Lauryn Hill to Azealia Banks: 10 ‘Oh No She Didn’t!’ Moments in Female Rap
For the longest time it was testosterone running hip-hop's beefs and feuds. However, in recent years, estrogen has been proving itself a vicious antagonist. With the female rap pool constantly expanding, and Twitter allowing these ladies to immediately voice their opinions to large fanbases, many femcees are known more for their outrageous actions and 140-character tweets rather than their stellar
Da Brat’s Tomboy-Inspired Movie Screening Outfit: Hit or Miss — Photo, Poll
Since Da Brat's release from prison last year, the Funkdafied rapper has showed up to red carpet events in sophisticated attire that includes dresses. However, on Thursday night (May 17), in Atlanta, the 38-year-old rhymer posed for photos at a private screening of the film "Battleship," starring Rihanna, dressed in gear that looked like she was heading on a camping trip or hitting a the
2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards — Best & Worst Red Carpet Fashions
Red carpet fashions tend to do one of two things: amaze or disappoint. At the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards, held at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta, Ga., some entertainers hit the mark with their polished outfits while others should've opted to ask for the opinion of someone other than their "yes men" before they walked out the door...
Da Brat Discusses Writing Her Book, Famous Jail Visitors
In 1994, Da Brat was riding high. Her album 'Funkdafied' made history, earning her the title of first female rapper ever to release a platinum-selling LP, but an attack on a cheerleader in 2007 brought her career to a screeching halt. In 2008, the rhymer was sentenced to three years in jail for striking an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader with a bottle leaving permanent facial scarring...
Da Brat Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson With New Tattoo
Da Brat has been free from prison for just over a month and this week the rapper acquired some fresh new ink work in the form of a Michael Jackson tattoo. Jermaine Dupri unveiled Da Brat's new ink on Monday (April 18), posting a photo on Twitter and writing, "This is @ONLY1BRAT new tattoo, she making me wanna go http://global14...
Da Brat Wants Lil’ Kim to Chill Out on the Nicki Minaj Beef
Even though Lil' Kim claims that fans have been embracing her tirade against Nicki Minaj, propelling her 'Black Friday' mixtape to platinum status in just 24 hours, her female hip-hop peers seem to be less supportive. Da Brat -- the first female hip-hop artist to score a platinum album -- isn't too fond of Kimmy Blanco's antics, suggesting that she call a truce and leave Minaj alone...
Da Brat ‘Grateful’ to Be Out of Prison, Preps New Book & Music
Fresh off her release from prison, Da Brat is excited to get back into the swing of things. The female rapper is prepping tons of new projects including new music, a book, and getting up to speed on Twitter. Earlier this week, the 36-year-old completed a three-year bid for assaulting a waitress with an alcohol bottle back in 2007, and her new found freedom has changed her outlook on just about eve
Da Brat Completes Prison Bid
Da Brat is a free woman. The 36-year-old rapper has been released from prison after serving a three-year bid, stemming from an incident where she struck a woman over the head with a rum bottle in an Atlanta club in 2007. Though she got a taste of freedom over the past year while participating in a work-release program, Da Brat has completed her sentence according to her associate Jermaine Dupri...
Ladies First: 10 Old-School Videos Feat. Female Rappers
If Nicki Minaj is the only female rapper on your radar, then Houston, we have a problem. Sure, the animated rhymer has saturated videos alongside Diddy, DJ Khaled and Trey Songz as of late, but a slew of femcees commanded the spotlight in clips way before she donned an orange wig...

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