NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 26: Queen Latifah attends Tribeca Talks and the Premiere of The Queen Collective Shorts – 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studio on April 26, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
A new documentary series is coming to Netflix, and some of the most influential women in hip-hop are sitting down to tell its story their way.
The docuseries names other iconic emcees such as Rah Digga, up-and-coming artists, and current chart-toppers, including Latto and Tierra Whack. Hip-Hop fans will also learn more about key record labels, stylists, and journalists. “By giving flowers to originators like Sha-Rock and Roxanne Shante or hearing real talk from contemporary superstars like Saweetie and Coi Leray, ‘Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop‘ contextualizes the history of the music that changed the world within the wider social, racial, and political landscape of the times and, crucially, through a female lens,” the synopsis included, according to Okayplayer.
The docuseries is executive produced by Dream Hampton, Troy Carter, Raeshem Nijhon, Carri Twigg, MC Lyte, Nicole Galovski, Justin Simien, and Jennifer Ryan.
Source: Black Enterprise