Friday, August 23rd 2013
Missy Elliott. Lauryn Hill. Nicki Minaj.
Though other Female Rappers may have enjoyed fleeting moments of popularity during their prime, the three named above can not only boasting of long running popularity, but the cultural impact to back it up.
Indeed, whether one chooses to love her or hate her, Minaj’s impact on Rap and Pop culture’s serving of Urban music does stand as one of the most phenomenal yet underrated chapters in the industry’s story.
For, while she joins Rihanna and Beyonce to be hailed as one of three leading Black female artists both home and away, her polarising nature still leaves many unable to accept how remarkable her rise has been.
So, as to praise the ‘Still I Rise‘ performer at the BMI Urban Awards last night, her Rap sibling Trina shocked its audience with a moving tribute dedicated to her.
Thursday, January 24th 2013
Still fresh from taking on ‘The Boys’ with Nicki Minaj, Cassie calls on Rap beauties Trina and Lola Monroe for ‘All Girls, All Gold‘- a remix of Trinidad James’ ‘All Gold Everything’.
Serving a healthy dose of sass and comradery, the fierce piece will feature on Ms.Ventura’s forthcoming ‘Rock-A-Bye-Baby‘ mix tape, which she hopes you will download upon release.
Until then, check out the ‘Girls’ below…
Sunday, December 23rd 2012
Admit it… you love Trina.
Yes, from that body, that skill and lyrics that could make even the likes of Rihanna blush, we guarantee you’ll fall head over heels with her brand spanking new video, ‘Beam’, featuring Iceberg & Gunplay.
Get right into it after the jump, and let us know what you think of it below…
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…
Tuesday, December 4th 2012
‘Look Back At Me’ beauty Trina is looking to get “Back 2 Business” as evidenced by her latest musical venture. Celebrating her 34th birthday yesterday, the Diamond Princess is looking to gift fans with 20 new tracks featuring the likes of Slim Thug, DJ Khaled, and more.
Tuck in below to get your first taste of what the Miami femcee is serving up:
Wednesday, July 25th 2012
Yes, after a brief hiatus from Rap music, Miami’s very own Trina steps out with’I’m Back (Back To Business)’.
Certainly not for the faint hearted, the scorching video sees the MC in all her ‘twerking’ glory, delivering what we’d call one of the year’s more interesting clips.
Monday, May 28th 2012
After dabbling in Dance, Trina barks back with a taste of the familiar on new single ‘I’m Back (Back 2 Business)’.
Does the self-christened “Baddest B*tch” still have it? Find out after the jump…
Tuesday, March 27th 2012
It seems femcee Trina is pairing her new style with a new sound.
Following the Nicki Minaj “pop for play” trend, the self-styled Baddest B*tch leaves her trademark “risque” at the door, swapping it for something more universal on new cut ‘Outer Space’.
Listen to Ms. Taylor venture outside of the box below…
Tuesday, August 23rd 2011
Peep the 305′s very own Trina, heating it up for VIBE in a recent shoot for the publication.
Flaunting a number of looks for the magazine’s ‘Summer Of Celebs In Swim Wear’ series, the ’5 Star Chick‘ lyricist was shot by photographer Presscott Mcdonald.
More images below, courtesy of Necole Bitchie…