Kimberly Jones, better known by her stage name Lil’ Kim, is one of the world’s most famous and successful girl rapper. She was discovered by The Notorious B.I.G., one of hip-hop’s most recognisable figures, when she was born in Brooklyn, New York.
Hard Core, Lil’ Kim’s debut album, was released in 1996. Back when physical copies were a thing, Hard Core sold more than two million copies in the US and over six million copies worldwide. Rapper, composer, actress, model and reality television personality, Kim has released five studio albums. She has sold more than 15 million albums and 30 million singles to date.
Cardi B is a name that we’ve all heard of. The potty-mouthed, fun-loving, loud, no-holds-barred rapper is indeed a household name – and that one of hip-most hop’s divisive figures – because to her distinct voice as well as memorable hallmark phrases.
Cardi B, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, rose to fame after appearing on VH1’s Love as well as Hip Hop reality show. Cardi B’s breakout track, Bodak Yellow, debuted at No. 1 in 2017, making her the first solo female rapper to achieve the top position until 1998. She’s set countless records ever since.
Cardi B holds the world record for the most simultaneous Billboard Hot 100 registrations by a woman, featuring 13 tracks charting at the very same time.
People seem to forget that Queen Latifah is among the most prominent as well as innovative female rappers of any and all time because she is most recognized for her box office smashes these days. Through her feminist-themed music, Queen Latifah transformed a male-dominated business when she signed her maiden record deal through Tommy Boy Records there at age of 18. Her albums evolved away from hip-hop and towards soul, dance, and reggae.
Queen Latifah, aka Dana Owens, made her film debut in Spike Lee’s ‘Jungle Fever’ in 1991. She’s had a lot of success on both small and big screens ever since, with acting roles coming to the fore. This Queen has won 30 awards in her music and acting career, from the Grammys to the Academy Awards.