#6 Favorite of 2017: CARDI B

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Climbing a debut single to #1 in this country is no easy feat…but a “regular, degular, shmegular girl from the bronx” made it happen!

Cardi’s debut single ‘Bodak Yellow‘ was important this year because the last time a solo woman ascended these charts…it was year 1998.

More importantly we need Cardi B in Hip-Hop because she…

“…suggests a new lane for female rappers—one that has little to do with seeking permission from male gatekeepers, pandering to white culture, or criticizing other women for their sexuality. It is about finding an audience on your own terms…”