Hip Hop golden age of female rap
From Lizzo to Tierra Whack, women are bringing heat, but let’s ignore all that and keep talking about stripper music.

Jermaine Dupri said female rappers all rap about the same thing—stripping. He’s dead wrong, while being kind of right at the same time. A lot of music from mainstream female rappers rely heavily on, or feature, sex as a major theme. But as the ranks of female MCs have swelled, so has their content and their range of topics. These 10 female rappers spit hot fire about everything under the sun.

Tierra Whack

Tierra Whack

Hometown: Philadelphia
Active since: 2011

Whack World

Unemployed

Rapsody

Rapsody

Hometown: Snow Hill, NC
Active since: 2007

The Man

Sojourner

Young M.A

Young M.A

Hometown: Brooklyn
Active since: 2012

Eat

Big

Noname

NONAME

Hometown: Chicago
Active since: 2010

Room 25

Song 32

Stefflon Don

Stefflon Don

Hometown: Birmingham, UK
Active since: 2015

16 Shots

Phone Down

Lizzo

Lizzo

Hometown: Detroit
Active since: 2010

Juice

Truth Hurts

Saweetie

Saweetie

Hometown: Santa Clara, CA
Active since: 2017

My Tape

ICY GRL

CupcakKe

CupcakKe

Hometown: Chicago
Active since: 2012

Bird Box

Ayesha

Doja Cat

Doja Cat

Hometown: Los Angeles
Active since: 2013

Tia Tamera

Juicy

Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion

Hometown: Houston
Active since: 2013

Realer

Cash Shit

Robert Alezi

Staff Writer, Music & Technology

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