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A list of female rappers and women known for their skills on the mic. Since the early days of hip-hop, women have taken a large part in crafting the genre's overall tone and sound. Though hip-hop music is commonly associated with misogynist lyrics and a glorification of male-exclusive camaraderie, there have always been women taking part as well, off-setting this attitude with a steely, seen-it-all perspective of their own. Sometimes, women would make up a part of a successful rap group, such as Digable Planets. But just as often, women would pursue their own solo rap careers, often with the assistance or stewardship of an established male rap act. (For example, Bahamadia got an early boost in the '90s from Gang Starr's Guru. Lil' Kim, as well, was mentored in the rap game by none other than the late Biggie Smalls himself.)

Who are the best female rappers? As of today, many ladies who rap are just as notable and get just as much buzz for new releases as men, and the female MC is an accepted part of mainstream hip-hop culture. So much so, in fact, that more recent female hip-hop acts like Kreayshawn and Iggy Azalea are more like commentaries on the place for women in rap culture.

List Criteria: Only female rappers & hip hop artists, no pop or R&B singers

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    1. 138
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      Hip-Hop, Electro Rap More
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      Gavlyn

      Alternative Hip-Hop, West Coast Hip-Hop More
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      Female MC from California her song What I Do has over 4  Million plays on Youtube
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      Hip hop music More
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      Hip hop music More
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    5. 122
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      Hip hop music, Salsa music, Rhythm and blues More
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    6. 15
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      Hip hop music, Electronic music, Hip Hop More
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    7. 149
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      The Last Kinection

      Aussie Hip-Hop, Hip hop music, Political Hip-Hop More
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      Aboriginal Hip hop group Consisting of one Male and one Female MC I think the sheer dominance ... more
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      Rap, Crudd Rock, R&B More
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    10. 167
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      Rock music, Alternative rock More
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    11. 93
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      Hip hop music More
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    12. 83
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      Ragga, Dancehall More
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    13. 157
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      Hip hop music More
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    14. 80
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      French hip hop, Contemporary R&B, Hip hop soul More
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    15. 56
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      Hip hop music, Pop music, UK Garage More
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    16. 84
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      Hip hop music, Dance-pop, Rap music More
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    17. 67
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      Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro hop More
      35
    18. 40
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      Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop More
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    19. 11
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      Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Worldbeat More
      72
    20. 136
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      Hip hop music, Electro, Grime More
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    21. 155
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    22. 50
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      Synthpop, Pop music, Electro hop More
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    23. 114
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      Dubstep, UK Garage, House music More
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    24. 193
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      Political hip hop, French hip hop More
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    25. 156
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      Rap music, German hip hop More
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    26. 76
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      Hip hop music, Pop music, Pop rap More
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    27. 69
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      Senna Guemmour

      Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B More
      34
    28. 134
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      Female Rap group from Ghana... Disbanded
    29. 146
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      Hip hop music, Rap music More
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      MC From India
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      Hip hop music, Rap music, Contemporary R&B More
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    31. 124
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      Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop More
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    32. 178
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      Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rave music More
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    33. 111
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      Alternative hip hop, Latin hip hop More
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      Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music More
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      Hip hop music, Synthpop, Hardcore hip hop More
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    36. 129
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      Hip-Hop More
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      Turkish MC, Sister of Ceza (Who appeared on Tech N9ines song "Worldwide ...
    37. 42
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      Hip hop music, Electro hop, Electro More
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    39. 70
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      Hip hop music, UK Garage, Electro house More
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      Hip hop music, UK Garage, Contemporary R&B More
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      Hip hop music, Pop music, Electro More
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    42. 61
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      Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop More
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    43. 64
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      Electronic music, Baltimore club More
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    44. 45
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      Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Gangsta rap More
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    45. 44
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      Hip hop music More
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    46. 115
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      Hip hop music, Rap music More
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    47. 18
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      Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop More
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    48. 192
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      Hip hop music, Dance music More
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    49. 8
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      Hip hop music More
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    50. 185
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      Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Underground hip hop More
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