In celebration of “Women’s History Month” Billboard magazine http://www.billboard.com posted an article about 31 female MC’s that changed Hip Hop! To me it looks like a list of ALL the females that ever picked up a mic! So what “irapblog” is gonna do is showcase our pick for “TOP GREATEST FEMCEES OF ALL TIME!!!!
9). ROXANNE SHANTE!
Born Lolita Shante Gooden “Roxanne” got her name at age 14 after recording a diss record With producer and “Juice Crew” founder Marley Marl towards 80’s rap group “UTFO” for not showing up for a concert promoted by Marley and then famed Radio show host “Magic Mike” The song “Roxanne’s Revenge” a 4 1/2 min brash and confrontational freestyle prompted not only a response from UTFO but 11 others. Shante later stated on tour she literally had to battle a “Roxanne” in every city. Before there was “Queen of the RING” there was Roxanne Shante & the “ROXANNE WARS!”