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A Salt-N-Pepa Hip-Hop Feminism Syllabus

Ahead of Lifetime’s biopic on the legendary rap group, we pulled this list together. Dig in.

Rappers Salt-N-Pepa and their DJ Spinderella pose for a portrait in 1988. Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Black women’s effects on hip-hop dates back to its inception more than 50 years ago. Founding father Kool Herc had help from his sister when he threw his epic block parties. Sylvia Robinson established a viable business model with Sugar Hill…

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Starrene Rhett Rocque

Starrene Rhett Rocque

Wife. Mom. Jaded Journo. Digital Content Producer. Aerialist. Gryffindor/Ravenclaw. Wanderluster. Author of ‘Bloggers Can’t Be Trusted’ on Amazon.

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