In the past five days, Missy Elliott, Lil' Kim, and Foxy Brown have all put out new songs and Lauryn Hill hit the half-way point of her unexpected (and unexplained) tour. That means A) Nicki Minaj has 'em running scared, B) Nicki Minaj has 'em inspired, C) Nicki Minaj beef has business booming, or D) Lady rappers are forming like Voltron and a ferocious revolution is on the way.
Minaj's debut album "Pink Friday" has already shipped platinum and climbed to Number Two on the Billboard Top 200 (The Amp even thinks she has a shot at the top spot next week). While it's not the masterpiece many of us were hoping for based on the strength of her mixtapes and cameos (see a fab list of them here), it was heralded as the Great Return of the Female MC. That got some people thinking positive thoughts (like Missy, who endorsed Minaj and said she "makes rapping fun again"), and some people thinking negative thoughts -- like Lil' Kim who went on a beefy rampage in an attempt to get some TwitterRead More »from Lady Rap Mania! Missy, Kim, Foxy Drop New Tracks Like It’s 1999