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  • Debbie D in Smithsonian Museum - DC

    MC Debbie D In The AA Smithsonian Museum

    The new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) opened in 2016 with former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama. Included in the Hip Hop Section is a display case which features pioneer Bronx Crews and includes my name (Debbie Dee)! (For the record, I actually write it as Debbie D) […]

  • DJ Lady Love

    DJ Lady Love

    Women’s History Month Celebration pauses here until next year and ends our salute to UNSUNG early female DJs with DJ Lady Love (formerly known as DJ Sexy). Although DJ Lady Love was born in the Bronx, her family moved to Queens, New York in her early years and it was there where she received her […]

  • DJ Wanda Dee

    DJ Wanda Dee

    For Women’s History Month, this post highlights another early UNSUNG female on the turntables, DJ Wanda Dee! Wanda became a DJ in her teens while attending Evander HS. Her incredible skills on the turntable is credited to nothing but hard work, perseverance and mentoring by the late, DJ Whiz Kid. (A young protege of DJ […]

  • Lady Sweet

    MC Lady Sweet

    1979 – Women’s History Month concludes the UNSUNG Female MCs with Lady Sweet. I’m unfamiliar with who she is personally, but she’s a bad sista! Lady Sweet holds her own in a competitive love rap with Dr. Superman on this single recorded by Major Records. The record definitely has a disco feel but listening to […]

  • Sweet Lady

    MC Sweet Lady

    1979 – Yes, again! But this time Women’s History Month salutes UNSUNG Female MC Xanudu and Sweet Lady for doing this amazing COVER with RAPPER’S DELIGHT! Producer, Joe Gibbs heard the American version, grabbed it and put a female MC on there and here she is putting her twist to it and rockin this hip […]

  • Lady D

    MC Lady D

    It seems like 1979 saw quite a number of rap records emerge. Depending upon finances and marketing influence, some went local and others nationwide. The locals are who interest me most and therefore, Women’s History Month salutes another UNSUNG Female MC, Lady D who also recorded in 1979. I’m unfamiliar with her, so I’m not […]

  • Madame Rapper

    MC Madame Rapper

    1979 – As we celebrate Women’s History Month, this (Brooklyn?) hip hop group Funky Constellation, records their single and a young female MC Madame Rapper is the feature! She is unfamiliar to me as a person but Madame Rapper’s “Street Talk” rhyme is in storytelling style and she does it well! Other male rappers join […]

  • Zulu Nation Jam - MC Queen Kenya

    MC Queen Kenya

    1977 – The fact that this flyer is written by hand and has a year attached to its date, tells you it wasn’t done by any of the pioneer graphic artist that did most of the flyers because often times they omitted the year in flyers before 1982/83. My reason for highlighting it is to […]