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?