling and rose to fame and prominence in such a male-dominated field.

As hip-hop royalty Salt-N-Pepa and Spinderella hang out with The Ed Lover Show in studio, they reminisce about what it was like to establish themselves as classy, but bold and fashionable women in the male-dominated hip-hop industry. They talk about how their every move was organic, and never “made up.” Though the fundamentals are quite similar about being a […]

The Screen

One of the surprise hits of this television season is the ratings of SpikeTV’s Lip Sync Battle. People just love to seen celebrities fool around to popular music. Latest guest  Mike Tyson is not that different from the prior ones. Tyson is your latest self-parody with a lip-synch to Salt N Pepa‘s “Push It,” complete with a leather jacket […]

This summer the Hub network traveled back in time to bring back NBC’s ’90s sitcom “Blossom,” starring the two-time Emmy Award®-nominated actress Mayim Bialik (“The Big Bang Theory”) as Blossom Russo. The series ran for five years between 1990 and 1995 documenting Blossom’s maturity into a adulthood surrounded by her two brothers and father. In […]


Longtime DJ extraordinaire Spinderella was one-third of the hottest yet most sexually liberated rap groups of all time, Salt-N-Pepa. The group, who took home a Grammy for rapping about safe sex, was never afraid to  show off their feminine side. Spinderella believes that sex comes to a female entertainer’s advantage, but there’s should be more. MUST […]

Twenty years ago today Salt-N-Pepa took the first steps towards making music history with the release of their fourth studio album, “Very Necessary.” Released on October 12, 1993  Salt (Cheryl James), Pepa  (Sandy Denton) and Spinderella (Dee Dee “Diedra” Roper) took rap and themselves to new heights, becoming the highest selling female rap group ever. Anchored by […]

Arts & Entertainment, Film

As the story of an R&B trio’s bumpy rise to fame makes its way to the silver screen with the remake of the 1976 film Sparkle (in theaters August 17th), we got to thinking about other girl groups whose juicy shenanigans and successes would also make riveting big screen adaptations. Watch two exclusive clips from […]

Skillz presents: Hip-Hop Confessions ep. 9 — Ladies First from Visually Inklined on Vimeo. In his next episode of “True Hip-Hop Confessions” Skillz gets MC Lyte and Salt & Pepa to spill their guts on some back-in-the-day hip-hop trivia. MC Lyte confesses that the Porsche she sported on her album over was not hers, and […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) MTV Offices/Studios 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 When: August 6, 1988 What: The first nationally televised rap video show debuts on MTV with Eric B & Rakim’s “Follow the Leader.” Host Fab Five Freddy’s first guests were Salt-N-Pepa. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, […]

Salt N’ Pepa…ok maybe just Pepa got sexy for the annual Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Gala. Other celebs in attendance included Tichina Arnold, Boys II Men and DMC. The ladies came out rocking the finest head-pieces they could find! TLC’s Chilli & Pepa Of Salt-N-Pepa Get Their Own Shows Pepa Goes “Wookin Pa Nub” On […]

Ice-T and Coco came out for a Haitian Relief Benefit last night as well as many other celebs. Check out blast from the pasts Salt and Olivia too!