Different Money: 10 Female Rappers Who Aren't Nicki Minaj

Believe it or not, there are other women out there who spit.

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This may come as a shock to you but...there are women besides Nicki Minaj who rap. Black Voices was kind enough to cobble together a list of these sisters-in-rhyme. Below is a sample:

 

1. Tiye Phoenix

Repping: New Jersey via Baltimore

Beginning as a classically trained pianist, Tiye Phoenix is a lyrically shrewd rapper, singer and producer who has been in the music industry for more than a decade. She's written with Public Enemy, worked with producers Hank and Keith Shocklee, and slayed competition in several beat battles. Once upon a time, Phoenix was signed to Rawkus Records, where she worked with Mos Def, Talib Kweli and DJ Hi-Tek. These days, she's promoting her slept-on album 'Half Woman Half Amazin', released via BabyGrande Records in 2009.

For more info, check out MySpace.com/TiyePhoenix and Twitter.com/TiyePhoenix.

 

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