First Ladies

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  • Cassie, Diddy
  • Da Brat, Jermaine Dupri
  • Aaliyah, R. Kelly, Missy Elliot, Timbaland
  • Tweet, Missy Elliot
  • Ashanti, Ja Rule
  • Teyana Taylor, Pharrell Williams, Kanye West
  • Leah LaBelle, Pharrell Williams, Jermaine Dupri
  • Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne
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  • Iggy Azalea, T.I.

Aaliyah

Despite all the controversy surrounding Aaliyah and R. Kelly, the fact remains that he helped jumpstart her career. Long before Aaliyah linked with Timbaland and Missy, she linked up with the Pied Piper to craft some of her earliest music.

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