“Girl Power” by Mina la voilée
“Girl Power”, by Mina la Voilée, preaches tough feminism, women’s empowerment, and just an overall sense of badass rhymes and flow in a short but sweet song dedicated to women in Senegal. Being a female rapper in Senegal is unfortunately not as common or accepted as in other parts of Africa. Rap in general has
Mixtape Project: South African Female MCs Addressing Gender Based Issues and Empowering Women.
Female MCs in Africa have long faced barriers in trying to enter a male-dominated industry that doesn’t take them seriously or believe that can create a lasting impact. As female artists are now on the rise more than ever, they are using their craft to shed light on social and cultural issues faced by women
Rosa Ree: Proof That Women Are “Champions”
Rosa Ree, the female rap powerhouse premiered last June the slamming song “Champion” featuring singer Ruby, which contains lyrics made to empower women all over, especially in Tanzania and the African Diaspora. When discussing her role as an empowering voice for African women in rap, Rosa states that “Gender discrimination has been my biggest challenge
The Voice of Women
“Hip hop taught me how to be strong and how to face men, even if they are bigger than you.”-Soultana Soultana is a prominent Moroccan rapper and one of the first Arab woman in the field addressing the patriarchy and gender obstacles through her music. She joined the hip hop industry in search of respect