Nostalgia Best Female Hip-Hop Artists Of The '90s You Forgot You Loved  

Kellie Kreiss
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List Rules Vote up your favorite hip-hop queens based on the bangers they released in the 1990s - not before or after.

Surely the majority of us are familiar with the well-known phrase, "behind every great man there is a great (or maybe greater?) woman." And this has proven to be true in the world of '90s hip-hop as well.

When thinking about hip-hop music in the '90s, big names such as Snoop Dogg, Jay Z, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony may come to mind - but what about all of the women who were trailblazing their way through the '90s hip-hop world and beyond? Here is a list of just a few of the many women who helped to define the future of hip-hop music and style by showing us how to put our thing down, flip it and reverse it, all while avoiding Scrubs.

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Aaliyah, One in a Million, I Care 4 U

2
172 41
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Crazy Sexy Cool, Ooooooohhh ... On the TLC Tip, 3D

3
151 52
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Under Construction, Supa Dupa Fly, Miss E ...So Addictive

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134 45
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The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, MTV Unplugged 2.0, Ms. Hill

5
116 38
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Very Necessary, Hot, Cool & Vicious

6
102 36
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Mary, My Life, What's the 411?

7
98 47
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The Naked Truth, Hard Core, The Notorious KIM

8
86 39
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Funky Divas, Masterpiece Theatre, EV3

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83 39
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The Best of Brandy, Afrodisiac, Full Moon

10
81 45
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Ashanti's Christmas, Chapter II, Ashanti

11
76 44
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All Hail the Queen, Black Reign, Trav'lin' Light

12
81 51
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Ruff Ryders' First Lady, Eve-Olution, Scorpion

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61 40
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Funkdafied, Unrestricted, Miss P.

14
33 16
Mýa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best Female Hip-Hop Artists Of The '90s You Forgot You Loved

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58 43
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After the Storm, All Eyez on Me, Miss Thang

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49 37
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Lyte as a Rock, Seven & Seven, Act Like You Know

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49 41
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Ill Na Na, Chyna Doll, Broken Silence

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25 43
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Necessary Roughness, From VA 2 LA, Afro Puffs

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22 40
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Do You Wanna Ride?, The Second Coming, Private Show

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20 41
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You Better Ask Somebody, Black Pearl, Make Way for the Motherlode

21
10 38
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Kollage, Good Rap Music, BB Queen

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12 44
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Heather B.

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9 38
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The Endless Rise of the Sun, An Electro Soul Experience, The Parade

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8 37
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Uneek

25
8 37
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Lin Que

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7 36
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N-Tyce

27
5 37
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Gotta Get a Grip

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6 44
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Burnin' at 20 Below, Who's the Boss?, Unfinished Business