NABFEME and WOMEN WHO JAM PRESENTS… SISTER’S BEHIND THE BEAT #Detroit at The Charles H. Wright Museum Saturday June 28th, 2014

Grateful and honored to be speaking this Saturday at The Charles H. Wright Museum with all of these Awesome Women in “The Industry” for “Sisters Behind the Beat”. NABFEME & WOMEN WHO JAM PRESENTS… SISTER’S BEHIND THE BEAT Featuring Detroit’s Most prominent Women in Music, Entertainment and Business LAUNCH EVENT for #NABFEME Detroit Chapter and featured panel! PLUS CHAMPAGNE … Continue reading

What it looks like when a West African female emcee busts into her country’s nearly all-male hip hop industry

Originally posted on: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/senegal/140616/toussa-senerap-GOTAL-rapper-west-african-hip-hop written by: Elizabeth Flock People ask where all the female rappers have gone. Senegal’s Toussa Senerap has a compelling answer: right where hip hop began. DAKAR, Senegal — On the dusty outskirts of Dakar, a young woman stepped onstage, wearing thick dreads and Ray Ban sunglasses. Toussa Senerap looked out at the … Continue reading

Save The Date! May 31 The Foundation of 5eGallery 5th Anniversary event Celebrating Women in Hip Hop

Save The Date! The Foundation of 5eGallery will be hosting our 5th Anniversary event Celebrating Women in Hip Hop on May 31, 2014. We’ll have B-Girl Battles, DJ Showcase, Graf Writer art show with Live a Painting, Amazing performances by Legendary Emcees! Award Ceremony Honoring Women who have been holding down Detroit Hip Hop! If … Continue reading

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