Wednesday, December 5th 2012
Ask hip hop’s reigning highnesses – Lil’ Kim, Missy Elliott, and Nicki Minaj – and they can attest to being titled such at some point in their illustrious careers (the latter more than her rap predecessors).
Indeed, in the heavily male-dominated genre of rap, trying to “hang with the boys” has either constituted hypermasculinization or explicitly detailing bedroom antics. Either way, rap’s estrogenic entities have had to take the extreme route often to little notoriety…
Monday, August 6th 2012
After burning bridges with almost every artist she has ever engaged with, today saw Azealia Banks showcase some humility and apologize to ‘Gucci Gucci’ belle Kreayshawn.
This, some months after the latter was attacked by Ms. ’212′ for tweeting a link to the song’s video posted on an adult website, prompting Banks to label the Rapper a ‘stupid b*tch’.
Now peep her apology and Kreayshawn’s response below…
Tuesday, July 24th 2012
With her debut LP ‘Somethin’ About Kreay’ due out September 17th, Kreayshawn kicks off its launch with its first single ‘Go Hard’.
Aided by a dreamlike new video, the cut follows the release of ‘Breakfast’ and of course- 2011′s ‘Gucci Gucci’.
Monday, June 25th 2012
With her debut LP ‘Something About Kreay‘ due out August 14th, Kreayshawn unveils its latest release ‘Summertime’ featuring her ‘sister’ V Nasty.
The follow up to the 2Chainz assisted ‘Breakfast (Syrup)’ , the upbeat jam is yet to receive the visual treatment, but until it does get into the ‘Summer’ vibe below…
Monday, May 21st 2012
Get familiar with ‘Breakfast’, served up by Bay belle Kreayshawn.
The latest effort pulled from her first LP ‘Something About Kreay‘, the clip premiered online this morning and awaits you below.
Saturday, May 19th 2012
Kreayshawn is back!
One year after launching the viral hit ‘Gucci Gucci‘, the Bay belle serves ‘Breakfast’, the latest cut from her debut LP ‘Something About Kreay‘.
Featuring ‘Beez In The Trap’ spitter 2 Chainz, the upbeat number will welcome its video Monday, but until then- listen below…
Sunday, February 26th 2012
For one reason or another, Azealia Banks has developed a habit of trash talking her contemporaries.
From downplaying Nicki Minaj‘s talent to labeling Kreayshawn a ‘dumb b”tch’, Banks is becoming just as renowned for her uncensored opinions as she is for her ever exciting music.
This week- while promoting her debut album, Kreayshawn has responded to Azealia’s remarks, admitting she found them to be hurtful.
Tuesday, January 24th 2012
In many ways, Nicki Minaj is to female Rap what Amy Winehouse was to British music.
From the buzz she garnered between’08-2010 to the well endowed commercial effort that was her debut LP, her success has led to a rise in the number of Femcees scoring major recording contracts, putting the oft overlooked sect back on the musical map.
So, with the likes of Lil Kim, Charli Baltimore, Missy Elliott and Da Brat readying long awaited come back albums, and Iggy Azalea, Kreayshawn, Paris and Azealia Banks gearing up to release their debuts, we want to know:
Could 2012 be the year of the female Rapper?
And if so, which one are you most excited about?
Monday, October 3rd 2011
Rising rapstress Kreayshawn has spent as much time defending her art as she has creating it. From freestyle fails to conjured altercations, for some reason people still doubt the Oakland native’s creativity- and authenticity.
And, with many of her efforts (including her very signing to Columbia Records) being greeted with skepticism, the ‘Gucci Gucci’ hitmaker has taken to SoulCulture TV to silence critics who say she’s a gimmick and “one-hit wonder”. Find out her thoughts on these topics and more in the interesting interview the jump: