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The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop  

Susie Moss
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List Rules Only include female rappers. No pop stars or R&B singers

The best dressed women in hip-hop are the female rappers and artists who consistently look fantastic at red carpet events, in music videos, and when they are photographed by paparazzi, leading the way for female hip hop fashion. Like the best dressed male rappers, these ladies are burning up the Billboard hip-hop charts and frequent the best-dressed lists at music awards.

Though their musical styles can vary between rap, hip-hop, R&B, and even pop, a select few female artists have steadily been among the best dressed musicians nearly every time they are spotted. The beautiful Alicia Keys, the stunning Kelly Rowland, rapper Eve and Grammy Award-winning Mary J. Blige are just a few of the names that come to mind as some of the best dressed women in hip-hop in recent memory. If you're looking for how to dress like a female rapper, you need only take a look at the stylish women in hip hop on this list.

Depending on your definition of best dressed, another category of female artists can be considered among the best dressed for their willingness to take big risks. Singers like Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim always seem to find a way to turn heads for their often wacky clothing choice, though an argument that they belong on the worst-dressed lists could be made as well. Rihanna, Eve and M.I.A. might perhaps be the best dressed as they seem to have found the right balance between standing out from the crowd and remaining (mostly) classy as well. Female rapper fashion really runs the gamut these days.

Whether these female hip-hop artists are walking the red carpet at the BET Awards or the American Music Awards, or simply photographed leaving a club, all of these hip-hop and rap artists have become musical and fashion icons for one reason or another. Have a favorite female hip-hop artist whose style you dig? Vote for her, add her below or re-rank this list to tell us who is an icon to you!
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list ordered by
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Nicki Minaj is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Hardcore hip hop
2
Cardi B is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Coolza added Hip hop, Trap
3
Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues
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Lisa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
blurrybaby21 added K Pop Rapper
5
Ashanti is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop
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Eve is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Pop music
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Trina is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Contemporary R&B
8
Iggy Azalea is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
MChi added Hip hop
9
Keyshia Cole is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
malmrphy added Hip hop music, Neo soul, Contemporary R&B
10
Queen Latifah is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Vaja Osepaishvili added Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Jazz
11
Fergie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music
12
TLC is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Benjamin Vozzo added Hip hop music, Girl group, Alternative hip hop
13
Lauryn Hill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul
14
MC Lyte is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Coolza added Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues
15
Lil' Kim is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Hip hop music, Dirty rap, Hardcore hip hop
16
Jennie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
blurrybaby21 added K-Pop rapper
17
Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Coolza added Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop
18
Remy Ma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
MChi added Hip hop music, Gangsta rap
19
Faith Evans is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
MChi added Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop
20
Rasheeda is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues, Crunk&B
21
SZA is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
walzjenna added Alternative R&B, Neo soul, R&B
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K. Michelle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
malmrphy added Pop music, Hip Hop, Contemporary R&B
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Amber Rose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
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Foxy Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Artur Sodré added Hip hop music, Ragga, Dancehall
25
Da Brat is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dressed Women in Hip-Hop
Coolza added Hip hop music